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3rd & 4th Grade Reading Unit Resources – December, 2015

3rd Grade Resources: Lucy Calkins Curriculum Plan Gr3 Reading Workshop 2011 Information Unit Bends from Vernon Public Schools (based on TCRWP) TCRWP 3rd Grade Unit Outline from 2012 3rd Grade Information Reading Unit – from 2007 (needs to be updated)   4th Grade Resources: 4th Grade Opinion Reading Unit – Colorado Dept. Ed Lucy Calkin’s …

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2nd grade Informational Writing Resources – December 2015

Units TCRWP/NYC Informational Reading and Writing Unit Gr 2 Info How-to Portland Schools Gr 2 Info All-About Portland Schools Gr 2 Animal Research Portland Schools   Student Writing Samples All about Solids 2nd grade sample Apple Picking – 2nd grade information writing sample Cape Cod – 2nd grade information writing sample  

Learning Targets: A Roadmap to Optimizing Your Students’ Learning – December 1, 2015

workshop packet 12.1.15 Workshop Evaluation   Videos: Josh Kaufman – How to Learn Anything John Hattie – Why are some of our schools so successful?   Derek Jeter throwing a baseball Volkswagen commercial EL video – Students unpack a learning target     Resources: Learning target rubric_EL_110812_1 Literacy Habits of Mind Learning Targets Unpacking standards …

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Setting the Stage for Implementing and Writing ELA Curriculum – November, 2015

Nov 25 work packet   Balanced Literacy Self Assessment

Incorporating Literacy in the Content Areas – November 13, 2015

Workshop Packet 11.13.15

Shifts In Instruction: What does Guided Reading Look Like Now? November, 2015

Workshop Packet 11.6.15 Blog Entry with Short Stories for Middle School Students  

Instructional Coaching Institute: Refining Your Practice 2015-2016

Session 1 Materials: Session 1 workpacket electronic version Student Work Analysis Protocol link to reflection and evaluation   Session 2 Materials: Session 2 workpacket electronic   Coaching Cycle Videos: Diane Sweeney – Introduction to Student Centered Coaching Cycles “Advertisement” for Student Centered Coaching – 2 minute video prepared for teachers by a coach     …

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The Student Centered Classroom – Using Protocols to Deepen Students’ Knowledge – August, 2015

PROTOCOLS RESOURCES Expeditionary Learning – Protocols and Resources Link to National School Reform Faculty List of Protocols Link to School Reform Intiative Alphabetical Listing of Protocols   VIDEOS EL – Anchor Charts Teaching Channel – Participation Protocol for Academic Discussions EL – Management in the Active Classroom EL- Fishbowl Protocol EL – Chalk Talk EL …

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Developing Effective Text Dependent Questions – July 31, 2015

Link to Dr. Okal-Frink’s blog – Questioning Resources TEMPLATES previewing text notecatchers Chapter Book Blueprint close read template – full lesson plan brain dump tempalte – chapter books brain dump template TDQ Planning Template Achieve the Core Checklist for Evaluating Question Quality      

Transforming Your Reading Instruction: Close Read Design Summer Institute

Templates: brain dump template brain dump tempalte – chapter books close read template – full lesson plan close read template for handwriting Chapter Book Blueprint previewing text notecatchers   Finding Texts Link to my blog entry: Finding Texts On Line Monroe 2 BOCES – Social Studies Resources Free articles from Highlights Magazine Handout – Finding …

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