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3-5 Grade Level Meeting January 14, 2015

“Going Beyond Expectations, Reaching Greatness!”

  • 5-Point Literacy Academic Focus

-Integration of evidence based best practices across reading and writing
-Instruction on the five fundamental components of reading
-Tiered instruction
-Student writing using sources
-Instruction on the traits of writing
  • ELA Redelivery

-5 Things to Do to score “Above Average” on any Standardized Writing Test

*Stick to the topic

*Well Elaborated

*Varied Word Choices

*Strong Organization

*No Major Errors in Usage

  • Data Talk

-Analyze Benchmark or CAAS Data
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