Strategy Plan Summary Apr 9, Boonville High School Local Strategies Improving Writing Process Across the Curriculum All students will participate in writing activities at least once every nine weeks and be evaluated by a designated rubric for that period of time. Writing assignments will be turned in to Mr. Whitten who will track the number of teachers complying with writing across the curriculum assignments.
It is my philosophy, as a fourth grade teacher, to deliver literacy instruction to your child in balanced manner. It is my hope through whole class and small group instruction that students will become better readers and enjoy the task of doing so.
On the other hand, balance also means that teachers must ensure that children learn skills that make reading possible. Literary Response and Analysis Writing: Processes and Features Writing: English Language Conventions Listening and Speaking: Skills, Strategies, and Applications Check them out at: RtI is broken down into three tiers: We will primarily use our reading curriculum, StoryTownto implement the reading instruction portion of our literacy block.
This 90 minute block will consist of read alouds, shared reading, guided reading, and independent reading. By learning the skills and strategies needed to be a good reader, students will hopefully make meaning of their reading encounters and develop a lifetime love of reading.
Interest-based grouping will be done throughout the year using novels and projects. Grouping during small group time happens through flexible grouping. Tomlinson, Remediated groups: Groups for remediation change weekly both in content and student body.
Vocabulary development Fluency Comprehension skills and strategies Grammar Spelling Remediated groups Enrichment groups: Quite frequently, enrichment groups consist of book studies. Some possible titles for this year include: These groups do not change weekly, but rather after a book study has been completed.
During this time students may be pulled for additional small groups. This is also a time that students will be given time to read on their own in class. Students are encouraged to read level-appropriate novels. Writing time consists of grammar and spelling instruction, as well as lessons pertaining to the writing process.
This program focuses on ideas, organization, sentence fluency, word choice, voice, and conventions in a writing piece. Some small group activities will be assessed with a rubric.
In that case, students will be given the rubric prior to completing an assignment.
One example can be found here. Assessment results are used to plan whole group instruction and small group activities. Students will be exposed to a variety of test-taking strategies to help them prepare for the ISTEP, which is in the spring.
Your child needs reading for every subject in school.
He needs it to solve story problems in math, gather experiment materials for science, and to research about history in social studies. Become involved by showing that you value literacy; let your child see you read.
This will encourage him to become a reader. Become involved by listening to your child read or read to him. Become involved by simply talking with your child.
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State rubrics for writing applications and language conventions with a score of 6 and 4, respectively, will be used for assessment. Throughout the reading of the book, students. Every writing prompt item is hand-scored using the 6-point Writing Applications Rubric and 4-point Language Conventions Rubric. These rubrics are available online at. Boonville High School. ISTEP Writing Applications Mastery: Trend Data. All students will participate in writing activities at least once every nine weeks and be evaluated by a designated rubric for that period of time. Writing assignments will be turned in to Mr. Whitten who will track the number of.
Start early, finish strong: Teaching for literacy in today's diverse classrooms. Fulfilling the promise of the differentiated classroom.Predicts success on ISTEP Assessments In-View Cognitive Skills Assessment Provides a cognitive aptitude, similar to an IQ Writing Applications 94% 94% 97% Language Conventions 93% using the S.O.A.R.
rubric at the end of each day. State rubrics for writing applications and language conventions with a score of 6 and 4, respectively, will be used for assessment. Throughout the reading of the book, students.
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The Indiana ISTEP 6-Point Writing Scale should . English 10 Item Sampler 1 Purpose Every writing prompt item is hand-scored using the 6-point Writing Applications Rubric and 4-point Language Conventions Rubric. These rubrics are available online at A PowerPoint presentation containing a general overview of Depth of Knowledge is available at.
Appendices L and M: Rubrics for the ISTEP+ Writing Applications Overview Grades and (Indiana DOE) Like any instructional tool or strategy, rubrics can be misused; a good rubric shows a writer how to open the door and come inside.
And therein lies the key: It has to be good (Spandel, ).