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  • 10th Grade ELA Lesson on Citing Evidence

    In this 10th grade Common Core-aligned ELA lesson, students use evidence from three literary sources to answer guiding questions and engage in a fishbowl discussion.
    Grade Levels:
    • HS - 10th Grade
    Subject Areas:
    • ELA
    CCSS Standards:
    • ELA/Literacy
    Compass Components:
    • 3c: Engaging Students in Instruction
    • 3b: Using Questioning and Discussion Techniques
    Compass Rating:
    • Effective Proficient
  • 10th Grade Hearing Impaired Special Education ELA Lesson on Identifying Common Themes from Two Texts

    In this 10th grade ELA lesson in a Hearing Impaired Special Education classroom, students work to identify common themes in multiple works by the same author.
    Grade Levels:
    • HS - 10th Grade
    Subject Areas:
    • Special Education
    • ELA
    CCSS Standards:
    • ELA/Literacy
    Compass Components:
    • 3c: Engaging Students in Instruction
    • 3b: Using Questioning and Discussion Techniques
    Compass Rating:
    • Effective Proficient
  • 11th and 12th Grade History Lesson on Corroborating Sources

    In this 11th and 12th grade Common Core-aligned History lesson, students corroborate sources to gain a coherent understanding of the March on Washington, identifying discrepancies and determining the reliability of the sources.
    Grade Levels:
    • HS - 12th Grade
    • HS - 11th Grade
    Subject Areas:
    • Social Studies
    CCSS Standards:
    • ELA/Literacy
    Compass Components:
    • 3c: Engaging Students in Instruction
    • 3b: Using Questioning and Discussion Techniques
    Compass Rating:
    • Effective Proficient
    • Effective Emerging
  • 12th Grade ELA Lesson on Text Analysis of Symbols

    In this 12th grade Common Core-aligned ELA lesson, students use textual evidence to prepare questions for a whole class conversation and then identify and discuss symbols within the text.
    Grade Levels:
    • HS - 12th Grade
    • HS - 11th Grade
    Subject Areas:
    • ELA
    CCSS Standards:
    • ELA/Literacy
    Compass Components:
    • 3c: Engaging Students in Instruction
    • 3b: Using Questioning and Discussion Techniques
    Compass Rating:
    • Effective Proficient
  • 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
  • 1st Grade Math Lesson on Counting by Tens

    In this 1st grade Common Core-aligned Math lesson, students count by tens starting from seven, determine how many items are present in a collection, and calculate how many more items they will need to reach a total of 100 items in the collection.
    Grade Levels:
    • 1st Grade/ Kindergarten
    Subject Areas:
    • Math
    CCSS Standards:
    • Math
    Compass Components:
    • 3b: Using Questioning and Discussion Techniques
    • 3c: Engaging Students in Instruction
    Compass Rating:
    • Effective Emerging
    • Effective Proficient
  • 2nd Grade ELA Lesson on Comparing and Contrasting Fairy Tale Adaptations

    In this 2nd grade Common Core-aligned ELA lesson, students compare multiple versions of the same fairy tale.
    Grade Levels:
    • 2nd Grade
    Subject Areas:
    • ELA
    CCSS Standards:
    • ELA/Literacy
    Compass Components:
    • 3d: Using Assessment in Instruction
    • 3b: Using Questioning and Discussion Techniques
    Compass Rating:
    • Effective Proficient
    • Effective Emerging
  • 2nd grade Physical Education Lesson on Skill Assessment

    In this 2nd grade Physical Education lesson, students use criteria that they have created to assess their jump roping skills and provide feedback to classmates.
    Grade Levels:
    • 2nd Grade
    Subject Areas:
    • Physical Education
    CCSS Standards:
    Compass Components:
    • 3d: Using Assessment in Instruction
    • 2c: Managing Classroom Procedures
    Compass Rating:
    • Highly Effective
    • Effective Proficient