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Expert 21 – Curriculum Guide Workshop 8

Essential Questions

 

Content

Writing:
Language Progressive Skills

 

Red Routines

 

Resources

 

Assessment

C.C.S.S.

What is our responsibility to others?
Inquiry 1:
The Power of One
Inquiry 2: Our Effect on the World

Readings
Meet the Expert:
Clayton Lillard: Volunteer
(Stud. WB: p.p.240-245)
Biography Excerpt:
Three Cups of Tea
(Stud. WB: p.p.246-257)
Short Story:
“The War of the Wall”
(Stud. WB: p.p.258-267)
Magazine Article:
“It Only Takes a Smile”
(Stud. WB: p.p.268-275)
Folktale
“Tale of a Wealthy Man”
(Stud. WB: p.p.276-283)
Profile:
“Marina Silva”
(Stud. WB: p.p.284-293)
Poetry:
“If I Can Stop One Heart From Breaking” & “Goodness”
(Stud. WB: p.p.294-299)
21st century Skills:

  • ~Setting Goals
  • ~Evaluate Sources

Comprehension
Fact and Opinion
Compare and Contrast

 

Navigating The Text:

  • Author’s Perspective
  • Reading statistics

Critical Thinking:

  • Analyze
  • Synthesize
  • Evaluate
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  • Word Analysis:
  • Multiple-Meaning Words
  • Roots
  •  

Literary Analysis:
Theme
Symbols

 

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

Expert21 T.E
Persuasive Essay

  • Word Choice

Choose words that deepen meaning.

  • Ideas

Using details

  • Organization

Ending with a sense of resolution

  • Conventions

Common confusions
Spelling confusions

  • Presentation

Publish/Present

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Features of a Persuasive Essay

  • Introduction that states the position and why it’s important
  • Logic, facts, and evidence
  • Most likely objection to the position and why it should be overcome
  • Words that capture the reader’s attention
  • Strong conclusion that sums up the problem and solution and calls the reader to action

Persuasive Essay:
Students will write a persuasive essay calling reader to action in support of an important cause.

Grammar, Usage, Mechanics (GUM’s):

  • Common confusions
  • Spelling confusions
  • Using phrases and clauses correctly
  • Using commas correctly
  • 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

 

 

 

 

SRI

Informative Assessment
Ongoing Progress Monitoring

Formative Assessment:

  • Workshop Wrap-Up
  • 21 Book Progress Test (2)
  • xSkills Test
  • Formal Writing Pieces- Persuasive essay and compilation of writing portfolio (final exam)
  • Expert Project: Resource Bank: Giving Big (Creating a proposal)
  • Performance Evaluation-Make Decisions
  • Portfolio Evaluation using Traits of Writing Scoring Guide (rubrics)

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