NMS ELA & Social Studies PLC

September 25, 2014


  1. Celebrations
  2. Reminders: Track your Formative Assessments & Intervene for those who need it, Lesson plans in Google by Friday @ 4pm, make parent phone calls concerning grades before progress reports
  3. Ms. Love-- Co-Teach Update
  4. Important Dates:
WEEK OF October 13- CBA #1 --ELA & Grades 7 & 8 Social Studies

October 17- Early Release for Students

October 27- Parent/Teacher Conference Day

4 Essential Collaborative Planning Questions

  1. What is it we want our students to learn?
  2. How will we know if each student has learned it?
  3. How will we respond when some students do not learn it?
  4. How can we extend and enrich the learning for students who have demonstrated proficiency?


  • Start and end on time

  • Stay on topic


  • Keep personal distractions to a minimum

  • Be respectful of those speaking - limit side conversations

  • Come prepared

  • Look at agenda in advance


  • Non-threatening

  • Listen to others while remembering to be respectful

  • Don’t whine, shine

  • Open communication - be willing to share

  • Be mindful of vocal volume