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  1. “Exploring” the American History 1 Curriculum DifferentiatingCommon Core Activities in PLTs

  2. Today’s Objectives: P.W.B.A.T… • Explain the positive impact of common core in the social studies classroom • Recognize the value of collaboration • Implement two or more new formative assessment strategies • Create a differentiated common core lesson through collaboration

  3. Introductions • Name • School • Years of experience • Subject(s) you teach

  4. Common Core StandardsEnglish Language Arts and MathematicsGCS 3 • June 2, 2010 Let’s review……

  5. Rationale • EquityStudents expectations the same regardless of where they live • College and Career ReadinessStudents need to be more than proficient • Comparability State results will be comparable through common assessments • Sharing of ResourcesThe ability to share instructional materials across state lines can improve practice • Economies of ScalePossible savings due to sharing of resources and assessments • Student MobilityStudents moving into and out of states will have the same standards

  6. Rationale • EquityStudents expectations the same regardless of where they live • College and Career ReadinessStudents need to be more than proficient • Comparability State results will be comparable through common assessments • Sharing of ResourcesThe ability to share instructional materials across state lines can improve practice • Economies of ScalePossible savings due to sharing of resources and assessments • Student MobilityStudents moving into and out of states will have the same standards

  7. ELA Standards Advances • Text complexity • Balance of literature and informational texts • Direct link to college and work readiness • Literacy standards for science and social studies • Clear vertical progressions across grades

  8. ELA Standards Advances • Text complexity • Balance of literature and informational texts • Direct link to college and work readiness • Literacy standards for science and social studies • Clear vertical progressions across grades

  9. ELA Standards Advances • Text complexity • Balance of literature and informational texts • Direct link to college and work readiness • Literacy standards for science and social studies • Clear vertical progressions across grades

  10. ELA Standards Advances • Text complexity • Balance of literature and informational texts • Direct link to college and work readiness • Literacy standards for science and social studies • Clear vertical progressions across grades

  11. ELA Standards Advances • Text complexity • Balance of literature and informational texts • Direct link to college and work readiness • Literacy standards for science and social studies • Clear vertical progressions across grades

  12. Revised Bloom Taxonomy Cognitive Process Types of Knowledge

  13. Where to begin: How to determine differentiation needs • Reading level • Retention/recall ability • Vocabulary • Life experiences • Motivational level • Interest level Write-Around Activity • Brainstorm a list of activities you have used to determine abilities and interests • After one minute, pass your index card to the right. • Read the list. Add to the list. Star (*) ideas that you want to inquire about. • Repeat until your card returns to you. • Table talk • Pictograph • Personal Timeline • Free Write

  14. You are not alone! Collaboration • PLTs • Case managers • LEP teachers • Staff PLT Examples: Vocabulary Assessments Shared Folder Delicious Reflection – Opinion Journal

  15. Differentiating Common Core Lessons Example Lesson • Human Trafficking Common Core Activity

  16. Modern-day Slavery • More people live in slavery today than in the entire 350-year history of the slave trade. • Human trafficking has become the second-largest and fastest-growing criminal industry in the U.S. • An estimated $32 billion in annual revenue was being generated from trafficking activities.

  17. Modern-day Slavery • 83% of victims in confirmed sex trafficking incidents were identified as U.S citizens. • 67% of labor trafficking victims were classified as undocumented aliens. • The U.S. is ranked as the third largest destination country for Trafficking.

  18. Modern-day Slavery • North Carolina ranks in the top 8 for human trafficking in the United States. • WHY: * Major highways * Transient population with military presence * Huge agricultural community * Eastern NC ports and large rural areas

  19. Differentiating Common Core Lessons Example Lesson • George Washington Common Core Activity

  20. Apotheosis of Washington

  21. Modifications

  22. Or…..

  23. Final Assessment? • Acrostic poem • R.A.F.T. • Exit pass • Editorial • Create artifact of Washington

  24. Focus Activity #1 – Think/Pair/Share • Write England, Spain, France and the Netherlands in the far left column • What I thought - Motives for Exploration

  25. Focus Activity #2:Collaborative Annotation • This is a silent activity. • Pick up a marker – each table member will have a different colored marker • Underline, circle ideas, make comments in the margins..annotate! • Read other people’s comments and respond.

  26. Your Turn! • Resources: a. Essential Standards for Goal 3 b. Reading and Writing Standards for literacy c. Activity template d. Examples of modified activities e. Variety of texts Ccsiexploringamericanhistory.com 2. Group Instructions: a. Write an essential question b. Plan the activity using the template c. Include differentiated versions of texts and questions for diverse learners. 3. Present to the whole group.

  27. Wrap it up! • Turn and talk activity • Plus/Delta TODAY’S OBJECTIVES: • Explain the positive impact of common core in the social studies classroom • Recognize the value of collaboration • Implement two or more new formative assessment strategies • Create a differentiated common core lesson through collaboration