Recorded on March 29, 2012
This archived webinar examines how to use sample English language arts (ELA) Common Core State Standards to create processes to design comprehensive and rigorous units of study.
Kathy Glass, President of Glass Educational Consulting and author of Mapping Comprehensive Units to the ELA Common Core State Standards, shares a process for using sample ELA Common Core standards to map comprehensive units of study.
Glass presents a template and focus on how to use ELA standards to develop essential understandings and also provide unit and lesson guiding questions to shape effective, concept-driven curriculum.
She shares many examples of essential understandings and guiding questions tied to the Common Core and also various ELA differentiated, formative assessments aligned to selected Common Core standards.
This archived webinar is particularly useful for 3rd–8th grade language arts and social studies teachers who use the Common Core standards to design curricula. The webinar also targets department chairs, administrators, and curriculum designers.