• Elementary Literacy/ELA

Close Reading Grade 1
Close Reading Grade 4
Gallery Walk Grade 1
  • Early Language & Literacy Plan

  • ILT Materials
    Mentor Text Facilitated PD  
    Experience a lesson using mentor text, A Pig Parade is a Terrible Idea, to teach opinion writing.  
    Close Reading Facilitated PD
    Engage in an experience that introduces the fundamental skill of careful and sustained interpretation of brief passages of text.
    Foundational Skills  
    Participants will explore various teaching strategies to address the Common Core Foundational Skills standards for primary grades.
    Text Complexity  
    Participants will gain a deeper understanding of how to select an appropriate complex text to meet the Common Core State Standards.
    Academic Vocabulary  
    Participants will use Thinking Maps to plan for direct vocabulary instruction using Marzano's Six Step Process.
    Depth of Knowledge
    Norman Webb’s Depth-of-Knowledge (DOK) helps us to understand cognitive complexity as it relates to standards, curricular activities, and next-generation assessment tasks. At the heart of college and career readiness is the need to increase the level of rigor in our classrooms.
  • Common Core Cohort 2.0 

    Grade TK/K
    Grade 1
    Grade 3
     Grade 4
     Grade 5