[This book] represents about six weeks of teaching, and within those six weeks, the unit supports several cycles of drafting, revision, and publication. The units align with the three types of writing specified in the Common Core State Standards -- p. 4.
Grade 4 - Language Arts
1. A new mission for schools and educators -- 2. What do the CCSS say aobut writing, and what does this mean for us? -- 3.The essentials of writing instruction -- 4. Upper-elementary-grade writers and the writing progress -- 5. Provisioning a writing workshop -- 6. Management systems -- 7. Inside the minilesson -- 8. Differentiated feedback: Conferring with individuals and small groups --9. Supporting English language learners -- 10. Building your own units of study.