Let’s Start with the Preamble

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2 MB5th Grade Lets Start with the Preamble 141 KB5th Grade ELA Standards

Audio Overview starring Lisa Smith

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 Developed by twitter miniLisa Smith of Moore Public Schools!

UNIT OVERVIEW

This lesson will teach students how the Preamble came to be a part of our Constitution, what it means to us as citizens and how we understand the vocabulary using the standards.

MATERIALS

377 KBPreamble Final Project Rubric PDF 392 KBPreamble Final Project PNG 292 KBUS Preamble PDF 437 KBUS Preamble PNG 239 KBWrite a GIST Sentence 239 KB5 Minute GIST Sentence Timer video clip

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Podcast On Your Plan ep 43 with Amy Nicar and Julie Moore

IMG_20160825_130233287This episode features Amy Nicar, our state’s assessment BFF, and Julie Moore, Mustang Public Schools! We clarify and discuss a lot of assessment stuff. Amy has been hard at work reviewing possible test items with teachers across the state, including Julie. They give me all the details and, of course, we talk about aspects of education that need to be disrupted. Probably one of my favorite episodes! It has a little something for everyone! Learn more by visiting the Office of Assessment home page.

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Podcast On Your Plan ep 38 with the ELA Task Force

Screen Shot 2016-07-19 at 8.35.58 PMThe ELA Task Force is composed of Oklahoma teachers from across the state. This team has been collaborating on Curriculum Frameworks to support the successful implementation of the Oklahoma Academic Standards for English Language Arts. The First Drafts are currently available for public comment via Google Drive (CLICK HERE)

In this episode, you’ll get to know a few members of the team! We discuss the work done so far, implementing the new standards, driving change, assessment, pedagogy, growing old, and so many more profound topics you’ll want to tweet about!

Check out the first drafts of the Curriculum Frameworks and share your feedback! Be sure to follow some of the Frameworks Writers on Twitter for more fun!

twitter miniAmber Donaldson, Drew Price, Jennifer Williams, Juli Gatlin, Kelli Anglley, Lara Searcy, and Shanna Mellott!

Thanks for listening and please share with a teacher you love! For more episodes highlighting great educators subscribe via iTunesStitcher for Android, or listen anywhere via SoundCloud. Leave a message for me on Twitter @mrjoshflores, the SoundCloud stream, or at ELAOKTeachers.com!

Bundling Standards to Build Curriculum

Chapter 2 intends to provide further guidance for educators to become familiar with the new ELA standards and begin building aligned curriculum and lessons.

LINKS

TMDG Sample Lesson (via Google Drive) – a sample lesson created using the concept of bundling standards.

Bundling Matrix

The following lesson descriptions of bundled standards were developed by participating Oklahoma teachers at the July 2016 EngageOK conference. Links to the dynamic Google Doc are provided for you to add lesson descriptions. For your convenience, interactive static PDFs are also provided for download.

Dynamic: Grades 6-8 | Grades 9-12 (coming soon)

Static:

193 KBGrades 6-8 Bundling Matrix

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197 kBUnit at a Glance Template 218 kBBundling sample – TMDG – PDF 2 MBReading Foundations 805 kBReading Foundations

Oklahoma’s PASS Standards

The following academic standards are provided here as a reference. The current Oklahoma ELA standards can be found here. The new ELA standards were officially approved on March 28th, 2016.

Oklahoma Priority Academics Student Skills (PASS) for English language arts

The following are modified formats of the PASS standards. The content/standards are still the same, but have been reformatted to assist teachers new to the PASS standards.

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