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  • 11th and 12th Grade ELA Lesson on Composing and Performing a Soliloquy

    In this 11th and 12th grade Common Core-aligned ELA lesson, students collaboratively compose and perform a soliloquy.
    Grade Levels:
    • HS - 12th Grade
    • HS - 11th Grade
    Subject Areas:
    • ELA
    CCSS Standards:
    • ELA/Literacy
    Compass Components:
    • 3c: Engaging Students in Instruction
    Compass Rating:
    • Highly Effective
  • 11th and 12th Grade ELA Lesson on Literary Discussions

    In this 11th and 12th grade Common Core-aligned ELA lesson, students facilitate effective literary discussions with a pinwheel 'recipe'.
    Grade Levels:
    • HS - 12th Grade
    • HS - 11th Grade
    Subject Areas:
    • ELA
    CCSS Standards:
    • ELA/Literacy
    Compass Components:
    • 3c: Engaging Students in Instruction
    Compass Rating:
    • Highly Effective
  • 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
  • 6th Grade ELA Lesson on Text Analysis

    In this Common Core-aligned 6th grade ELA lesson, students develop higher order questions in order to analyze and discuss a text.
    Grade Levels:
    • 6th Grade
    Subject Areas:
    • ELA
    CCSS Standards:
    • ELA/Literacy
    Compass Components:
    • 3c: Engaging Students in Instruction
    • 3b: Using Questioning and Discussion Techniques
    Compass Rating:
    • Highly Effective
    • Effective Proficient
  • Elementary Significant Needs Special Education Lesson on Characters and Setting in a Text

    In this Common Core-aligned ELA lesson in a Significant Needs Special Education classroom, students engage with content and share responses with the help of assistive technology devices to identify the characters and setting in a story.
    Grade Levels:
    • 1st Grade/ Kindergarten
    Subject Areas:
    • ELA
    CCSS Standards:
    • ELA/Literacy
    Compass Components:
    • 3c: Engaging Students in Instruction
    • 3b: Using Questioning and Discussion Techniques
    Compass Rating:
    • Highly Effective
    • Effective Proficient
  • High School Music Lesson on Composition Performance

    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 - 10th Grade
    • HS - 9th Grade
    Subject Areas:
    • Arts
    CCSS Standards:
    • ELA/Literacy
    Compass Components:
    • 3c: Engaging Students in Instruction
    Compass Rating:
    • Highly Effective