Tag Archives: 6th Grade

Close Reading Exemplar Shared by Aspen Institute

The Aspen Institute posted a close reading exemplar of Russell Freedman’s The Voice that Challenged a Nation here. The format is quite similar to what Student Achievement Partners has shared as well as the exemplars we’ve posted on this site. … Continue reading

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New “Link” for Washoe’s 6th Grade BAP

In order to access the Washoe’s 6th grade Basal Alignment Project resources on Edmodo, you will have to use this link. If you are already a member, you should have no trouble accessing the resources. The link is for new … Continue reading

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BAP at 11,000 users

Edweek reports that the Basal Alignment Project is now at 11,000 users and you can read how this became the largest Edmodo community here. The Council of Great City Schools also weighs in with a press release in which Council Executive … Continue reading

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Basal Alignment Project at 10,000 Users

EdWeek reports on the Basal Alignment Project growing to 10,000 users. As the article notes, the BAP is “an online library of revised replacement lessons from common basal reading series (3rd-5th grades) each carefully aligned to the Common Core State Standards” … Continue reading

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More Rewrites Added to Washoe’s 6th Grade BAP Folder

As many readers know, Washoe started an effort to rewrite the questions and culminating activities for the 6th grade HMH materials. Following the procedures outlined by the Council of Great City Schools and Student Achievement Partners, questions and culminating assignments … Continue reading

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6th Grade Teachers Train on Shift 1 and the BAP

On Election Day, 6th grade middle school teachers gathered to learn more about Shift 1—building a coherent body of knowledge—and the Basal Alignment Project. The 6th grade BAP code for Edmodo is 4k33tz. If you are unfamiliar with Edmodo, you … Continue reading

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Washoe Starts the 6th Grade Basal Alignment Project

Under the stewardship of staff from Curriculum & Instruction and the Striving Readers Grant, Washoe County has started a 6th grade version of the Basal Alignment Project. The process is just beginning with a completion date of December 2012 having … Continue reading

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