There are three “Together is Better” handbooks for teaching
writing and reading together: one for
Opinion/Argument Writing, one for
Informative/Explanatory Writing, and one for
The handbooks include a unit planner, mini-lessons, posters,
samples, and standards for teaching writing and
reading together for grades 4-5.
The “Road Maps” are one-page teaching guides by
writing type with basic instruction methods and references
to the handbooks.