Think about your data and look back at your notes from this morning. Look at any notes you took from the EXPLORE test. Use the t-chart in your packet to list things students need to know and be able to do to perform well on the EXPLORE test in Reading or Math and list corresponding teaching strategies.
Circulate the room, find someone from another table and give them a strategy from your T-Chart and get a strategy from their T- chart. When you have swapped ideas with your first partner, find another partner, and keep getting ideas for 5-10 minutes. Go back to your table and choose an idea to share with your tablemates.
The distinguishing skill of proficient readers is the ability to answer questions about complex text. Reading Between the Lines ACT, 2006
The Smarter Balanced Assessments will emphasize the central importance of a text- based reading approach. During a test, after all, a student quickly glances at the title, source, and author, and then is left with only the text-along with the added challenge of limited time. From Guided Highlighted Reading: A Close-Reading Strategy for Navigating Complex Text By Elaine Weber, Barbara Nelson and Cynthia Lynn Schofield
Is text-driven and meaning-based Focuses students on the context of text Guides students to read for one reading purpose at a time Invites and guides students to revisit the text more than once From Guided Highlighted Reading: A Close-Reading Strategy for Navigating Complex Text By Elaine Weber, Barbara Nelson and Cynthia Lynn Schofield
Guides students to return to the same text for multiple purposes Targets the acquisition of skills needed for close and critical reading Builds fluency and stamina in readers Uses multiple senses: visual, auditory, and kinesthetic From Guided Highlighted Reading: A Close-Reading Strategy for Navigating Complex Text By Elaine Weber, Barbara Nelson and Cynthia Lynn Schofield
1) Reading for Summary 2) Reading for Authors Craft 3) Reading for Vocabulary Acquisition 4) Reading for Multiple-Choice Test Preparation
Try it with the last paragraph of Anna Quindlens article, A Quilt of a Country which is referenced on p. 129 of the Common Core State Standards, ELA Appendix B as an Exemplar Text for 9 th and 10 th Grade Purposes: Reading For Summary Reading for Vocabulary Acquisition
Guided Highlighted Reading: A Close-Reading Strategy for Navigating Complex Text by Elaine M. Weber, Barbara A. Nelson and Cynthia Lynn Schofield MissionLiteracy.com – click on Common Core, then Reading, then Scroll down to Close and Critical Reading Close and Critical Reading: ACT Passages and Guided Highlighted Reads - 2GB flash drive: http://www.misd.net/languageart/Closeand CriticalReadingOrderForm.pdf
a strategy for all types of readers – moving students toward more independence especially important in timed reading situations such as the ACT Exam assists students with understanding complex text
Read the first paragraph of the passage on the handout: GRADE 11/Day1/Document 3 Learning How to Mark-it-up How does the reading level compare to the EXPLORE test you took earlier today?
Read the first paragraph of Day1/Document 4 Learning How to Mark-it-up Answer Key Read the first 3 paragraphs of Modeling Mark-it-up Script for Teachers (think aloud) Look at the Day 1/Doc. 6 Reading Strategies Have you used any of these strategies with your students? Are there any you could add?
Sample Instructions from ELA ACT Preparation Materials for Grade 11 from Oakland ISD: http://www.oakland.k12.mi.us/Departments/L earningServices/Humanities/EnglishLanguageA rtsLiteracy/ELAMMEPreparation/tabid/1584/De fault.aspx
LINCing Routine Marzanos Six Step Process Frayer Model Word Meaning Graphic Organizer Vocabulary Tree
Michigan will be participating in the Spring 2013 SBAC Pilot. There will be two types of schools involved in this pilot: 1) scientifically-selected schools and 2) volunteer schools. Building principals of schools scientifically-selected for this pilot were notified by email on December 4, 2012. If your school did not receive notification, but you would like to participate in the pilot as a volunteer school, you can do so by completing the volunteer registration form at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/SmarterBalancedPilot. To complete the survey, you will need your school's National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) number. You can find your NCES number at http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/districtsearch/. https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/SmarterBalancedPilot http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/districtsearch/
Common Core Wiki on Ingham ISDs Website: http://www.inghamisd.org/academic- services/mtss/commoncore/ http://www.inghamisd.org/academic- services/mtss/commoncore/ Practice Tests and other preparation materials from the College Board at www.act.org/ew/resources www.act.org/ew/resources Literacy Resources of all types at missionliteracy.com missionliteracy.com