Curriculum Design Project: Part A
Overview of part A and B.
i.e. Part A is created in the spring, part B will be implemented in the fall.
Research based rationale.
Reference the site or district CNA rationale for need of project and rationale is supported by research
Student assessment data.
Table sandwich. Data must be from multiple sources.
Link to unit of study.
Addresses needs of all students and student learning.
Members of the team.
One paragraph introducing members, then a paragraph describing each of the members. Great place for a table. Include engagement in the process.
Part II: Unit Foundation
Process of Leading Team in Completing the Foundational Steps of Curriculum Design
Back each of these items with cited research. (in Curriculum Design textbook)
Make sure to include collaboration as part of leading the team.
Research-based leadership process. (collaboration)
Prioritization of standards.
Naming using of study.
Assigning priority standards and supporting standards.
Preparing a pacing calendar.
Construction of the unit planning organizer.
Part III: Unit Design
Leadership in Unit Development
Back each of these items with cited research.
Student data analysis.
Research based technology.
Steps for Designing Unit of Study
Unwrapping the unit priority standards.
Creating a graphic organizer.
Deciding the big ideas and essential questions.
Creating the end-of-unit assessment.
Identifying vocabulary terms, interdisciplinary connections, and 21st century learning skills.
Planning engaging learning experiences.
Gathering resource materials.
Selecting high-impact instructional strategies.
Detailing the unit planning organizer.
Creating informal progress-monitoring checks.
Writing the weekly plan and designing the daily lesson plans.