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Approaching ELA with the Open Access Common Core Course Collection
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Routines and subroutines are the core of the lesson structure in Open Access Common Core Course Collection. Teachers use these routines repeatedly, so they become habits for students. In this way, teachers are able to spend less time on classroom management and more time on learning.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Melinda Boland
Date Added:
01/28/2016
Behind the Practice: Close Read-Aloud in the Primary Grades with Sara Metz
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Sara Metz, Kindergarten Teacher at Explore Elementary in Thornton, Colorado, gives us a window into her purposeful planning and delivery of a Close Read-Aloud. She takes us through her process of analyzing the curriculum's Close Read-Aloud guide, planning based upon the needs of her students, and responding in the moment. We see Sara analyze student work and plan for future instruction. This video is part of the "Behind the Practice" series and is also a companion to the two-part video series Close Read-Aloud in the Primary Grades, which features Sara and her students in action.

Subject:
Elementary Education
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
EL Education
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K-5 Language Arts Curriculum Videos
Date Added:
06/22/2018
Close Read-Aloud in the Primary Grades, Part 1: First Read, Focus Question, and Interactive Analysis
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This is the first video in a two-part series that features Sara Metz and her Kindergarten class at Explore Elementary in Thornton, Colorado. Using the EL Education Language Arts Curriculum and its Close Read-Aloud guide, Sara and her students engage in analysis of the text, Come On, Rain!, as part of a module on the topic of weather. Sara strikes a balance of rigor and joy as she guides her students through a carefully crafted sequence of text-dependent questions driving toward a focus question, total participation techniques to engage all learners, and a culminating task. To hear Sara describe her process, watch the companion video, Behind the Practice: Close Read-Aloud in the Primary Grades with Sara Metz.

Subject:
Elementary Education
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
EL Education
Provider Set:
K-5 Language Arts Curriculum Videos
Date Added:
06/22/2018
Close Read-Aloud in the Primary Grades, Part 2: Deeper Analysis and Culminating Task
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This is the second video in a two-part series that features Sara Metz and her Kindergarten class at Explore Elementary in Thornton, Colorado. Using the EL Education Language Arts Curriculum and its Close Read-Aloud guide, Sara and her students engage in analysis of the text, Come On, Rain!, as part of a module on the topic of weather. Sara strikes a balance of rigor and joy as she guides her students through a carefully crafted sequence of text-dependent questions driving toward a focus question, total participation techniques to engage all learners, and a culminating task. To hear Sara describe her process, watch the companion video, Behind the Practice: Close Read-Aloud in the Primary Grades with Sara Metz.

Subject:
Elementary Education
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
EL Education
Provider Set:
K-5 Language Arts Curriculum Videos
Date Added:
06/22/2018
Fairy Tale Engineering with Simple Machines
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In this unit, students will use the engineering design process and their understanding of how simple machines work to help fairytale characters solve problems. Each lesson focuses on one fairytale and one simple machine.

Subject:
Engineering
Elementary Education
English Language Arts
Reading Literature
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Activity/Lab
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Author:
Sara Bowers
Date Added:
12/06/2018
Inquiry Project
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This project was designed to have students read as story and evaluate and analyze the entire book to answer one driving question. Students will work on determining what makes a good friend and what characteristics they tend to look for in a friend. There are mini activities to get the student's minds thinking instead of just having them get right into the assignment. Inquiry projects force students to analyze and think about the work they're completing.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment
Author:
Allyson Hayner
Date Added:
04/26/2017
Learning the 4Cs Through Literacy-Based STEM
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In this unit, students will learn about the 4Cs (communication, collaboration, creation, and critical thinking) through literature-based engineering challenges. Each lesson focuses on one "C" and one read-aloud. This unit is geared for grades 2-3 but could be adapted to any elementary grade level.

COMMUNICATION - Click Clack Moo

COLLABORATION - Iggy Peck Architect

CRITICAL THINKING - Rosie Revere Engineer

CREATION - Galimoto

Subject:
Engineering
Literature
Elementary Education
English Language Arts
Reading Literature
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson
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Unit of Study
Author:
Sara Bowers
Date Added:
12/06/2018
University of Arkansas: STEM Resourcess
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The University of Arkansas provides a website that has various resources available for elementary school teachers to use. Links to various lesson plans are provided. There are lessons that start with a read aloud. Then the STEM challenges are included with the engineering design process embedded in the lesson.

Subject:
Engineering
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Univerisy of Arkansas
Date Added:
09/26/2018