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    Essential Element

    Fluency
    Phonemic Awareness
    Systematic Phonics
    Vocabulary
    Writing Development
    Comprehension

    Instructional Approach

    Socratic Circles
    Assisted Writing
    Author's Chair
    Book Talk
    Independent Practice
    Independent Reading
    Independent Study
    Intervention
    Independent Writing
    Share Time
    Review and Drill
    Strategy-Based Mini Lesson
    Journals
    Word Study
    Read Aloud
    Problem Solving
    Similarities and Differences
    Guided Practice
    Explicit Systematic Instruction
    Centers
    Familiar Reading
    Explicit Phonics
    Compare and Contrast
    Classifying
    Investigations
    Pre-Write
    Note Taking
    Modeled Writing
    Vocabulary Building
    Graphic Organizer
    Mini Lesson-Reading
    Interactive Writing
    Small Group Assisted Learning
    Research
    Literature Discussion Groups
    Writer's Workshop
    Morning Meeting
    Quick Write
    Write Aloud
    Spelling
    Shared Reading
    Shared Writing
    Reading Workshop
    Summarizing
    Calendar
    Non-Linguistic Representation
    Homework
    Reflection
    Guided Reading
    Revising and Editing
    Mini Lesson-Writing
    Mini Lesson
    Computational Fluency
    Team Learning
    Explorations
    Inquiry Based Learning
    Inquiry Based Experiments
    Writing Prompt
    Word Sort
    Word Work
    Lecture
    PowerPoint Presentation
    Classroom Discussion
    Classroom Debate

    Assessment

    DRA
    DSA
    Formative Assessment
    Pre-Test
    Post-Test
    Observation Assessment
    Observation Assessment
    Observation Assessment
    Observation Assessment
    Observation Assessment
    Oral Assessment
    Performance Assessment
    Running Record
    Summative Assessment
    Written Assessment
    Essay
    Demonstration
    Notebook/Journal
    Teacher Observation
    Teacher Observation
    Teacher Observation
    Teacher Observation
    Teacher Observation
    Teacher Critique
    Peer Critique
    Question / Answer
    Skills Test
    Oral Presentation
    Visual Aids
    Target Assessment
    Slate Assessment
    Checklist
    Open Response
    Exit Tickets
    Student Surveys
    Self-Assessment
    Student Response Clickers
    Rubric
    Minute Paper
    Portfolio
    Quiz
    County Assessment
    Self-Evaluation

    9 High Yield Strategies

    Cooperative Learning
    Generating Testing Hypothesis
    Graphic Advanced Organizers
    Homework and Practice
    Similarities and Differences
    Nonlinguistic Representations
    Set Objectives  Provide Feedback
    Summarizing and Note Taking
    Reinforce Effort Provide Recognition

    Blooms Taxonomy

    1 Remembering
    2 Understanding
    2 Understanding
    2 Understanding
    2 Understanding
    2 Understanding
    3 Applying
    4 Analyzing
    4 Analyzing
    4 Analyzing
    4 Analyzing
    4 Analyzing
    5 Evaluating
    5 Evaluating
    5 Evaluating
    5 Evaluating
    5 Evaluating
    6 Creating
    6 Creating
    6 Creating
    6 Creating
    6 Creating

    A+ Essentials

    Arts
    Climate
    Curriculum
    Infrastructure
    Multiple Intelligences

    Five E Strategies

    1 Engagement
    2 Exploration
    3 Explanation
    4 Elaboration
    5 Evaluation

    Instructional Technology

    Audio Visual
    Calculator
    Computer
    Digital Camera
    Digitizing Tablet
    Document Camera
    E-Reader
    Graphic Tablet
    Graphing Calculator
    Interactive Tablet
    Interactive Whiteboard
    Internet
    Internet
    Internet
    Internet
    Internet
    Keyboarding Device
    LCD Projector
    LCD Projector
    LCD Projector
    LCD Projector
    LCD Projector
    Digital Microscope
    Mini Laptop
    Portable Media Player
    Scientific Calculator
    Software-Database
    Software-Desktop Publishing
    Software-Document
    Software-Document
    Software-Document
    Software-Document
    Software-Document
    Software-Internet
    Software-Presentation
    Software-Production
    Software-Spreadsheet
    Software-Web Design
    Student Response System
    Temperature Probe
    Video Recorder
    Digital Weather Instrument
    Web 2.0
    Web Cam
    Software-Robotics
    Lab Equipment
    Laptop
    Laptop
    Laptop
    Laptop
    Laptop
    Digital Notebook
    Digital Textbook
    GPS
    Web Interactives
    Software-Simulation
    Software-Applications
    Software-Mapping
    Software-Collaboration
    Software-Organization
    Voice Recorder

