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  • 12th Grade ELA Lesson on Text-Based Evidence and Inferences

    In this 12th grade Common Core-aligned ELA lesson, students use evidence from the text to make inferences and describe characters through discussion.
    Grade Levels:
    • HS - 12th Grade
    Subject Areas:
    • ELA
    CCSS Standards:
    • ELA/Literacy
    Compass Components:
    • 3c: Engaging Students in Instruction
    • 3b: Using Questioning and Discussion Techniques
    • 1c: Setting Instructional Outcomes
    Compass Rating:
    • Effective Proficient
  • 5th Grade ELA Lesson on Guided Reading

    In this 5th grade ELA lesson, the teacher facilitates two small guided reading groups.
    Grade Levels:
    • 5th grade
    Subject Areas:
    • ELA
    CCSS Standards:
    Compass Components:
    • 3c: Engaging Students in Instruction
    • 1c: Setting Instructional Outcomes
    Compass Rating:
    • Effective Emerging
  • 9th Grade Science Lesson on Designing Biology Lab Experiments

    In this 9th grade Science lesson, students design and conduct their own biology lab experiments to examine carbon cycling.
    Grade Levels:
    • HS - 9th Grade
    Subject Areas:
    • Science
    CCSS Standards:
    • ELA/Literacy
    Compass Components:
    • 1c: Setting Instructional Outcomes
    Compass Rating:
    • Effective Emerging
  • Kindergarten ELA Lesson on Letters of the Alphabet

    In this Kindergarten ELA lesson, students engage in fun, varied tasks to learn letters and what they represent.
    Grade Levels:
    • 1st Grade/ Kindergarten
    Subject Areas:
    • ELA
    CCSS Standards:
    Compass Components:
    • 3c: Engaging Students in Instruction
    • 3b: Using Questioning and Discussion Techniques
    • 1c: Setting Instructional Outcomes
    Compass Rating:
    • Ineffective
    • Effective Emerging