Discipline: History

Grade Level: 9

Course: 9th Grade History

©Literacy Design Collaborative. September 2011

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Ideologies of the 19th Century
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  • Skills Cluster 1: Classroom Pre-Instruction
    • Pacing Skill and Definition Mini-Task Instructional Strategies
      Product and Prompt Scoring (Product "Meets Expectations" if it...)

      Skills Cluster 1: Classroom Pre-Instruction

      Period 1

      Bridging Conversation

      Project Planning

      Annotated plan & response to question

      Create a plan for accomplishing this task. Include a schedule with annotations specifying activities. What is your goal?

      No scoring

      • Deconstruct prompt for cues.
      • Deconstruct rubric.
  • Skills Cluster 2: Reading & Planning Process
    • Pacing Skill and Definition Mini-Task Instructional Strategies
      Product and Prompt Scoring (Product "Meets Expectations" if it...)

      Skills Cluster 2: Reading & Planning Process 

      Period 1-2

      Controlling Idea

      (Argumentation)

      Short response with claim

      Write a draft claim in 1-3 sentences. (This claim can be modified as you develop your ideas.)

      Writes a credible claim based on task and unit.

      • Review claims.
      • Conferencing (optional).

      Period 2-4

      2. Active Reading & Annotation/Note Taking

      Notes

      Select two primary sources as well as references in your textbook. Note passages that support your claim.

      Identifies credible sources. 

      • Annotation methods.
      • Note-taking strategies.

      Ongoing

      3. Essential Vocabulary

      Definition

      ID cards

      Create ID cards for terms.

      (ID cards are a daily at-home assignment where students are given 1-3 terms (people, ideas, events, places, etc.) from the reading and asked to complete a 3"x5" card with three portions: “Who/Where/When” at the top; “What happened?” in the middle; and “Historical Significance” at the bottom.)

      Maintains ID cards.

      • Discussion and analysis of key features of terms.

      Period 5

      4. Outlining


      Outline/organizer

      Create an outline in which you state your claim, sequence your points/reasons, and note your supporting evidence.

      Creates an outline/organizer with all parts.

      • Outlining/organizer method.
      • Conferencing on outline.
  • Skills Cluster 3: Drafting Process
    • Pacing Skill and Definition Mini-Task Instructional Strategies
      Product and Prompt Scoring (Product "Meets Expectations" if it...)

      Skills Cluster 3: Drafting Process

      Period 6-7

      1 Initial Draft

      Definition

      Initial draft with citations

      Write an initial draft complete with an opening, development, and closing; insert and cite textual evidence.

      Complete draft with all parts; on task.

      • Small and class group reviews.
      • Peer and teacher conferencing.
      • Review HO Strategies and Structures.

      Period 7-10

      2. Revision of Multiple Drafts


      Drafts: two or more

      Continue to refine your argument and historical references.

      Drafts show evidence of refining and revision.

      • Drafts — optional.

      Period 11

      3. Editing & Proofreading


      2 minute presentation

      (Can be taped.)

      Demonstrate to class how you revised or edited a section of your paper and explain why.

      Presentation demonstrating effective editing to improve some aspect of the essay.

      • Conferencing as requested.
      • Proofreading methods.
      • Editing methods: sentence combining, eliminating redundancies, citation methods.

      Period 12

      4. Final Composition

      Definition

      Short response and portfolio

      Turn in your final draft in a portfolio to include revision drafts, planning schedule. Did you meet your goal?

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