Mabank New TEKS & Integration Ideas

May/June 2019

Welcome!

Agenda 4 the Day

8:30am Start Time


Morning Session

- New TEKS

- Integration

- Content knowledge


11:15 am to 12:30pm LUNCH


Afternoon Session

- Unit Planning

- Scheduling Frameworks


3:30pm End Time

Social

Instagram @thepurposedriventeacher


Facebook @TexasLiteracy


email: randi@kellyharmon.net

Who Are My Learners Today?

  • 1 Picture
  • 3 Words
  • GO!
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"If you don't know where you are going, you will end up some place else." -Yogi Berra

Goals for Today

  • Understand and implement the new TEKS for 2019-2020
  • Understand the new TEKS by strand
  • Plan for intentional instruction
  • Produce a curriculum document using the district's new template


What's Next?

  • Plan model lessons for each unit of study

Quick Write:

What are you hoping to get out of today?


30 seconds to think /3 Minutes to write

The New TEKS for ELAR

  • Strands
  • Integration


Language development should be integrated for Social & Academic development.


Talking

Listening

Reading

Talking

Listening

Writing

Listening

Reading

Talking

Writing

Talking

Listening

Writing

Reading

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"A vision of what curriculum should include, RATHER than a list of important knowledge and skills."

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"Provide a coherent structure to guide mindful teaching meaningful learning." -V.Y.

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Teacher expertise is key!

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"Text complexity increases with challenging vocabulary, sophisticated sentence structures, nuanced text features, cognitively demanding content, and subtle relationships among ideas."

Task: Study the Strands for Your Grade Level

What are the big ideas?


What is most important?


Using Hashtags to respond. #thinking #noticings #bigideas #mostimportant

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Where are your students coming from & where are they going?

Looking @ vertical alignment

How do we Integrate?

The Think Aloud

AKA The Read Aloud

Everyday

Modeling

Conversations

Listening

Speaking

Responding

Modeling

Building Content Knowledge

Units

Variety of texts

Exposure

Quick Writes

Writing everyday in every content area
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Ideas

Reading

  • Genre?
  • Texts?
  • Comprehension skills
  • Responding tasks
  • Research or team work task
  • Videos
  • Reader's theaters
  • Media Literacy
  • Field Trips
  • Guest speakers
  • Parent involvement
  • Final Products (showcase)


Writing

  • Genre
  • Author study
  • Small writing tasks
  • Final writing task (showcase)
  • Author's craft
  • Conventions


Word Study:

  • vocabulary
  • phonemic awareness
  • word study
  • spelling skills

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https://youtu.be/V59psMbygfI
https://youtu.be/Pq3oI2V3QJ8

Author's Craft

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"Good writers are good readers and good readers are good writers."

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It's All About the THINKING!

Teaching In Units

A Central Theme


  • Think Genre
  • Think Student Interest
  • Think Integration

Task: Brainstorm Unit Ideas

What units of study could you teach?


*Make a list with your grade level*


BT

The Wish List

What things would you like to see included next year in a YAG and 6 week guides?


- Units

- Texts

-Resources

- Assessments

New Mabank ISD Template

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Scheduling

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