Grappling with Complex Informational Text
Awesome model using Learning Targets too! Common Core Literacy: Close Reading Strategies with Informational Text by Expeditionary Learning. Students in Andrew Hossack's 5th grade class use close reading strategies to determine the main idea and important details from a newspaper article about the Seneca people.
Using a Learning Target Throughout a Lesson
Learning Targets: Kindergarteners at The Odyssey School by Expeditionary Learning. This clip highlights the cornerstone assessment strategy of “Communicating Learning Targets and Criteria for Success”. At The Odyssey School, a K-8 public charter in Denver, Colorado, students at every grade level and in every subject actively engage in “unpacking” learning targets so that they are able to articulate a clear vision of the intended learning as a first step toward achieving success.