On-Demand Systems of Professional Learning – Module 2 – ELA

Module 2: Supporting all Students in Close Reading, Academic Language, and Text-based Discussion
  • Become familiar with components of the backward design process for CCS-ELA & Literacy units and lessons.
  • Know elements of a high quality CCS-ELA & Literacy unit or lesson.
  • Become skillful in creating sequences of text-dependent questions, including those related to academic language.
  • Deepen understanding of the relationship between reading and text-based discussion and know how to incorporate discussion into lesson design.
  • Understand the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and learn some strategies for incorporating UDL into lesson design.
  • Collaboratively plan for sharing key components of Module 2 within schools and districts.