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  • 5th and 6th Grade Math Lesson on Surface Area

    In this 5th and 6th grade Common Core-aligned Math lesson, students construct an understanding of surface area.
    Grade Levels:
    • 6th Grade
    Subject Areas:
    • Math
    CCSS Standards:
    • Math
    Compass Components:
    • 3c: Engaging Students in Instruction
    Compass Rating:
    • Effective Proficient
  • 6th Grade ELA Lesson on Similes

    In this 6th grade ELA lesson, the teacher uses a variety of strategies to enusre that all of her students are meeting learning targets.
    Grade Levels:
    • 6th Grade
    Subject Areas:
    • ELA
    CCSS Standards:
    Compass Components:
    • 3d: Using Assessment in Instruction
    Compass Rating:
    • 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
  • 6th Grade Math Lesson on Area and Perimeter

    In this 6th grade Common Core-aligned math lesson, students apply knowledge of area and perimeter to solve real-world problems.
    Grade Levels:
    • 6th Grade
    Subject Areas:
    • Math
    CCSS Standards:
    • Math
    Compass Components:
    • 3c: Engaging Students in Instruction
    Compass Rating:
    • Effective Proficient
  • 6th Grade Math Lesson on Solving Algebraic Equations

    In this 6th grade Common Core-aligned Math lesson, students identify the sequence of operations needed to solve two-step algebraic equations.
    Grade Levels:
    • 6th Grade
    Subject Areas:
    • Math
    CCSS Standards:
    • Math
    Compass Components:
    • 3b: Using Questioning and Discussion Techniques
    • 3c: Engaging Students in Instruction
    Compass Rating:
    • Effective Proficient
  • 6th Grade Significant Needs Special Education ELA Lesson on First Person

    In this 6th grade ELA lesson in a Significant Needs Special Education classroom, students work to write sentences in first person.
    Grade Levels:
    • 6th Grade
    Subject Areas:
    • Special Education
    CCSS Standards:
    Compass Components:
    • 2c: Managing Classroom Procedures
    • 3c: Engaging Students in Instruction
    Compass Rating:
    • Effective Proficient
  • Model Principal Feedback Conversation: Middle School

    This video is a feedback conversation between a principal and his supervisor centered on how to use feedback and collaboration practices to increase differentiation in his school.
    Grade Levels:
    • 7th Grade
    • 8th Grade
    • 6th Grade
    Subject Areas:
    CCSS Standards:
    Compass Components:
    Compass Rating:
    • Effective Proficient