• Rigorous Curriculum Design:: How to Create Curricular Units of Study that Align Standards, Instruction, and Assessment

    Overview of BookThis book is divided into four parts. Here is a brief overview of each part:Part 1, Seeing the Big Picture Connections First, defines curriculum in terms of rigor, provides the background of this model, connects curriculum design to the “big picture” of standards, assessments, instruction, and data practices, previews the step-by-step design sequence, and introduces end-of-chapter reader assignments.Part 2, Building the Foundation for Designing Curricular Units, explains the five steps that must first be taken to lay the foundation upon which to build the curricular units of study, and provides explicit guidelines for applying each step.Part 3, Designing the Curricular Unit of Study—From Start to Finish, gives the “nuts and bolts” directions for designing a rigorous curricular unit of study, from beginning to end, and concludes with an overview of how to implement the unit in the classroom or instructional program. Formatively assessing students along the way, educators analyze resulting student data to diagnose student learning needs and then adjust ongoing instruction accordingly.Part 4, Organizing, Monitoring, and Sustaining Implementation Efforts, addresses the role of administrators in beginning and continuing the work of implementation. These final...

    • ASIN: 1935588052

  • Nate Saint: Unit Study Curriculum Guide (Christian Heroes: Then & Now) (Christian Heroes: Then & Now Unit Study)

    Readers of all ages love the Christian Heroes: Then & Now biographies. This unit study turns great adventure reading into an even greater learning experience. With international breadth and spiritual depth, these guides provide the Christian schoolteacher and homeschooling parent with countless ways to teach and reinforce diverse curriculum areas as they relate to the life of a Christian missionary. Each Unit Study Curriculum Guide is designed for a wide variety of learning styles, grade levels, and abilities and for both individual and group study. Choose from an array of options to build a meaningful unit study just right for you and your students.Includes:Student Exploration: essay writing, creative writing, hands-on project, audio/visual projectsSocial Studies: reproducible project maps, geography, terms/vocabulary, critical thinkingBible Study: scripture memorization, devotional application, spiritual conceptsCommunity Links: meaningful field trips, inviting guest speakers, service projectsRelated Things to Explore: missions, current events, life skills, mathBibliography of Related Resources: books, movies, documentaries, magazine articlesCulminating Events: project displays; cultural music, food, and activities; oral presentationsThe fascinating, true adventures of Christia...

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    • ASIN: 157658187X
    • UPC: 000000145015

  • Science Unit Studies for Homeschoolers and Teachers

    If you are a homeschooler or teacher who is looking for fun ideas on how to teach science, then this book is for you! Its hands-on approach is designed to capture students’ interest and promote a love of science and learning. The first ten chapters are for younger children ages 4-7, while the second ten chapters are for children ages 8-13. Each chapter is filled with fun science activities that teach a particular science concept. The activities are designed to use common household items, so you won’t need to buy lots of expensive scientific equipment or chemicals. This book is sure to get your kids loving science!

    • ASIN: 1463549156

  • Units of Study for Primary Writing: A Yearlong Curriculum (Grades K-2)

    Lucy Calkins and her colleagues have helped hundreds of thousands of teachers take their first forays into the teaching of writing. Now they have written an unprecedented series of books on Units of Study for a yearlong writing curriculum. Get easy access to the magic of their transformative teaching. Enjoy minute-by-minute, live-from-the-classroom coaching as Lucy and colleagues show you how to refine your lessons to do justice to the curious minds that you teach. In each Unit of Study, these teacher/authors detail their goals, share the assessment rubric that guides their practice, and even provide the exact words of their teaching. Learn more about Units of Study for Primary Writing by visiting www.unitsofstudy.com where you can review the tables of contents, download a sample session, rubric and conference! Learn more about firsthand.

