Teacher Resource Books for Multi-Grade Lessons

These spiral-bound multi-grade lesson planning resources are ideal for differentiating instruction. 

Grade-level Specific Grammar Resources

The teacher books are supported with additional classroom-ready resources for 10-minute, grade-level specific lessons for grades 1–5. They are available to schools and districts exclusively by Zaner-Bloser. Please visit their site for complete information about school or district-wide sales.

Free Resources

Take a look at additional resources that offer a deeper dive into the Patterns of Power approach.


Author Webinars
With Jeff Anderson and Whitney La Rocca

Jeff Anderson and Whitney La Rocca on a computer screen


A Patterns of Power Podcast

An open book with a vintage microphone and two pencils

Take your understanding of Patterns of Power to a much deeper level by listening to the POPCast Podcast. Each of the 16 episodes go into each step so you can fully appreciate the simplicity of the Patterns of Power process.


Classroom Videos

Jeff Anderson teaching a class with a play button overlaid

Jeff Anderson and Whitney La Rocca, coauthors of Patterns of Power, invite you into first-, third-, and fourth-grade classrooms to watch as they work in real classrooms to create sustainable instruction in the area of grammar and conventions.

Click on the links below to watch these Patterns of Power videos.


Grade 1 with Whitney La Rocca Grade 3 with Jeff Anderson: Grade 4 with Jeff Anderson:


Learn more about the authors of Patterns of Power

Jeff Anderson headshot

For more than thirty years, Jeff Anderson has inspired writers and teachers of grades K-8 with the power and joy of the writing process.

His books come from his work in his own classrooms and those across the United States.


Whitney La Rocca headshot

Whitney La Rocca, with more than 20 years in education, has been a teacher, a literacy coach, and a consultant, working with children and teachers across grade levels, schools, and districts.

With a deep knowledge of content, standards, and best practices, Whitney enjoys delivering professional development and coaching teachers to support children as they develop their identities in the world of literacy.


Travis Leech headshot

Travis Leech is a middle school teacher, gifted and talented specialist, and now instructional coach in San Antonio, TX.


Melinda Clark headshot

Melinda Clark is a graduate of Angelo State University with a Bachelor of Arts in English, and a Masters in Educational Leadership with Principals’ Certification from Lamar University.

Currently the Academic Program Coordinator at a Title 1 high school in San Antonio, she has 31 years experience in education, including teaching middle school and high school English Language Arts, instructional coaching, independent consulting, and presenting at the district, regional and state levels.


Caroline Sweet headshot

Caroline Sweet is a Bilingual Literacy Coach at LCpl Nicholas S. Perez Elementary School in Austin, Texas.

She has been a bilingual educator for 14 years and was named 2011 Teacher of the Year in Austin Independent School District. Caroline first met Jeff when she was a student in his fourth-grade classroom in 1991.


Holly Durham headshot

Holly Durham has worked in various roles in public education, serving students, teachers, and administrators.

She began her career in 1992, teaching middle school English in a small town outside of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She moved to Houston, Texas in 1997 to teach high school English. Holly has training and experiences in literacy as well as in leadership, federal and state policy, accountability, and coaching for both teachers and administrators.