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Expert 21 – Curriculum Guide Workshop 2

Essential Questions

Content

Writing:
Language Progressive Skills

Red Routines

Resources

Assessment

C.C.S.S.

What makes something amazing?
Inquiry 1:
Wonders of the Past
Inquiry 2: Builders and Dreamers

Readings
Meet the Expert:
Maurice Cox: Community Architect
(Stud.  WB: p.p.76-81)
Photo Essay:
“The New Wonders of the World”
(Stud.  WB: p.p.82-89)
Magazine Article:
“The First Seven Wonders”
(Stud.  WB: p.p.90-93)
Myth
“Hercules”
(Stud.  WB: p.p.94-111)
Biography Excerpt:
From Frank O. Gehry: Outside In
(Stud.  WB: p.p.112-121)
Poetry:
“Industrial-Strength Poetry”
(Stud.  WB: p.p.122-127)
Interview:
“Talking About World Wonders”
(Stud.  WB: p.p.128-135)

 

 

 

 

21st century Skills:

  • ~Set and Use Criteria
  • ~Build an Effective Team

Comprehension

  • Sequence of Events
  • Compare and Contrast
  •  

Navigating The Text:

  • Maps and Photos
  • Images
  • Interpret Photographs
  •  
  • Vocabulary/Word Analysis:
  • Academic Language
  • Context Clues
  • Word Families
  • Target Vocabulary
  •  

Critical Thinking:

  • Analyze
  • Synthesize
  • Evaluate

Literary Analysis:

  • Conflict
  • Poetry Analysis
  • Poetry Elements
  •  
  • Think Across The Texts:
  • Organize and Synthesize
  • Compare and Evaluate
  • Discuss and Write
  •  

*Quick Writes
*Writing On Demand
*Discuss and Write
*Respond and Write

Traits of Writing by Ruth Culham:
Unit 2 Narrative
Unit 3 Expository

Expert21 T.E. Expository Writing

  • Voice

Conveying the purpose

  • Ideas

Focusing the topic

  • Organization

Using Sequence Words and Transition Words

  • Grammar

Using Nouns Correctly

  • Mechanics

Using Capitals for Proper Nouns and Apostrophes for Possessives

 

 

 

 

 

 

Features of Expository Writing: Compare and Contrast Essay

  • Introduction

Introduces the two subjects being compared and contrasted

  • Comparisons

Ways that each subject is alike

  • Contrasts

Ways that each subject is different

  • Focus Trait: Voice

Language that helps convey the author’s purpose and point of view

  • Conclusion

Sums up why one is better

Compare-and-Contrast Essay
Students will write a compare and contrast expository essay about two people or places they think are wonders and choose which they think is better.

Grammar, Usage, Mechanics (GUM’s):

  • Common Nouns
  • Proper Nouns
  • Possessive Nouns
  • Apostrophes

Red Routine 1: Teaching Vocabulary

Red Routine 2:

  • Modeled Reading
  • Choral Reading
  • Partner Reading
  • Oral Cloze
  • Independent Reading

Red Routine 3: Think, Pair (write), Share

Red Routine 4: Idea Wave

Red Routine 5: Give One, Get One

Red Routine 6: Jigsaw Groups

Red Routine 7: Socratic Method

Red Routine 8: Peer Feedback

Red Routine 9: Quick Write, Writing on Demand
Red Routine 10

  • Entrance Ticket
  • Questioning Circle

Expert21:

21st Century Toolkit

T.E. Scholastic Expert21

Strategy Sourcebook

Professional Development Guide

Teacher Implementation Guide

Expert Space

Expert21 Teacher resource Binder

Anchor Media Videos

 

 

 

 

 

Traits of Writing by Ruth Culham:

Traits Writing Source Kit: Teaching guide, Implementation guide, Comments Book, Mentor Texts, Trait Posters, Traitspace, Student Handbook and Writing Folders

Record-Keeping Forms

Rubrics for each mode of writing

Brentwood UFSD Resources:

Workfolio Table of Contents

Workfolio Strands of Writing

Supplemental Grammar Packet

 

SRI

Informative Assessment
Ongoing Progress Monitoring

Formative Assessment:

  • Workshop Wrap-Up
  • 21 Book Progress Test (2)
  • xSkills Test
  • Formal Writing Pieces- Narrative and Expository
  • Expert Project: Debate Pick the Eighth World Wonder
  • Performance Evaluation-Build an Effective Team

Set and Use Criteria

  • Portfolio Evaluation using Traits of Writing Scoring Guide (rubrics)
  • Portfolio Evaluation-

Compare and Contrast Essay

C.C.R.6.1    
C.C.R.6.2
C.C.R.6.3
C.C.R.6.5
C.C.R.6.6
C.C.R.6.7
C.C.R.6.8
C.C.R.6.9
C.C.R.6.10
R.L.6.1
R.L.6.2
R.L.6.3
R.L.6.4
R.L.6.7
R.L.6.8
R.L.6.9
R.L.6.10
R.I.6.1
R.I.6.2
R.I.6.3
R.I.6.4
R.I.6.5
R.I.6.6
R.I.6.7
R.I.6.8
R.I.6.9
R.I.6.10
C.C.R.W.1
C.C.R.W.2
C.C.R.W.3
C.C.R.W.4
C.C.R.W.5
C.C.R.W.6
C.C.R.W.7
C.C.R.W.8
C.C.R.W.9
C.C.R.W.10

 

 

 

 

 

W.6.1.a
W.6.1.b
W.6.1.c
W.6.1.d
W.6.1.e
W.6.2.a
W.6.2.b
W.6.2.c
W.6.2.d
W.6.2.e
W.6.3.a
W.6.3.b
W.6.3.c
W.6.3.d
W.6.3.e
W.6.4
W.6.5
W.6.6
W.6.7
W.6.8
W.6.9.a
W.6.9.b
W.6.10
C.C.R.S.L.6.2
C.C.R.S.L.6.3
C.C.R.S.L.6.5
C.C.R.S.L.6.6
S.L.6.1.a
S.L.6.1.d
S.L.6.2
S.L.6.3
S.L.6.4
S.L.6.5
S.L.6.6
C.C.R.L.6.1
C.C.R.L.6.2
C.C.R.L.6.3
C.C.R.L.6.4
C.C.R.S.L.6.6
L.6.1.a
L.6.1.b
L.6.1.c
L.6.2.a
L.6.2.b
L.6.3.a
L.6.4.a
L.6.4.b
L.6.4.c
L.6.6