2English Language Arts Reading – Literature Reading – Informational TextWritingSpeaking and Listening
3Major Shifts from SCSText Complexity – lots of Informational Text and more complex LiteratureStudents must analyze, infer, and give evidenceWriting from sources – read text, analyze, put thoughts into writingMastery of writing and speakingAcademic vocabulary – words that are hard to put definitions with
4Project Oriented Presenters made the comparison to Grad School Students will be expected to present researchText based answersMastery of Writing and SpeakingWriting – creativity in their arguments rather than narrative based
5We want our students to read like a detective and write like an investigative reporter.
6New Blooms….really?! Verbs and questions stems on key rings Write lesson plansPost kid-friendly objectivesTakes focus off what teacher will do and turns it into what the STUDENTS will do.Let students generate questions using the stems in an activity station
7Costa’s House Three Story Intellect: Basement – remembering, understandingGround floor – applying, analyzingPenthouse – evaluating, creating
810 Anchor Standards *Same for K-12 Key Ideas and Details-Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from text.-Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.-Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
910 Anchor Standards *Same for K-12 Craft and Structure-Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.-Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text (a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole.-Assess how point of view or purpose shapes the content and style of a text.
1010 Anchor Standards *Same for K-12 Integration of Knowledge and Ideas-Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.-Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, including the validity of the reasoning as well as the relevance and sufficiency of the evidence.-Analyze how two or more texts address similar themes or topics in order to build knowledge or to compare the approaches the authors take.
1110 Anchor Standards *Same for K-12 Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity-Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
12Vertical Alignment Activity Each person at the table take all of the sheets of a color from the baggie – you should have 6 different small sheets.Place the sheets in order from kindergarten through fifth grade
13Key Ideas and Details - Literature Kindergarten:With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story
14Key Ideas and Details - Literature First Grade:Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details
15Key Ideas and Details - Literature Second Grade:Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges
16Key Ideas and Details - Literature Third Grade:Describe characters in a story (e.g. their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events
17Key Ideas and Details - Literature Fourth Grade:Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text(e.g. a character’s thoughts, words, or actions)
18Key Ideas and Details - Literature Fifth Grade:Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in text (e.g. how characters interact)
19CrosswalksThis document shows the connection between the current Standard Course of Study and the Common CoreYou need to just get in there and check it out
20Unpacking DocumentsBreaks down the standard into essential questions and provides task analysisThis seems to be the most valuable resource
21What about THE TEST?? Grade 3 Reading for Literature 32 – 37 % Reading for Information 41 – 45 %Language 20 – 24 %
22What about THE TEST?? Grade 4 Reading for Literature 30 – 34 % Reading for Information 45 – 49 %Language 19 – 21 %
23What about THE TEST?? Grade 5 Reading for Literature 36 – 40 % Reading for Information 29 – 33 %Language 29 – 31 %
24Pacing Guides on the way According to Sandra Evans, we will have pacing guides in hand before the start of the new school year.Great unit example for 2nd grade on