    Accommodation

    additional response time
    allowed movement
    alternative assessment
    alternative instruction
    alternative assignments
    assistive technology
    use of calculator
    color cues
    communication log
    computer assisted instruction
    contract for behavior
    contract for learning
    contract for work habits
    designated work space
    extended time
    frequent breaks
    frequent comprehension checks
    frequent praise/rewards
    intensive remediation tutoring
    interpreter assistance
    managed assignment pacing
    managed physical space
    modified equipment
    modified text
    one-to-one assessment
    one-to-one instruction
    oral assessments
    oral directions
    oral review
    organizational planner
    parent contact daily
    parent contact weekly
    peer note taker
    peer tutoring
    progress checklist
    progress reports daily
    progress reports weekly
    repeated / clarified directions
    shortened assessment
    shortened assignment
    skill-level assigned tasks
    small group assessment
    small group instruction
    special equipment
    special procedures
    special seating arrangements
    structured routine
    supplemental assessment
    supplemental instruction
    supplementary materials
    read aloud assessment
    use of manipulatives
    use of timer
    visual aids
    writing assistance
    reader scribe
    prompting / cueing
    paraphrasing
    preferential seating
    attention prompts before key information
    separate testing area
    use of bilingual dictionary and glossary
    writing response in native language
    translator
    one-to-one conferencing
    note-taking assistance
    graphic organizer
    study guide
    behavior management
    use of technology
    word-bank availability
    modified resources
    modified work

    Differentiation

    Content
    Process
    Evaluation
    Environment

    Marzano Instructional Strategies

    Advance Organizers
    Building Vocabulary
    Complex Cognitive Tasks
    Cooperative Learning
    Cues and Questions
    Feedback
    Effort and Recognition
    Graphic Organizers
    Homework
    Identify Similarities and Differences:
    Interactive Games
    Kinesthetic Activities
    Nonlinguistic Representations
    Note Taking
    Practice
    Setting Goals and Objectives:
    Student Discussion - Chunking
    Summarizing
    Voting Technology

    Multiple Intelligences

    Linguistic
    Visual - Spatial
    Musical
    Interpersonal
    Intrapersonal
    Logical - Mathematical
    Bodily - Kinesthetic
    Naturalist

    Literacy Strategies

    Comprehension: Fix Ups
    Comprehension: Book Walk
    Comprehension: QAR
    Comprehension: Say Something
    Comprehension: Spy Ring
    Comprehension: SWBST
    Comprehension: Anticipation Guide
    Comprehension: GIST
    Comprehension: Soap Stone
    Comprehension: Jigsaw
    Comprehension: Graphic Organizers
    Comprehension: Math Reading Key
    Comprehension: Two Column Notes
    Comprehension: Cornell Notes
    Vocabulary: Concentration
    Vocabulary: Name That Category
    Vocabulary: Snap Crackel Pop
    Vocabulary: Quilt
    Vocabulary: Flip Book
    Vocabulary: PAVE
    Vocabulary: Sorts
    Vocabulary: Vocabuloop
    Vocabulary: List-Group-Label
    Vocabulary: Roll-A-Word
    Vocabulary: Spelling Plates
    Vocabulary: Word Wall
    Writing: RAFT
    Writing: Journals
    Writing: Writers Notebook
    Writing: Exit - Admit Slips
    Writing: Math Logs
    Writing: Letters
    Writing: Narratives
    Writing: Open Response
    Writing: Graphic Organizers
    Writing: Two Column Notes
    Writing: Cornell Notes
    Speaking: Socratic Seminars
    Speaking: Fish Bowl
    Speaking: Roundtable
    Speaking: Soap Box
    Speaking: Four Corners
    Writing: Thesis Statements
    Research: Format-MLA
    Research: Statement of Intent
    Research: Hypothesis / Thesis Statement
    Research: Results-Qualitative
    Research: Results-Quantitative
    Research: Note Cards
    Research: Format-APA
    Research: Introduction/ Conclusion
    Research: Citations
    Research: Source References

    21st Century Skills

    Learning Skills
    Critical Thinking
    Creative Thinking
    Collaborating
    Communicating
    Literacy Skills
    Information Literacy
    Media Literacy
    Technology Literacy
    Life Skills
    Flexibility
    Initiative
    Social Skills
    Productivity
    Leadership

    Mathematical Practices

    Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
    Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
    Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.
    Model with mathematics.
    Use appropriate tools strategically.
    Attend to precision.
    Look for and make use of structure.
    Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.