Professional Development Turnkey Kit: ELA 9-12: Teachers

Professional Development | Turnkey Kit

ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS 9-12

How To Use This Turnkey Kit

Audience

Teachers and NT Members

NTI July 2012 Participants
Description
  • Explain the features and purpose of the Core Proficiencies Units.
  • Identify CCSS aligned curriculum.
  • Identify and correct common errors teachers make when developing curriculum

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Please download individual facilitator’s guides for more detailed information regarding session preparation, delivery, activities, resources, and feedback.

 

Session Description

Resources Required

Session 1

Understanding the Core Proficiencies Units
Time: 60 minutes

Analyze anchor standard R.1 and learn the connection between that standard and the Core Proficiencies Unit series

Facilitators Guide: Session 1, Understanding the Core Proficiencies Units

Presentation: Understanding the Core Proficiencies Units

Making Evidence-Based Claims about Literary Technique Grade 9 Unit, Handouts, and Tools

Session 2

Understanding the Evidence-Based Claims Unit
Time: 90 minutes

Analyze the Evidence-Based Claims Unit for evidence of the instructional shifts. Examine the instructional arc and features of the unit

Facilitators Guide: Session 2, Understanding the Evidence-Based Claims Unit

Presentation: Understanding the Evidence-Based Claims Unit

Presentation: NTI Vets: Building a Core Proficiencies Sequence

Making Evidence-Based Claims about Literary Technique Grade 9 Unit, Handouts, and Tools

Six Instructional Shifts for ELA/Literacy

Session 3

Experiencing EBC about Literary Technique
Time: 150 minutes

Experience sections of the EBC unit as both students and teachers in order to understand the process for teaching this skill.

Session 4

Assessing Student Learning
Time: 90 minutes

Examine the assessment tools in the Evidence-Based Claims unit, analyze sample student work to learn how to use student work to inform instruction.

Facilitators Guide: Session 4, Assessing Student Learning

Presentation: Assessing Student Learning

Making Evidence-Based Claims about Literary Technique Grade 9 Unit, Handouts, and Tools

“The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber”, Ernest Hemingway

Session 5

Teaching the (Actual) Standard
Time: 90 mins

Analyze standards in the EBC unit, learn about common mistakes that occur when designing instruction in order to teach a standard with fidelity.

Facilitators Guide: Session 5, Teaching the (Actual) Standard

Presentation: Teaching the (Actual) Standard

Making Evidence-Based Claims about Literary Technique Grade 9 Unit, Handouts, and Tools

Six Instructional Shifts for ELA/Literacy

Session 6

EBC and Beyond: Building Effective Sequences of Close-Reading Questions
Time: 150 mins

Read a short paper about close reading questions, to learn a strategy for approach close reading instructional design. Learn common missteps when creating text dependent questions in instruction, and practice creating a sequence of text dependent questions about a complex text.

Facilitators Guide: Session 5, : EBC and Beyond: Building Effective Sequences of Close-Reading Questions

Presentation: EBC and Beyond: Building Effective Sequences of Close-Reading Questions

Making Evidence-Based Claims about Literary Technique Grade 9 Unit, Handouts, and Tools

“A Guide to Creating Text Dependent Questions for Close Analytic Reading”

Sample Question Sequence

“The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber”, Ernest Hemingway

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Monday, July 8, 2013
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