    • ASIN: 0325006040

  • George Washington: Unit Study Curriculum Guide (Heroes of History) (Heroes of History Unit Study Curriculum Guides)

    Readers of all ages love the Heroes of History biographies. This unit study turns great adventure reading into an even greater learning experience. With historical and thematic depth, the Heroes of History Unit Study Curriculum Guides provide the schoolteacher and homeschooling parent with countless ways to teach and reinforce diverse curriculum areas as they relate to the life of a key historical figure. Each guide is designed for a wide variety of learning styles, grade levels, and abilities and for both individual and group study. Choose from an array of options to build a meaningful unit study just right for you and your students.Student Explorations: essay writing, creative writing, hands-on projects, audio/visual projectsSocial Studies: reproducible activity sheets, geography, history, vocabulary, critical thinkingKey Quotes: memorization, discussion, applicationCommunity Links: meaningful field trips, guest speakers, service projectsRelated Themes: politics and law, math, current events, scienceBibliography of Related Resources: books, movies, documentaries, magazine articles, websitesCulminating Event: project displays; era music, food, and activities; oral presentations

    • Brand: Brand: Emerald Books
    • ASIN: 1883002869

  • William Penn: Unit Study Curriculum Guide (Heroes of History) (Heroes of History Unit Study Curriculum Guides)

    Readers of all ages love the Heroes of History biographies. This unit study turns great adventure reading into an even greater learning experience. With historical and thematic depth, the Heroes of History Unit Study Curriculum Guides provide the schoolteacher and homeschooling parent with countless ways to teach and reinforce diverse curriculum areas as they relate to the life of a key historical figure. Each guide is designed for a wide variety of learning styles, grade levels, and abilities and for both individual and group study. Choose from an array of options to build a meaningful unit study just right for you and your students.Student Explorations: essay writing, creative writing, hands-on projects, audio/visual projectsSocial Studies: reproducible activity sheets, geography, history, vocabulary, critical thinkingKey Quotes: memorization, discussion, applicationCommunity Links: meaningful field trips, guest speakers, service projectsRelated Themes: politics and law, math, current events, scienceBibliography of Related Resources: books, movies, documentaries, magazine articles, websitesCulminating Event: project displays; era music, food, and activities; oral presentations

    • Brand: Brand: Emerald Books
    • ASIN: 1883002877

  • Mary Slessor: Unit Study Curriculum Guide (Christian Heroes: Then & Now)

    Readers of all ages love the Christian Heroes: Then & Now biographies. This unit study turns great adventure reading into an even greater learning experience. With international breadth and spiritual depth, these guides provide the Christian schoolteacher and homeschooling parent with countless ways to teach and reinforce diverse curriculum areas as they relate to the life of a Christian missionary. Each Unit Study Curriculum Guide is designed for a wide variety of learning styles, grade levels, and abilities and for both individual and group study. Choose from an array of options to build a meaningful unit study just right for you and your students.Includes:Student Exploration: essay writing, creative writing, hands-on project, audio/visual projectsSocial Studies: reproducible project maps, geography, terms/vocabulary, critical thinkingBible Study: scripture memorization, devotional application, spiritual conceptsCommunity Links: meaningful field trips, inviting guest speakers, service projectsRelated Things to Explore: missions, current events, life skills, mathBibliography of Related Resources: books, movies, documentaries, magazine articlesCulminating Events: project displays; cultural music, food, and activities; oral presentationsThe fascinating, true adventures of Christia...

    • Brand: Brand: YWAM Publishing
    • ASIN: 1576582531

  • Cameron Townsend: Unit Study Curriculum Guide (Christian Heroes: Then & Now) (Christian Heroes: Then & Now Unit Study)

    Readers of all ages love the Christian Heroes: Then & Now biographies. This unit study turns great adventure reading into an even greater learning experience. With international breadth and spiritual depth, these guides provide the Christian schoolteacher and homeschooling parent with countless ways to teach and reinforce diverse curriculum areas as they relate to the life of a Christian missionary. Each Unit Study Curriculum Guide is designed for a wide variety of learning styles, grade levels, and abilities and for both individual and group study. Choose from an array of options to build a meaningful unit study just right for you and your students.Includes:Student Exploration: essay writing, creative writing, hands-on project, audio/visual projectsSocial Studies: reproducible project maps, geography, terms/vocabulary, critical thinkingBible Study: scripture memorization, devotional application, spiritual conceptsCommunity Links: meaningful field trips, inviting guest speakers, service projectsRelated Things to Explore: missions, current events, life skills, mathBibliography of Related Resources: books, movies, documentaries, magazine articlesCulminating Events: project displays; cultural music, food, and activities; oral presentationsThe fascinating, true adventures of Christia...

    • Brand: Brand: YWAM Publishing
    • ASIN: 1576582787