Kicking It Up with Common Core. Presented by: Kerra Middleton. Position Statement on the Common Core College- and Career-Readiness Standards.
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Kicking It Up with Common Core
Presented by: Kerra Middleton
-collaborating with classroom teachers to design engaging learning tasks that integrate key critical thinking skills, technology and information literacy skills with subject area content
-providing a library program that contains multiple instructional avenues and resources in various formats for the authentic application of information literacy skills.
Support teachers by providing resources and integrating lessons in the media center
Read a story, use picture cards for students to retell the story. Place in a pocket chart to refer back to the story.
LMS introduces the poem to students.
LMS points to each word as she reads.
LMS has students share what they already know about spiders.
LMS records student response on the board.
LMS and students practice spider poem.
LMS explains that students will create a spider using the items on the napkin.
Students create a spider and write to retell facts about the spider.
Students eat the spider snack.
I'm a Little Spider
by Sue Brown
I'm a little spider,
watch me spin.
If you'll be my dinner,
I'll let you come in.
Then I'll spin my web to hold you tight,
And Gobble you up in one big bite!
Theme: Bears, Hibernation, Winter
(the one in the story or bring in a teddy bear)
Facts on insects
Lady bug plate with facts on back, Miss Spider retelling
Kindergarten-ant facts on black circles, forms an ant
Make “bug juice” and write
Alabama State Facts
AASL 2.2.4 Demonstrate personal productivity by completing products to express learning.
Bremen Town Musicians
W.4.7 Conduct short research projects that build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.
SL.4.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions with diverse partners on Grade 4 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
By Grade Level
By AASL Standard
-Story from the baby bear’s perspective “Sam”
-Book includes “Think About It” with suggested activities to compare/contrast different versions, tell the story from a different point of view and additional activities, includes a glossary
-Lesson Activity http://pinterest.com/pin/220394975485487221/
-Science poems, science topics/vocabulary
-Short tale told by the mouse
-Includes short rhymes
-Student Work Samplehttp://www.spaghettibookclub.org/review.php?review_id=9455
-A Wild Western Cinderella
-Author’s Note tells components of a fable with the moral of each tale
-Educator’s Guide http://holidayhouse.com/docs/Fox_Tails.pdf
-Blends different versions of Cinderella
-across cultures (in one text)
-Cinderella unit, this story is included http://www.mybookezzz.com/ebook.php?u=aHR0cDovL3d3dy5paGVhcnR0ZWFjaGluZy5jb20vdXBsb2Fkcy8yLzcvNC84LzI3NDg1NDYvdm9sdW1lXzFfbXVsdGljdWx0dXJhbF9jaW5kZXJlbGxhX2FudGhvbG9neS5wZGYKaSBIZWFydCBUZWFjaGluZywgTFA=
-Social Studies Research and Practice
-city Goldilocks with a wandering bear, reunited
-Goldilocks Returns to make things right
-Lesson Idea http://ww2.tulsalibrary.org/parents/documents/Goldilocks_Returns.pdf
-Book trailer http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KJr_JPnv9EM
-Conclusion to the nursery rhyme of Humpty Dumpty
-Includes popular nursery rhyme characters (underwear, says “butt”)
-Book trailer http://www.horowitzdave.com/movies.html
-Lesson Idea http://www1.ccs.k12.in.us/mte/downloads/cms_block_file/45500/file/40238
-Picture book about nature
-Includes drawings and photos of Jane Goodall along with “About Jane Goodall” and “Message from Jane”
-Write about a day you had an oopsy day. Create a class book Oopsy, Students!
-Lesson idea: http://www.thedailycafe.com/Lit%20Lesson%20-%20Pete%20the%20Cat.pdf
-A folktale of generosity
-Winter snow and animals finding food
-Lesson Idea: http://teacher.neisd.net/library/public/lessonplan/lessonplan.cfm?lessonpk=136
-Questions to Consider:
-15 short poems about science themes Poetry Lessons
-Book includes a block-printed page including an ancient Chinese manuscript that is based during the T’ang dynasty (618-907 A.D.)
-Lesson Example http://www.education.ne.gov/forlg/Elementary/Yeh-Shen.pdf