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Expert 21 – Curriculum Guide Workshop 6

Essential Questions

 

Content

Writing:
Language Progressive Skills

 

Red Routines

 

Resources

 

Assessment

    
C.C.S.S.

How do humans and animals change each other?
Inquiry 1:
Understanding Animals
Inquiry 2: Human and Animal Connections

Readings
Meet the Expert:
Joyce Poole:
Animal Behaviorist
(Stud. WB: p.p.80-85)
Magazine Article:
“Dog’s Best Friend”
(Stud. WB: p.p.86-91)
Feature Article:
“Elephant Attack!”
(Stud. WB: p.p.92-103)
Profile:
“Talking With Alex”
(Stud. WB: p.p.104-111)
Short Story:
from Every Living Thing
(Stud. WB: p.p.112-119)
Play: Native American Folktale
“The Boy Who Lived With Bears”
(Stud. WB: p.p.120-133)
Fable:
“The Wolf and the House Dog”
(Stud. WB: p.p.134-139)

 

 

 

 

21st century Skills:

  • ~Understand persuasive
  •   techniques
  • ~Understand multiple
  •   perspectives

Comprehension
Cause and Effect
Inference

 

Navigating The Text:

  • Evaluate an Argument
  • Problem and Solution
  •  

Critical Thinking:

  • Analyze
  • Synthesize
  • Evaluate

Word Analysis:

  • Prefixes
  • Synonyms and Antonyms

Literary Analysis:

  • Author’s Style
  • Drama Elements

Think Across 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 7 Persuasive
Unit 8 Narrative
Expert21 T.E.

  • Voice

Establishing a tone

  • Ideas

Focusing the topic

  • Organization

Using sequence words and transition words

  • Conventions

Using adjectives and adverbs.
Using colons, semi-colons and parenthesis

 

 

 

 

 

 

Features of Cause and Effect Essay:

  • Introduction
  • Effects/causes
  • Focus on one part of the bigger topic
  • Transitions to connect causes and effects
  • Establishing tone to communicate feelings

 

Cause and Effect Essay:
Students will create a well structured cause and effect essay explaining a cause and effect relationship between animals and people.

Grammar, Usage, Mechanics (GUM’s):

  • Adjectives
  • Adverbs
  • Colons, semi-colons and parenthesis
  • Prefixes
  • Pronouns
  • Quotation marks
  • Misspellings

 

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- Cause and Effect Essay, Create a website advertisement, and Create a transcript of a fictional phone call
  • Expert Project: Debate: Should We Ban Zoos?
  • Performance Evaluation-Make Decisions
  • Portfolio Evaluation using Traits of Writing Scoring Guide (rubrics)

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