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    Grade ESSENTIAL SE__________________________ (Content/Grade/SE#)


    BIG IDEA (Strand Name): ex. Multiple Genres


    TEKS: (Knowledge and Skills Statement)

    Ex. Multiple genres: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking using multiple texts--genres. The student recognizes and analyzes genre-specific characteristics, structures, and purposes within and across increasingly complex traditional, contemporary, classical, and diverse texts.


    3.9G (Student Expectation) *CAPITALIZE verbs(skills) and underline nouns (concepts)


    Concepts: Student need to know about_________________ 

    *Important nouns and noun phrases embedded in the standards.

    (Is this academic vocabulary being used and reinforced?)


    Skills: Students need to be able to __________________


    (Learning Target, DOK, Blooms, performance tasks)


    Academic Vocabulary:

    List all academic vocabulary that needs to be defined for students.


    Skills Target:

    Taxonomy Level

    (DOK or Blooms):

    Scale 2.0 or 3.0

    • Break each skill/verb into a specific learning target

    DOK 1



    2.0 foundational or 3.0 mastery


    Learning Progression Scale:

    (Mastery Level, Standards Alignment and Differentiation)


    Enrichment Target

    I will be able to: 

    3.0* Learning Goal

    I will be able to: 

    2.0 Foundational Targets

    I know the meaning of the words:  (Academic vocab)

    I will be able to:

    • (add any other foundational skills before mastery can be reached)



    With help, I am somewhat successful at 2.0 and 3.0 levels.


    Not yet

    Even with help, I am not there yet.

    Big Ideas: *lasting understandings students explore on their own

    (Possible student responses to the essential questions)


    This is where you are guiding your students to go in their learning. 


    Essential Questions: *posed at beginning of unit to guide instruction/assessment

    (open ended, can’t be yes or no, map to guide the learning)

    (Introduction/Closure, Exit Tickets, Assessment)


    Resources: *suggested lessons and activities used to teach



    (capture any notes during PLC discussion that helps with common understanding)


    Can include examples using Lead4Ward, TEKS Resource, Region 13 to help with clarification.