Kentucky Academic Core Standards

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Kentucky Academic Academic Core Standards

2011-2012 School Year

Group Norms

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Be present and engaged in the work.

Keep cell phones on silent.

Keep sidebar conversations to a minimum.

Keep laptops closed until told to use them.

Genres in English / Language Arts

• • • • • • • • • Adventure Stories Historical Fiction Mysteries Myths and Legends Science Fiction Realistic Fiction Fantasy Epic Poem Step By Step • • • • • • • • • Autobiographies Biographies Memoirs Opinions Do It Yourself Non-Fiction Thriller Folktale Short Stories




Kentucky Academic Core Standards

To enable participants to be able to model and lead others in their schools and districts to work collaboratively to learn about and implement the Kentucky Core Academic Standards.

Jana Beth Francis Kyle Brown Laura Cecil Robin Nalley Vicki Riley Kristin Atwell April Benningfield Jennifer Higdon Jennifer Humphrey Bring Knowledge Back to District Staff Developer and 1 Teacher from Each Building for Math and ELA Scheduled meetings throughout the year for district training KLA Integrated During Administrators’ Meeting Julie Clark Dane Ferguson Amy Shutt Tony Sparks District Leadership Team Scales Up Work in Every School/Classroom FOV Planning Team + Administrators PLC s+ Leadership Network Core Team

Kentucky Content Leadership Networks

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Deconstruct standards into learning targets.

Design high-quality formative and summative assessments.

Plan/identify rigorous and congruent learning experiences for instruction.

Select evidence-based strategies and resources to enhance instruction.

Support other teacher leaders in the district through PLC process.

Learning Targets KY Academic Core Standards for English/Language Arts

• • • • I can explain the organization and structure of the standards.

I can explain the deconstruction process of the standards.

I can design a curriculum map based on the KY Academic Core Standards.

I can develop a KY Academic Core Standards Pacing Guide Calendar.

How are the Standards Organized?

Common Core State Standards for English/Language Arts Standards for English Language Arts Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects

College and Career Readiness Standards (CCR) English Language Arts Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects

Reading (20 total) Informational (10) Literary (10) Writing (10) Reading (10) Writing (10) Speaking & Listening (6) Language (6)

Foundational Skills

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Print Concepts Phonological Awareness Phonics and Word Recognition Fluency

Language Standards K-5

Language standards for grades K-5 offer a focus for instruction each year to help ensure that students gain adequate mastery of a range of skills and applications.

RL.CCR.3: Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.

RL.K.3: RL.2.3: With no support RL.4.3: RL.6.3: RL.8.3: With prompting and support Describe , identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.

how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.

Describe details in the text (e.g. a character’s thoughts, words, or actions).

r e s s r o g Describe how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.

Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, revel aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.

i o n o f Shift in verb RL.9-10.3: RL.11-12.3: Analyze R develop the theme.

i g o Analyze of a story or drama (e.g. where a story is set, how the action is ordered, how the characters are introduced and developed).

Example: W.CCR.6: Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and to interact and collaborate with others.


With guidance and support from adults, explore a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing, including collaboration with peers.



With guidance and support from adults, use a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing, including in collaboration with peers. With some guidance and support from adults, use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of one page in a single sitting.


With no support W.8.6



Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of three pages in a single sitting. Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and present the relationships between information and ideas efficiently as well as to interact and collaborate with others. Use technology, including the internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products, taking advantage of technology’s capacity to link to other information and to display information flexibly and dynamically.

Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products i n response to ongoing feedback, including new arguments or information.

Appendix A

Contains SupplementaryMaterials and Glossary

Text Complexity

• At the end of the sharing, each group should answer the following questions. – Identify 3 things that you learned today about text complexity. – How does text complexity affect you and your classroom? – How does text complexity affect students?

Lexile Changes

Text Complexity Grade Band Standards Old Lexile Ranges Lexile Ranges Aligned To CCR Expectations

K-1 2-3 4-5 6-8 9-10 11-CCR N/A 450-725 645-845 860-1010 960-1115 1070-1220 BR-449 450-790 770-980 955-1155 1080-1305 1215-1355

Appendix B

Appendix B contains:

Text samples to exemplify the level of text complexity, quality, and range the Standards require. (The list offers examples; it is not exhaustive.) Sample performance tasks that illustrate the application of the Standards to texts of sufficient complexity, quality, and range.

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Appendix C

Appendix C contains:

Annotated student writing samples that illustrate the criteria required to meet the Standards for particular types of

writing—argument, informative/explanatory

text, and narrative—in a given grade.

Treasure Hunt

• Each person has a stapled sheet with questions.

• Use your CCRS booklet and the three appendices to answer the questions.

• After finishing your sheet, find a partner and share out.

Writing Plan / Program / Diagram

• • • Writing is changing with the new assessment Teachers will be working on argumentative, expository, and narrative writing Teachers will be writing across the content areas

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Why Unpack or Deconstruct Standards?

Although the KY Academic Core Standards have been written to be precise and clear, they are still open to multiple interpretations Standards are not meant to be mastered in one learning opportunity and help to guide daily instruction Educators and students require common, clear learning targets The rigor of the curriculum is identified in the skills students are learning-not the standards Enable students to show mastery of standards on formative and summative assessments

Classifying Targets

Knowledge Mastery of substantive subject content where mastery includes both knowing and understanding it.

Reasoning The ability to use knowledge and understanding to figure things out and solve problems.

Performance The development of proficiency in doing something where it is the process that is important such as playing a musical instrument, reading aloud, speaking in a second language or using psychomotor skills.

Products The ability to create tangible products, such as term papers, science fair projects, and art sculptures that meet certain standards of quality and present concrete evidence of academic proficiency.

From Standard to Learning Targets: Our Goals for Today

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Write clear, concise, and student-friendly learning targets Understand the effective use of learning targets for instructional planning Apply learning targets to the design of a balanced assessment system

Achievement Targets

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Knowledge / Understanding Reasoning Skills / Performance Products

From Standard to Learning Target: An ELA Example

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Standard to blank goldenrod template Reach consensus about what the standard asks—mark words for discussion Identify the kinds of learning targets that can be developed based on information provided in the standard Reference the learning target template—use learning target columns, work from left to right on the goldenrod template

Curriculum Map

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When developing units, the teacher must determine the key standard for the unit. Other standards will be integrated into the unit as well.

There may be gaps at the 3 rd , 4 th , and 5 th the increasing level of rigor.

grade due to Use the goldenrod template to begin looking at one standard and weaving it into your curriculum map.

You will determine the number of days needed to teach the skill when you begin work on your pacing guide.

Pacing Guides

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Each pair will be assigned a cluster and determine how much time will be needed to for a student to master that skill Remember that in reading, the skills are repeated over and over only more in-depth as the student moves from grade level to grade level The depth of the standard will vary depending on the standard

What should I be doing right now with the standards?