Video Professional Development Series: Making a Claim Using Two Texts with Similar Themes

students working with their teacher

The third installment of our new video professional development series focuses on a fifth grade classroom where students are making claims using two texts with similar themes (RL.5.1 & RL.5.9). The first video does not include captions of evidence of Common Core alignment. The second video includes captions that highlight when the task or teacher move is illustrating Common Core aligned instruction.

Who: individually or with small group of educators (1-4)
What: video professional development

Materials for Video Professional Development:

Preparation Documents:

Video 1
(Without Captions)

Video 2
(With Captions)

Downloadable Resources

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RL.5.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing...
RL.5.9 Compare and contrast stories in the same genre (e.g., mysteries and adventure stories) on their...