Units of Study
Units of Study

We follow the Reader's and Writer's Workshop model from Teacher's College at Columbia. 

Reading Units
Unit 1: Interpretation Book Clubs: Analyzing Theme
Unit 2: Tackling Text Complexity: Moving Up Levels of Nonfiction
Unit 3: Argument and Advocacy: Researching Debatable Issues
Unit 4: Fantasy Book Clubs: The Magic of Themes and Symbols

Writing Units
Unit 1: Narrative Craft
Unit 2: Feature Articles
Unit 3: The Research-Based Argument Essay
Unit 4: Literary Essay: Opening Texts and Seeing More
‚ÄčUnit 5: The Lens of History: Research Reports