Describe in detail how the BEST Practice(s) will be scaled-up.
Our Professional Learning Communities will be based on using effective data analysis to drive instruction. To scale-up this BEST Practice, we will:
-meet monthly as a Leadership Team to review data
-monitor schoolwide scores as students complete assessments
-meet weekly as grade level teams to plan common assessments, review results, and plan instruction
-meet quarterly with teachers to discuss data, trends, and instruction
-display teacher, grade level, and schoolwide scores in a data room
-create quarterly goals to effectively progress monitor each grade level
Describe texts used for core, supplemental, and intervention programs at each grade level. How does the school ensure students have access to a balance of literary and informational text in a variety of mediums?
KG - Journeys, STEMscopes
1-3 - Journeys, STEMscopes
KG - Fundations, Fountas & Pinnell Shared Reading Books, I-Ready, Scholastic Guided Reading, Scholastic Trade Books
1st - Fountas & Pinnell Shared Reading Books, I-Ready, Scholastic Guided Reading, Scholastic Trade Books
2nd - Fountas & Pinnell Shared Reading Books, I-Ready, LAFS, Scholastic Guided Reading, Scholastic Trade Books
3rd - Fountas & Pinnell Shared Reading Books, I-Ready, LAFS, ELA Motivation, Scholastic Guided Reading, Scholastic Trade Books
Grade 1-3 LLI (retained students)
Grade K - Fundations
Grade 1 - Fundations
Grade 2 - Phonics for Reading, Fundations
Grade 3- Phonics for Reading, Rewards, QAR
At Sunland Park Academy, students have access to a variety of literary and informational text througout each day. Through our balanced literacy approach, students are explosed to these texts during shared reading, interactive read alouds, guided reading groups and independent reading times. To ensure the fidelity of this approach, teachers are given opportunities to atttend professional developments facilitated by the school based literacy coach as well as district based trainings that are offered throughout the year to help teachers better understand and utilize the different mediums of text. In addition, teachers have classroom libraries, video projectors and laptops for digital resources. For convenience, the school has a teacher resource room with a variety of instructional materials and resources available for check out.