Focus: Unit 1 reinforces many of the skills taught and practiced in the grade 2 Skills program. Students also read a series of literary excerpts in the Student Reader, Classic Tales. In addition, a Beginning-of-the-Year Assessment is administered to each student in order to identify code knowledge gaps.
Number of Lessons: 15
Lesson Time: 50–80 minutes each. Each lesson may be divided into shorter segments.
Additional Search Terms: fictional narrative • beginning-of-year-assessment • Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp • Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland • The Wind in the Willows