Kermit Junior High

Lesson Planning Day

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Here's what to expect today:

  • Lesson Plan Discussion with Non-Negotiables Review
  • Higher Level Thinking Questions Discussion
  • Plan some lessons!

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TEA: All things STAAR

NEW update from TEA for 2016 4 and 7 STAAR Writing Test: here
  • Find released tests here
  • Find all things writing (rubrics, sample comp boxes, student samples, etc.) here
  • Find updated writing grade 7 STAAR redesign here
  • Find updated grade 7 Performance Level Descriptors here
  • See 2015-2016 Testing Calendar here
  • See the updated testing Dictionary Policy here

Questioning

Reminder: Face to Face Training Round 1

Here's the link to Face to Face Training, Round 1: go.esc18.net/RDIelar1

Putting it into Plan: Teaching the Whole Cookie

  • Listen, Speak, Read, Write
  • Writing Focus: Student Friendly Rubrics
  • Recall CommonLit for thematic paired passages & making connections
  • Don't forget Newsela for differentiated news articles by lexile level


Here's our Google Doc of notes today; add to them! goo.gl/RhB4wB

For Planning:

  • Depth of Knowledge Chart (click here)
  • Bloom's Planning Guide Chart (click here)
  • Padagogy Wheel: technology integration (click here)


Looking for Tech Extensions?

Check out High Tech Verbs to find extensions, tools, and apps to correspond with your planned objectives: hightechverbs.wikispaces.com

TEKS Resource System

http://www.teksresourcesystem.net/

To note:

  • YAG (Year at a Glance)

  • IFD (Instructional Focus Document)

  • VAD (Vertical Alignment Document)

  • Performance Assessments

Other Random Tools & Resources:

Assess & Engage with Kahoot!

Engage your students with an interactive and competitive review!

  • Use Kahoot! to review and interact with your students and gamify your classroom
  • Ideas: review concepts, vocabulary, grammar, elements of a STAAR rubric, classroom rules, multiple choice questions
  • Enrich: have students create their own Kahoots! to play as a class
  • Let's play! Go to kahoot.it
  • Ready to create your own for free? getkahoot.com

Need a no tech option? Try Plickers!

Student Response Systems without Student Devices

https://www.plickers.com/

Animoto

Student Video Creation (why it works: easy to use & acclimate, quick process [one class period]) https://animoto.com/education/classroom

  • Students create videos to explain a concept (literary device), visually depict vocabulary words, visually explain an analogy, create book trailers, make connections back to previous works studied
  • See student sample here.
  • Pro tip: make sure the computers you're working with have updated flash players; be sure your students use your educator code to give them the free pro version.
  • BE SURE TO get the free educator account, sign up, THEN when you're signed in, click to apply for the free educator account.
  • OR steal Kile's code here: a4ekileb6aaf7
  • How to have students use your educator code: watch here: http://screencast.com/t/mezOKl6fN

Save the Date! Face to Face RDI: Round 2

Face to Face Training: Sessions are live and registration is open for the next round of face to face training!


Upcoming Kermit Planning & Support Dates:

  • Tuesday, 10/20
  • Tuesday, 11/3
  • Thursday, 11/12
  • Monday, 11/30
  • Monday, 1/11


Here's a tentative schedule of our upcoming support dates to help you plan accordingly; do know that this is subject to change or update!

Thanks for today!

Please provide us with some feedback and suggestions for next time! go.esc18.net/kilefeedback

Laura Kile

Don't hesitate to contact me with follow up questions, requests for resources, and to share the great things that are happening in your classes!