UbD Stage 1: Identify Desired Results. Essential Questions, Enduring Understandings, Key Knowledge and Skills. Brain Booster. Before we dig in to curriculum, take 3 minutes and draw a pig. Don’t peek at anyone else’s pig!. Objectives.
Essential Questions, Enduring Understandings, Key Knowledge and Skills
“It is through the process of actively interrogating the content that students strengthen and deepen their understanding.”
Look at the handouts in your binder. Examine the “Essential Questions” vs. the “Not Essential Questions” and the Additional examples for your content.
Why you ask a question matters more than how you phrase it.
“What’s the pattern?”
Understandings synthesize what students should understand,
—not just know or do—
as a result of studying a particular content area.
Knowing is not understanding. There is a great difference between knowing and understanding: you can know a lot about something and not really understand it.” -Charles Kettering
Not Action Verbs