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Standards-based assessment and Instruction

Teacher Sessions

Responding to Text, K-4

This is an introductory workshop designed for educators who are becoming familiar with teaching writing to young children.

Participants will gain an understanding of the difference between retelling, analysis of literature and summary. Instruction will include whole-class and guided lessons using The Painted Essay™ and other techniques.

Components include:

  • Using appropriate reading and writing questions
  • How to create analytical questions
  • Using rubrics and anchor papers to assess student work
  • Linking assessment results to curriculum, instruction and improving performance

Our teacher-friendly tasks are designed to support both the Common Core and Citywide instructional expectations. GO Math! alignments are also available.
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'We need to start,' said my students last week. They told me to hurry up, read the problem and pass out the paper. This is a noticeable change in student attitudes toward problem solving. They are no longer meek, frightened, inhibited problem solvers.

Karen McKee's first grade classroom Easthampton, NY

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