Tag Archives: 2nd Grade

Early Elementary Document Based Questions

2nd grade teacher Chris Hayes and Washoe’s Social Studies Coordinator Angela Orr have been working on creating Document Based Questions (DBQs) for the primary grades with connections to the Core Knowledge Domains. Their first efforts are linked below and Angela and … Continue reading

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Instructional Move 7: Quiz, Quiz, Trade

Quiz, Quiz, Trade is a learning strategy that that has students working with multiple partners to review key learning outcomes. The move allows for practice with a large problem set and for students to use each other to problem solve … Continue reading

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Instructional Move Number 10: Cold Call

“Cold Call” is outlined in Doug Lemov’s book Teach Like a Champion. The move involves calling on students whether they have their hands up or not. The technique has the advantages of keeping the pace of the class moving, increasing … Continue reading

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Common Core Lesson Demonstrations

As part of the NBC Education Nation 2013 Summit, a Common Core Teacher Institute was included to demonstrate Common Core lessons for ELA/literacy and math. Viewers can watch and download a 2nd grade read-aloud lesson—When Charlie McButton Lost Power; a … Continue reading

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PreK-2 Draft of “No, David!” Exemplar

Personnel in the Office of Academics have been working on a PreK-2 close reading exemplar for David Shannon’s picture book “No, David!” Linked here is a draft of the exemplar and we need your help in getting it to a … Continue reading

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Washoe Trains on the Primary Core Task Project

Kindergarten Coordinator Kacey Edgington moved K-2 teachers through a primary version of the Core Task Project. You can access all of the content from the presentation by clicking on the links below. Primary Core Task Project PowerPoint 6=3 Shift Display … Continue reading

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