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2014 Elem. ELA Utah Standards Academy Resources

General         Level 1 - Grades K - 1         Level 1 - Grades 2 - 3         Level 1 - Grades 4 - 5         Level 2 - Grades K - 1         Level 2 - Grades 2 - 3         Level 2 - Grades 4 - 5

General

Level 1 Posters
• Anchor Standards (pdf)
• Correlation Chart (pdf)
• ELA Practices (pdf)

 

Level 1 - Grades K - 1

Day One

Key Ideas and Details
• Day 1 PowerPoint (pdf)
• Key Word Strategy (pdf)
• Story Mountain (pdf)

Day Two

• Day 2 PowerPoint (pdf)
  (Craft and Structure)

 

 

Day Three

• Day 3 PowerPoint (pdf)

 

Teacher Tools
• Close Read Lesson Plan Template (doc)
• Question Stems (doc)
• Informational Text Complexity Rubric (doc)
• Literature Text Complexity Rubric (doc)

Day Four

Writing
• Day 4 PowerPoint (pdf)
• Animal Report Writing Template (pdf)
• Animal Notes Template (pdf)

Case Liberty Activity
• Case Liberty Facilitator Guide (doc)
• Case Liberty (pdf)

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Level 1 - Grades 2 - 3

Day One

• PowerPoint Day 1 (ppt)

 

Close Reading (Article)
• Fisher, D., and Frey, N. (2012). Close reading in elementary schools. The Reading Teacher, Vol. 66 (Issue 3), 179-188.
• Closing in on Close Reading

Text-Dependent Questioning
• Anchor Standards for Reading (pdf)
• Correlation Chart (doc)

Informational Text Level 1 Model Lesson
• Close Reading Lesson Plan "The Moon Book" (doc) (Gibbons)

Literature Level 1 Model Lesson
• Close Reading Lesson Plan "The Other Side" (doc) (Woodson)

Participants Write Level 1 Questions for "Each Kindness"
• Literature Close Reading Template (doc)
• Key Ideas & Details Questions for "Each Kindness" (doc) (Woodson)

Hearts & Wishes
• Hearts & Wishes (pdf)

Day Two

• PowerPoint Day 2 (ppt)

 

Evidence-Based Question Stems
• Evidence-Based Responses DOC Editable (doc)
• Evidence-Based Responses PDF (pdf)

Tea Party
• Tea Party (doc)

Text Complexity
• Informational Text Complexity Rubric (doc)
• Literature Text Complexity Rubric (doc)

Text Features
• Text Features Student Handout (doc)
• Text Features Teacher's Notes (doc)

Text Structures
• Text Structures Goose Bumps (doc)
• Identifying Text Structures (rtf)
• Florida Center for Reading Research: Text Structures (doc)
• Text Structures Card Match (pdf)
• Text Structures Passages (pdf)
• Text Structures Quiz (pdf)
• Text Structures Worksheet (pdf)

USBE Book using Text Features and Structures
• "Earth and Moon" Text (USBE) (pdf)
• "Earth and Moon" Cover (pdf)

Informational Text Level 2 Model Lesson
• Close Reading Lesson Plan "The Moon Book" (doc) (Gibbons)

Vocabulary
• Anita Archer Vocabulary (doc)
• Vocabulary4Door orbit (doc)
• Vocabulary4Door (doc)

Literature Level 2 Model Lesson
• Close Reading Lesson Plan "The Other Side" (doc) (Woodson)

Participants Write Level 2 Questions for "Each Kindness"
• Craft & Structure Questions for "Each Kindness" (doc) (Woodson)

Art Connection using 3 Levels of Questioning
   (refer to Power Point and Lesson Plan)
• Close Reading Lesson Plan "The Moon Book" (doc) (Gibbons)

Text Complexity Article
• "7 Actions that Teachers Can Take Right Now: Text Complexity (pdf)(Hiebert)

Day Three

• PowerPoint Day 3 (ppt)

 

Share Key Ideas & Details from 7 Actions Article
"7 Actions that Teachers Can Take Right Now: Text Complexity" (Hiebert)

Set Appointments for Appointment Clock
• Appointment Buddies (doc)

Literature Level 3 Model Lesson
• Close Reading Lesson Plan "The Other Side" (doc) (Woodson)

Informational Text Level 3 Model Lesson
• Close Reading Lesson Plan "The Moon Book" (doc)(Gibbons)
• Diamante Poem (doc)
• Educreations (doc)

Moon Lesson Music Connection
• "Oh, the Moon" Song (doc)

Speaking and Listening through Cooperative Learning
• Cooperative Learning Strategies (doc)

Write Level 3 for "Each Kindness"
• Literature Close Reading Template (doc)
• Integration of Knowledge & Ideas Questions for "Each Kindness" (doc)(Woodson)

Day Four

• PowerPoint Day4 (ppt)

 

Case Liberty Activity
• Case Liberty Facilitator Guide (doc)
• Case Liberty (doc)

Participant Task Informational Close Reading Lesson for "Moonshot" (Floca)
• Informational Close Reading Lesson Template (doc)

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Level 1 - Grades 4 - 5

Day Two

• PowerPoint Day 2 (ppt)

