What is UbD?. Understanding By Design Stage 1 BestPrep TIW Monday, July 30, 2012. UbD Planning. Traditional Lesson Planning. Understand the Standards and Core Curriculum. Find Cool Activities to Use in the Class. Figure out How to Teach and Grade Activities.
Understanding By Design
Monday, July 30, 2012
Traditional Lesson Planning
Understand the Standards and Core Curriculum
Find Cool Activities to Use in the Class
Figure out How to Teach and Grade Activities
Plan for Students’ Learning and Understanding
Develop Cool Activities to Use in the Class that Stay with the Student FOREVER!
Align Activities to the Standards and Core Curriculum
What is Understanding by Design?
Stage 1– Establishing what is to be learned.
Stage 2– Determine how the learning is accomplished.
Stage 3– Develop the COOL learning activities.
Don’t forget about technology integration!
Complete your unit/ lesson plan and supplements. Have them ready by Thursday afternoon!
BestPrep Technology Lesson Library
Minnesota State Standards
Local District Standards
Stage 1 ready by Thursday afternoon!
is to be learned.
They are the unit concepts that:
Tips for using Essential Questions ready by Thursday afternoon!
Organize programs, courses, units of study, and lessons around the questions.
Select or design assessment tasks that are explicitly linked to the questions.
Edit the questions to make them as engaging and provocative as possible for the particular age group.
Derive and design specific concrete exploratory activities and inquiries for each question.
Lead to argument / discussion
What is unique about the mystery genre?
Does separation of powers create a deadlock?
How do the structure and behavior of insects enable them to survive?
What do masks and their use reveal about the culture?
How do effective writers hook and hold their readers?
Is history the story told by the “winners”?
How are materials recycled or disposed of?
Does art have a message?
Writing Essential Questions ready by Thursday afternoon!
Vocabulary ready by Thursday afternoon!
Key factual information
Important events and people
Sequence and timelines
Research, inquiry, investigation skills
Interpersonal, group skills
Technology skillsKey Knowledge and Skills
Explanation ready by Thursday afternoon!