Student-facing ELA Continua Blocks

2020-10-01T13:30:29-04:00

Description In these student-facing guides, students are able to access the ELA continua through color-coded blocks and student facing-language. This accessible design promotes student agency, self-reflection, and goal-setting. The continua blocks can be used not only to assess work, but also to break down larger skills into smaller, manageable pieces. [...]

ELA Competencies and Continua

2020-03-23T08:54:17-04:00

ELA.1 Reading Critically: I can read and critique diverse texts (e.g., books, films, advertising, music, social media, news websites). ELA.2 Expressing Ideas: I can clearly and effectively express my ideas (in written and oral form) for particular purposes and audiences, using diverse formats and settings to inform, persuade, and connect with [...]

Learning Activity Guide: Cornell Notes

2021-09-17T11:05:50-04:00

Note taking is an important skill for recording information—and your response to that information—for later review. When you take notes, you actively process information as you read, listen, or watch. You make meaning as you ask questions, jot down reactions, and summarize. Author: Created by reDesign LLC in partnership with B-21 [...]

Learning Activity Template: Cornell Notes

2021-09-17T10:59:40-04:00

Description Note taking is an important skill for recording information—and your response to that information—for later review. When you take notes, you actively process information as you read, listen, or watch. You make meaning as you ask questions, jot down reactions, and summarize. Author: Created by reDesign LLC in partnership [...]

Learning Activity Template: THIEVES Template

2021-09-17T10:49:49-04:00

Description Books—and textbooks especially—have lots of features to help readers understand the text. Titles, headings, tables, and pictures are just some of the text features readers encounter. If you’re a reader who skips over an example or doesn’t look ahead at bolded text, you’re missing a lot of clues that can help [...]

Learning Activity Template: Question the Text

2021-09-17T10:48:29-04:00

Description Books—and textbooks especially—have lots of features to help readers understand the text. Titles, headings, tables, and pictures are just some of the text features readers encounter. If you’re a reader who skips over an example or doesn’t look ahead at bolded text, you’re missing a lot of clues that can help [...]

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