### Elementary Common Core Team Training

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Math
Representatives Will
Be Meeting In The
Dining Room
 Unpack
Common Core Standards using the
KUD (Know-Understand-Do) method.
 Identify the components of a Common Core
lesson.
 Locate resources on the Okaloosa County
Common Core Website applicable to a
specific grade level or content area.
With your Common Core Team, develop an
action plan regarding implementation of
unpacking Common Core Standards.
4d
 There
are no “Hogs and Logs”
 All opinions are respected
 Cell phones are silenced
4e
Create a Top 3 List of
Important Takeaways from
the Gulf Breeze Common
Core Summer Institute to
share with the group.
4d
Plan learning
experiences
and
instruction
Determine
acceptable
evidence
Identify desired
results
1a, 1c, 1e, 1f
How does Backward Design Facilitate a
Common Core Instructional Sequence?
Establish
Goals Based
on
Unpacked
Standards
Create
Essential
Questions
Based on
Standards
1a, 1b, 1c, 1e, 1f, 3c, 3d
Create
Assessments
Based on
Standards
Check to
Ensure
Assessments
Align with
Standards
Create
Learning
Plan Aligned
to Standards
Students
Take
Assessment
Based on
Standards
1a, 1c, 1e
and analyze for meaning
Standards are rarely taught in
isolation
Not all standards are equal in
rigor
1a, 1c, 1e, 1f
K.U.D.!
K- Know
U- Understand
D- Do
1a, 1c, 1e, 1f
How do you know a child is ready to ride a
bicycle without training wheels?
Know
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Handlebars
Pedal(ing)
Brake(ing)
Steer(ing)
Do
Understand

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Both hands must
be kept on the
handlebars in
order to steer the
bicycle
The foot pedals
are not only
used to
accelerate, but
also to brake


Uses the
handlebars to
steer the bicycle
in a logical
direction
Applies brakes in
order to slow
down or to come
to a complete
stop
How do you know a teenager is
ready to drive a car alone?
Know
Understand
Do
Know
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•
•
•
•
Facts
Vocabulary
Definitions
Dates
Places
Understand
•
•
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•
1a, 1c, 1e, 1f
I want students to
understand that…
Essential truths give
meaning to topic
Purposeful
Has transfer power
Allows students to
investigate content
on a variety of
levels
Enduring value
Requires
“uncoverage”
Do
•
•
•
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NOT the whole
activity
Thinking skills
Final outcome
based on the
standard, NOT an
activity
Students should
grapple with the
“UNDERSTAND”
goals and how they
apply to the
“KNOW” goals
1a, 1c, 1e, 1f
1a, 1c, 1e, 1f
1a, 1c, 1e, 1f
A Good Essential Question:
 Is
open-ended and in “kid friendly” language
 Is thought-provoking and intellectually engaging
 Promotes higher-order thinking
 Points towards important, transferable ideas
 Requires support and justification
 Recurs over time
1a, 1c, 1e, 1f, 3a
“Knowing” the steps comes before “Understanding” the outcome
1a, 1c, 1e, 1f, 3a
Tech Lab
Training Room
Explore Common
Core web resources
to support classroom
instruction and lesson
design
Explore components
of a Common Core
lesson
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Real World
Balance of Text
Multiple Sources
Vocabulary study
Writing with
evidence
Purposeful
discussion
Students encounter
complex text with
appropriate scaffold
and support
1a, 1b, 1c, 1d, 1e, 1f
How do the components of a Common Core lesson
aid students in tackling this rigorous task?
4a
4a
As a team….
1.
2.
Using the instructional materials provided and your
knowledge of the components of a Common Core lesson,
develop a plan to get students ready to tackle this RST.
Points to consider:
*What types of lessons using the materials provided
would be needed?
*How would you construct close reading lessons using
these materials so they begin to “think like a scientist”?
*What anchor charts/graphic organizers might
needed?
1a, 1b, 1c, 1d, 1e, 1f
Students will take the role of a scientist writing a
should be protected or relocated to another
area. Your scientific opinion must be supported
with facts from the sources provided.
Common Core Standards Covered:
LACC.5.RI.1.1, LACC.5.RI.1.2, LACC.5.RI.2.6,
LACC.5.RI.3.7, LACC.5.RI.3.9, LACC.5.W.1.1
1a, 1b, 1c, 1d, 1e, 1f
 Partner
with another Common Core
Team
 Provide specific feedback on lessons
1a, 1b, 1c, 1d, 1e, 1f, 4a
-Debrief on your individual takeaways from
today
-Strategize on next steps needed
-Complete School Reflection Pass
4d
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