Template: Unit Cover Letter Planning Sheet

Unit Title:
Grade: 7

Length of Unit:

Why is the work of this unit important to the learners in your class? What do learners look like when they are doing the work of this unit proficiently?


Describe the reading materials and the number of books, on average, you expect students to read during this unit.





How will students read - independently or collaboratively?




How will you use time? Across a day? Across a week?




What is the role of writing in this unit? How is Writing Workshop connected to this unit?




What is the role of talk in this unit?




What is the role of the read aloud in this unit?




Is there unit specific vocabulary? How does it fit into the unit?




How will you assess students growth in this unit?





What will homework look like in this unit?