1. What standards are you teaching today? What are your student-friendly outcomes? 2. How will you know your students have met the daily outcome? 3. What steps will you take to ensure your students meet the daily outcome? 4. What will you do if they do NOT meet the daily outcome? 5. What will you do if they DO meet the daily outcome?
4 Steps to Analyze Student Work
1. What standard or standards areaddressed?
2. What do you consider a proficient response for this formative assessment?
3. What do you see in the work samples? Strengths?Weaknesses?
4. What do students’ needs indicate for designing instruction to move their learning forward?
Appendix B of the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in
History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects contains annotated writing samples to illustrate the criteria required to meet the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for particular types of writing—argument, informative/explanatory text, and narrative—in each grade. The samples, which are actual writings from Grades K-12 students who attended school in a number of states and districts across the country, should be a valuable resource in interpreting the level of writing demanded by the standards.(page 104)
Region 5 has been planning with Bessemer City Middle and High Schools to incorporate literacy standards into strategic lessons. Using the following planning questions and the lesson planning thinking tool, we have created very engaging and literacy-rich content lessons!