Humanities Lunch 4/9/2015

posted Apr 9, 2015, 7:49 AM by Kay O'Dwyer   [ updated Apr 30, 2015, 7:54 AM ]
Attendees:
Carol Solomon, Pam Miller, Jesse Malloy, Meghan Hale, Alanna Shone, Matt Cronin, Kay O'Dwyer

* Ed. Eval....evidence gathering
* Writing across the grades..examples of 'c' level assignments: common characteristics, expectations, frequency.....
*'c' level assignments: length of time, multiple content areas, variety of skills required (vocab assessments might not always meet criteria) Compare, Interpret, Infer, Persuade..........
*Area for focus - teaching students to write on one topic aspect of person and not "birth-to-death" account!. (feature piece on Johnny remain in 6th)...... Challenge is teaching how paragraphs connect/flow to form a coherent paper...(7th grade National Parks essay)

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