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ELA Common Core – What We Know So Far…. English Language Arts. Reading – Literature Reading – Informational Text Writing Speaking and Listening. Major Shifts from SCS. Text Complexity – lots of Informational Text and more complex Literature Students must analyze, infer, and give evidence

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Ela common core what we know so far

ELA Common Core – What We Know So Far….


English language arts

English Language Arts

  • Reading – Literature

  • Reading – Informational Text

  • Writing

  • Speaking and Listening


Major shifts from scs

Major Shifts from SCS

  • Text Complexity – lots of Informational Text and more complex Literature

  • Students must analyze, infer, and give evidence

  • Writing from sources – read text, analyze, put thoughts into writing

  • Mastery of writing and speaking

  • Academic vocabulary – words that are hard to put definitions with


Project oriented

Project Oriented

  • Presenters made the comparison to Grad School

  • Students will be expected to present research

  • Text based answers

  • Mastery of Writing and Speaking

  • Writing – creativity in their arguments rather than narrative based


Ela common core what we know so far

  • We want our students to read like a detective and write like an investigative reporter.


New blooms really

New Blooms….really?!

  • Verbs and questions stems on key rings

  • Write lesson plans

  • Post kid-friendly objectives

  • Takes focus off what teacher will do and turns it into what the STUDENTS will do.

  • Let students generate questions using the stems in an activity station


Costa s house

Costa’s House

  • Three Story Intellect:

  • Basement – remembering, understanding

  • Ground floor – applying, analyzing

  • Penthouse – evaluating, creating


10 anchor standards same for k 12

10 Anchor Standards*Same for K-12

  • Key Ideas and Details

    -Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from text.

    -Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.

    -Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.


10 anchor standards same for k 121

10 Anchor Standards*Same for K-12

  • Craft and Structure

    -Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.

    -Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text (a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole.

    -Assess how point of view or purpose shapes the content and style of a text.


10 anchor standards same for k 122

10 Anchor Standards*Same for K-12

  • Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

    -Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.

    -Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, including the validity of the reasoning as well as the relevance and sufficiency of the evidence.

    -Analyze how two or more texts address similar themes or topics in order to build knowledge or to compare the approaches the authors take.


10 anchor standards same for k 123

10 Anchor Standards*Same for K-12

  • Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

    -Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.


Vertical alignment activity

Vertical Alignment Activity

  • Each person at the table take all of the sheets of a color from the baggie – you should have 6 different small sheets.

  • Place the sheets in order from kindergarten through fifth grade


Key ideas and details literature

Key Ideas and Details - Literature

  • Kindergarten:

    With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story


Key ideas and details literature1

Key Ideas and Details - Literature

  • First Grade:

    Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details


Key ideas and details literature2

Key Ideas and Details - Literature

  • Second Grade:

    Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges


Key ideas and details literature3

Key Ideas and Details - Literature

  • Third Grade:

    Describe characters in a story (e.g. their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events


Key ideas and details literature4

Key Ideas and Details - Literature

  • Fourth Grade:

    Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text

    (e.g. a character’s thoughts, words, or actions)


Key ideas and details literature5

Key Ideas and Details - Literature

  • Fifth Grade:

    Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in text (e.g. how characters interact)


Crosswalks

Crosswalks

  • This document shows the connection between the current Standard Course of Study and the Common Core

  • You need to just get in there and check it out

  • http://www.ncpublicschools.org/acre/standards/common-core-tools/


Unpacking documents

Unpacking Documents

  • Breaks down the standard into essential questions and provides task analysis

  • This seems to be the most valuable resource

  • http://www.ncpublicschools.org/acre/standards/common-core-tools/


What about the test

What about THE TEST??

  • Grade 3

    Reading for Literature 32 – 37 %

    Reading for Information 41 – 45 %

    Language 20 – 24 %


What about the test1

What about THE TEST??

  • Grade 4

    Reading for Literature 30 – 34 %

    Reading for Information 45 – 49 %

    Language 19 – 21 %


What about the test2

What about THE TEST??

  • Grade 5

    Reading for Literature 36 – 40 %

    Reading for Information 29 – 33 %

    Language 29 – 31 %


Pacing guides on the way

Pacing Guides on the way

  • According to Sandra Evans, we will have pacing guides in hand before the start of the new school year.

  • Great unit example for 2nd grade on

  • http://commoncore.org/maps/membership/samples


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