RLA/Social Studies/Science Instructional Framework and Planning
The following resources will help students take ownership of learning:
Engaging Students in Growing the Science, and Social Studies Mindset (860K PDF)-- Strategies and resources for engaging students in social studies, science, and math for those tests.
Lesson Framework (40K WORD). Template for designing pieces of a lesson to enhance student ownership of learning in an RLA Lesson.
Teaching Critical Reading with Questioning Strategies is an article that describes three engaging classroom strategies that can turn students into critical readers.
Enduring Understandings and Essential Questions for English Language Arts provides essential, higher-order thinking questions a student may ask an answer in order to develop skills in implementing reading strategies, responding to literature, developing vocabulary, grammar, and spelling skills.
Depth of Knowledge Question Stems provides a list of critical thinking questions that students can answer to better comprehend complex text.