HIGH SCHOOL SUMMER CURRICULUM RECOMMENDATIONS
Below are curriculum recommendations for each English Language Arts textbook program, grades 9 - 11. These recommendations are based on the compressed timeframe of summer school with an emphasis of providing students ample opportunity to fully engage with the texts and strengthen their reading, writing, and speaking and listening skills.
OTHER ISNTRUCTIONAL RESOURCES
The Inside/Outside Research Project addresses the CCSS W7 (grades 6 -12), which focuses on students conducting short research projects to answer a question (including self-generated for grades 8 and above) to pursue “further research and investigation.” This project is designed to use at the beginning of the school year to help students build to mastering this particular standards. This project also provides students the opportunity to further develop their knowledge and understanding of a topic, issue, or theme connected with a text(s). This project is designed to be done over a two to three day period.
On LDC's website, ldc.org
, teachers can create a free account and access the design tool through the CoreTools link. Once inside CoreTools, teachers have their own library, where they can create, share, or copy existing mini-tasks and modules from the LDC Curriculum Library. The library of existing teacher-created mini-tasks and modules may be used as they are, built into your own module, or modified. The library contains tasks and modules that apply to a variety of content areas and grade-levels, and that support building students' content knowledge and literacy skills.