Below are the materials we shared at the 2012 GE Developing Futures In Education Conference in Orlando, Florida. The purpose of the presentation was to assist districts in their implementation of the Common Core.
PowerPoint presentation for morning and afternoon sessions.
Agenda for what was covered during the sessions including Essential Questions and Objectives.
Notetaker participants used during the presentation.
The CTP packet and summary statement that was shared.
Brief Guide to Writing Text-Dependent Questions written by Student Achievement Partners.
Notetaker for video in which David Coleman describes the Close Reading Strategy.
For those unfamiliar with the “instructional shifts” this notetaker, linked to a speech by David Coleman, describes what will shift instructionally to meet the new CCSS outcomes.
Reflection Notetaker for those who use a Close Reading Exemplar in their classroom. (This is part of the debrief on Day 2 of the CTP.)
Dr. Douglas Fisher describes the importance of the Close Reading Strategy. This notetaker includes the link to the video content.
A text complexity rubric for describing the qualitative features of a text. This was developed by Student Achievement Partners.
The Close Reading Exemplar, Lazarus, that was included in the Florida presentation.
Dr. Tim Shanahan describes text complexity and the value in promoting student literacy. The notetaker includes links to the video content.
Day 1 PowerPoint for the CTP 1.0
Day 2 PowerPoint for CTP 1.0