“The greatest gift is a passion for reading.”
Each unit focuses on an engaging topic related to the Essential Question.
The Launch Text introduces a perspective on the unit topic.
Teachers lead the shared reading experience, providing modeling and support, as students begin exploring perspectives on the unit topic (Whole-Class Learning).
Students encounter diverse perspectives on the unit topic, working in collaborative teams (Small-Group Learning).
Students self-select a text to explore an aspect of the unit topic and share their learning with the class (Independent Learning).
Performance Tasks build toward and prepare students for the Unit Performance-Based Assessment.
Students pull together their notes, evidence, completed activities, and Performance Tasks to prepare for the Performance-Based Assessment.