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workshop for teachers; using foldables to increase student achievement; creator:Dinah Zike

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  • Introduction – Ms. Jeanne Duba and Ms. Lisa DiGangi
  • Foldables

    1. 1. Creating Foldables Increasing Student Achievement
    2. 2. What is a Foldable?
    3. 4. organize display Arrange data Sequence events research Compare/contrast Similarities/ differences Alternative assessments Guided reading Apply and interact categorize
    4. 5. We move from this…
    5. 6. To this …
    6. 7. Why should I use foldables?
    7. 9. How do I use foldables?
    8. 17. Questions?
    9. 18. Using Foldables to Assess Student Understanding
    10. 19. How do we measure “ UNDERSTANDING ?”
    11. 20. The 6 Facets Of Understanding
    12. 21. <ul><li>Explanation : knowledgeable accounts of the facts </li></ul><ul><li>A student provides an accurate review of the causes of the Revolutionary War. </li></ul><ul><li>Interpretation: narratives that provide meaning </li></ul><ul><li>Students show how The Giver can be read as commentary on totalitarian societies. </li></ul>
    13. 22. <ul><li>Application: use of knowledge in new contexts </li></ul><ul><li>A student uses her knowledge of the Constitutional Convention to write and illustrate a children’s book. </li></ul><ul><li>A student displays a concrete understanding of a million as related to economy or population. </li></ul><ul><li>Perspective: insightful points of view </li></ul><ul><li>A student can effectively argue both sides of evolution argument. </li></ul>
    14. 23. <ul><li>Empathy: ability to “see” another’s feelings and world view </li></ul><ul><li>A student empathizes with the difficulties encountered by victims of the Holocaust. </li></ul><ul><li>Self-Knowledge: understanding one’s thoughts and actions </li></ul><ul><li>A student compares and contrasts their own character traits with characters from a novel or people throughout history (I.e., Copernicus). </li></ul>
    15. 24. Performance Verbs Based on The 6 Facets Of Understanding
    16. 25. “ To begin with the end in mind means to start with a clear understanding of your destination. It means to know where you’re going…so that the steps you take are always in the right direction .” Stephen Covey The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People
    17. 26. G oal R ole A udience S ituation P roduct Performance and Purpose S tandards and Criteria for Success
    18. 27. G oal The goal is to help kindergarten age students understand the impact of compromising by DESCRIBING the Compromises made during the Constitutional Convention.
    19. 28. R ole You are an author of children’s book .
    20. 29. A udience The audience is a group of kindergarten students.
    21. 30. S ituation You have been asked by your publisher to create a children’s book geared towards children ages 4-6 year olds that will clearly and succinctly explain the significance of compromises made at the Constitutional Convention.
    22. 31. P roduct Performance and Purpose You need to create a children’s book, including a title page and illustrations for each page of text. Your book must be historically accurate and hook your reader in the form of a narrative .
    23. 32. S tandards and Criteria for Success
    24. 33. Possible Student Roles And Audiences
    25. 34. Rubrics Holistic Analytic-Trait
    26. 35. Paper Bag Books