Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
Present information, findings, and supporting evidence such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and the organization, development, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
Analyze how and why individuals, events, or ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
Assess how point of view or purpose shapes the content and style of a text.
Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, including the validity of the reasoning as well as the relevance and sufficiency of the evidence.
Pre, during, and post-planning for teachers
Group Routine: Backstory
Teacher Guide: Backstory Protocol
handouts, guides and printables
Cross Content Resource: Backstory Cross Content Resource
Cross Content Resource: Backstory Lesson Slide Deck
Routine Adaptation: Backstory ELA Sample
Routine Adaptation: Backstory SS Sample
Routine Adaptation: Backstory Math Sample
Routine Adaptation: Backstory Science Sample
Printable student and teacher-friendly reminders
Routine Visual: Backstory 8.5x11 Poster
Routine Visual: Backstory 11x17 Poster
Routine Visual: Backstory Bookmarks