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PARCC PD for staff, including PARCC Sample questions and FAQs

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  1. 1. What is the 1st Question of a PLC?
  2. 2. What should kids know and be able to do?
  3. 3. What is the 2nd question of a PLC?
  4. 4. How will we know if they know it?
  5. 5. Is this just an Illinois thing?
  6. 6. This is why PARCC claims to be superior to current testing systems
  7. 7. K, 1, 2, and 12 still not tested
  8. 8. Time Intensive Tests!!
  9. 9. 75 and 90 are the two percentages to remember!!
  10. 10. Is ACT ‘dead’ as we know it? Is ISAT ‘dead’ as we know it? Is PSAE ‘dead’ as we know it?
  11. 11. Tech-based test – are we ready??
  12. 12. How can I start to prepare?
  13. 13. Suggestions Moving Forward • Continue to teach a rigorous curriculum based on Common Core State Standards • Every teacher a teacher of literacy and critical thinking skills • Spend time on and in shared folder • Model Frameworks and Assessment blueprints are very useful • Sign up for the many PARCC/CCSS email lists
  14. 14. Question: You have read two stories where one family member saves another. Write an essay describing the mosquito from “Cricket and Cougar” and one of the main characters from “Kira-Kira.” For each character described, • Explain how the thoughts, words, and/or actions of the character help you understand what the character is like • Explain why the character chooses to save his or her family member • Be sure to include specific details from each story
  15. 15. What is the purpose of this sentence in paragraph 1: “No roads cross it; ponds and lakes freckle its immensity”? Which other sentence from the story serves a similar purpose? Which statement best explains the central idea of the text? Which statement best helps support the central idea of the text?
  16. 16. Guess the grade • The picture shows Mark’s flower garden. • Fill in the blank to make a fraction that represents the part of Mark's garden that is covered with flowers. _____ 8
  17. 17. Model Content Frameworks Taking PARCC into your daily lives
  18. 18. Micro-Agenda • 5-10 minute ‘quick-close read’ of the your individual framework – Be ready to report out on 3 things that stood out to you – but don’t start sharing yet • One positive • One frustrating • One that provided more ?s than answers
  19. 19. SHARE With those around you and look for themes
  20. 20. Get excited – share with the whole group
  21. 21. Our hopes for the day • You feel acquainted with PARCC • You are aware of major timelines and upcoming events • There has been a clear link made between PARCC, CCSS, and Danielson • Aware of where to get resources • Sense or urgency has increased without stress overload