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  • 5th Grade Lesson on Reasoning about Fractions

    In this 5th grade Common Core-aligned Math lesson, students deepen their understanding of the concept of multiplying fractions by fractions through the analysis and discussion of sample solutions for a word problem.
    Grade Levels:
    • 5th grade
    Subject Areas:
    • Math
    CCSS Standards:
    • Math
    Compass Components:
    • 3d: Using Assessment in Instruction
    • 3c: Engaging Students in Instruction
    • 3b: Using Questioning and Discussion Techniques
    Compass Rating:
    • Effective Proficient
  • 5th Grade Science Lesson on Conducting Group Experiments

    In this 5th grade Science lesson, students conduct group experiments to determine the presence of starch.
    Grade Levels:
    • 5th grade
    Subject Areas:
    • Science
    CCSS Standards:
    Compass Components:
    • 3b: Using Questioning and Discussion Techniques
    • 3c: Engaging Students in Instruction
    Compass Rating:
    • Effective Emerging
  • 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
  • 7th Grade Math Lesson on Categorizing Expressions, Equations, and Inequalities (Part 1 of 2)

    In this 7th grade Math lesson, students categorize expressions, equations, and inequalities and discuss how they know how to categorize them.
    Grade Levels:
    • 7th Grade
    Subject Areas:
    • Math
    CCSS Standards:
    Compass Components:
    • 3c: Engaging Students in Instruction
    • 3b: Using Questioning and Discussion Techniques
    Compass Rating:
    • Effective Emerging