 

Immigrant Kids Lesson
• Immigrant Kids 2nd Read Script (doc)

A Family Apart Lesson
 A Family Apart 2nd Read Script (doc)
• Connotation Graphic Organizer (doc)
 2nd Read Blank Template (doc)

Text Complexity
• Text Complexity Power Point
• Informational Text Complexity Rubric (doc)
• Literature Text Complexity Rubric (doc)

The Elements and Principles of Art Through Photography
• Elements of Art in Photography Lesson Plan (doc)
• Elements of Art in Photography Handout (doc)

Playing the Neuroscience Trump Card
• Playing the Trumb Card Activity (doc)
• Strategies to Maximize Student Engagement and Achievement (doc)

Quotes
• Quotes from Close Reading Article (doc)

Day Three

Immigrant Kids Lesson
 Immigrant Kids 3rd Read Script (doc)
• Integration of Knowledge Graphic Organizer(doc)
• Completed Critical Analysis Example for Immigrant Kids (doc)

A Family Apart Lesson
• A Family Apart 3rd read Lesson Plan
• A Family Apart 3rd Read Script (doc)
• Connotation Graphic Organizer (doc)
• Completed Critical Analysis Example for A Family Apart (doc)
• Speaking and Listening Notes (doc)

An excerpt from Rodzina
• Excerpt from Rodzina (doc)

Primary Source Photographs
• This History Place Photos (doc)
• Picture Captions (doc)
• Personal Interview Activity (doc)

Assessment
• Assessment Powerpoint (ppt)

Day Four

Orphan Train
• Orphan Train mp3 (mp3)
• Orphan Train Song Lyrics (doc)
• Blank Close Reading Templates (doc)

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Level 2 - Grades K - 1

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Level 2 - Grades 2 - 3

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Level 2 - Grades 4 - 5

Day One
• Writing About Text (ppt)
• Welcome Activities (ppt)
• Myth Partial Summary (doc)
• Key Features of a Myth (doc)
• Myth Story Map (doc)
• Myth Story Map Completed (doc)
• How Prometheus Gave Fire to Man (doc)
• The Story of Arachne, the Weaver (doc)
• The Story of Medusa and Athena
• Crafting a Critical Analysis (doc)
• Playing the Neuroscience Trump Card (doc)

• Turn to Stone Comparison Chart (doc)

Electric Light Orchestra - Turn to Stone (with lyrics)

Electric Light Orchestra - Turn to Stone (without lyrics)

Day Two
• Animal Adaptation Teacher Guide (pdf)
• Best Practices in Writing Instruction (ppt)
• Cheetah Diagram (doc)
• Painted Paragraph Lesson Plan (pdf)
• 5 Levels of Writing (doc)
• Human Adaptations (doc)
• Writing a Developed Paragraph (ppt)
• Writing for Understanding Process Graphic (pdf)

Cognitive Rigor Matrix & Curricular Examples
• Math and Science (doc)
• Reading (doc)

Adaptation Song

Water Conservation Tips

Help The Environment

Preparing Kids to Write

General

In Common PowerPoints
• Common Ground Protocols (ppt)
• Finding in Common (ppt)
• In Common: Effective Writing for All Students (ppt)

In Common Handouts - Introduction
• In Common Frequently Asked Questions (doc)
• In Common User Guide (doc)

In Common Handouts - Common Ground Protocols
• Colorful Language (doc)
• How Does Your Garden Grow? (doc)
• Learning by Example (doc)
• What Can My Students Learn by Writing? (doc)
• What Can My Students Learn by Writing? - Recording Sheet (doc)
• Writing for Understanding Process Graphic (pdf)

In Common Handouts - Argument / Opinion
• Make Way for Ducklings - Grade K (doc)
• Chocolate Milk - Grade 2 (doc)
• Wow I am glad We Have Zoo - Grade 4 (doc)
• Fight for Education - Grade 7 (doc)
• We Need the League - Grade 8 (doc)
• Is It Love? - Grades 9-10 (doc)

In Common Handouts - Informative / Explanatory
• Grade 1, Prompt for Informative/Explanatory Writing (doc)
• Grade 4, Prompt for Informative/Explanatory Writing (doc)
• Grades 6-8, Prompt for Informative / Explanatory Writing (doc)
• Grades 9-12, Prompt for Informative / Explanatory Writing (doc)
• Water Packet - Grades K-5 (doc)
• Effects of the Great Depression - Grade 6 (doc)
• Center of Life - Grade 6 (doc)
• How Mount Olympus is Like a Cell - Grade 8 (doc)

In Common Handouts - Narrative
• The Family Who Traveled West - Grade 3 (doc)
• Frustration - Grade 5 (doc)
• The Boy - Grade 7 (doc)
• All the Roads to Kansas - Grades 11-12 (doc)

In Common Handouts - What Can My Students Learn by Writing?
• The Dentist - Grade 1 (doc)
• The Lorax - Grade 2 (doc)
• Ecotourism - Grade 4 (doc)

Posters
• Close Reading - Lower Grades (pdf)
• Close Reading - Annotation Marks (pdf)

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