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  • Nelson Literacy Pilot Day 4 May 2009
  • Welcome
  • Inclusion
    • Turn to a partner and discuss:
    • “ When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?”
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  • Inclusion
    • Turn to a partner and discuss:
    • “ When you were a child, what did your parent(s) want to be when you grew up?”
  • Objectives
    • Reflect and share on experiences during the ‘Send a Message & Reality Check’ units (including timelines).
    • Review components.
    • Reading / Writing connections.
    • Grouping students.
    • Planning the next unit.
    • Next year.
  • Norms
    • Begin and end on time
    • Listen to each other with respect and trust
    • Be open to and be willing to share new ideas
    • Invest in your own learning and the learning of others
    • Honour the professionalism of your colleagues
  • Before we go forward:
    • Reflect back on the previous unit experiences.
  • Share responses brought.
    • How did students do?
    • How did you assess their progress?
      • Observations (formative or evaluative)
      • Culminating Task
      • Report cards?
  • Reflect on Experiences Meet within regional groups. Discuss. Chart. Share.
  • Consensus Timeline:
    • Use the most recent unit to chart the major events.
    • Refer to how much time each component took in each of the previous units.
    • Chart a consensus of the time required for each element. (40 minute block, etc.)
  • Recapping Components
  • Recapping Units
    • Grade 7
    • Step Up
    • Tech Effects
    • Mysteries
    • Fears and Phobias
    • Send a Message
    • Make an Impression
    • Grade 8
    • Global Citizens
    • Tech Then and Now
    • Secrets
    • No Limits
    • Reality Check
    • Chasing a Dream
    Meet in grade level group. Grade 7s here. Grade 8s there.
  • John Medina
    • a developmental molecular biologist and research consultant.
    • an affiliate Professor of Bioengineering at the University of Washington.
    • the director of the Brain Center for Applied Learning Research at Seattle Pacific University.
  • Why do we need to keep a strategy focus?
    • Memory: Rule 5 & 6
      • What does this mean for our classrooms?
      • What does this mean for cross-curriculum integration with literacy (oral, reading, writing, media)?
  • Repeat to Remember
    • Classroom Example…
      • What does this mean for our classrooms?
      • What does this mean for cross-curriculum integration with literacy (oral, reading, writing, media)?
  • Before selecting the next unit consider… … the Reading / Writing Connection
  • Consider the writing plan.
  • Recapping Organization Grade 7
  • Recapping Organization Grade 8
  • Using Nelson Literacy As A Mentor Text
    • First Reading
    • Purpose: Reading
    • Strategy Content: Evaluate
    • Second Reading
    • Purpose: Writing Connection
    • Identify traits of Explanation.
  • Divide your group to look at different resources (i.e., Transparencies, Student Book, etc.). Open to Unit. Look for Persuasive Writing Connections.
  • Building a Foundation
    • Schema Clip
      • How do mentor texts help students build schema?
      • How do connections to student issues build schema?
  • Grouping with a focus… … on what is needed.
  • 1 st Step: Parallel, Common Task, Different Passage
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  • 1 st Step: Parallel, Common Task, Different Passage
  • Use the final task examples. Share a ‘low’, ‘medium’, and ‘high’ example with your group. Slot your students into this chart.
  • Move students based on observations and independent work.
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  • Planning:
    • In grade level groups.
    • Plan the next unit.
    • Will present the group the plan.
    • Do the introduction activity with the group today.
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  • Planning:
    • In grade level groups.
    • Plan the next unit.
    • Will present the group the plan.
    • Do the introduction activity with the group today.
  • Presenting.
  • Next Steps:
    • Online Site
    • http://tinyurl.com/lkdsbnelsonlit
    • http://intermediatenelsonlit.ning.com/?xgi=fcS5ZmQ
  • Reflection
    • Your thoughts on the: - process; - product; - professional experience.