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  • Guided reading planning

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    This resource enables teachers to plan for guided reading and is designed for teachers K-2. The guided reading planning sheets are written for levelled text up to level 26. There is an additional  blank sheet. Each sheet includes a number of  suggested teaching foci  related to the text level.  The template can be used to teach three guided reading sessions. At the bottom of the page there is an area for planning  before, during and after reading. In addition there is space to record student names and their achievement of the strategies taught.

  • Literacy block planning template

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    This literacy block planning template covers one week and is easy to use. It includes modeled and guided reading, writing, speaking and listening. There is space to include a spelling focus and handwriting. This template enables you to plan a week at a glance on one page.

  • NSW English syllabus colour coded table of outcomes and objectives

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    This A4 download comes from the NSW English Syllabus (pages 16-17). I have added the modes and skills to each outcome on the overview. Then I have colour coded the  outcomes to show how they connect to an objective.  I found this assisted in giving me a quick visual reference for the mode, skill, outcome and objective across all stages.

  • Programming Proforma: Stage 1

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    Teachers are trialling a multitude of ways to program English using the new NSW English Syllabus. We offer this variation for Stage 1 teachers as a way to make clear links between the syllabus outcomes, content and teaching and learning activities. Reading the content and then thinking about what strategies or steps need to be in place to teach that content is a key part of the planning process.

  • Programming Proforma: Stage 2

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    Teachers are trialling a multitude of ways to program English using the new NSW English Syllabus. We offer this variation for Stage 2 teachers as a way to make clear links between the syllabus outcomes, content and teaching and learning activities. Reading the content and then thinking about what strategies or steps need to be in place to teach that content is a key part of the planning process.

  • The teaching, learning, assessing cycle

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    There are many versions of the teaching, learning and assessing cycle. It shapes our programs and lesson planning. This version is an attempt to add 21st century educational concepts into the cycle. It answers the questions about where feedback, learning intentions, success criteria, goal setting and reflective learning fit in the teaching, learning and assessing cycle.  Use this tool as you plan and program.

  • Programming Proforma: ES1

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    Teachers are trialling a multitude of ways to program English using the NSW English Syllabus. We offer this variation as a way to make clear links between the syllabus outcomes, content and teaching and learning activities. Reading the content and then thinking about what strategies or steps need to be in place to teach that content is a key part of the planning process. outcomes, content and teaching and learning activities.

  • Programming Proforma: Stage 3

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    Teachers are using a multitude of ways to program English using the NSW English Syllabus. We offer this variation for Stage 3 teachers as a way to make clear links between the syllabus outcomes, content and teaching and learning activities. Reading the content and then thinking about what strategies or steps need to be in place to teach that content is a key part of the planning process.

  • Tracking student progress K-2

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    These forms may assist teachers of students, in Kindergarten to year two, to track student reading  and differentiate the teaching of reading and writing to meet all students’ learning needs. The first form enables teachers to record text reading levels across the year and measure against reading goals for each grade level. The second form Assessment and goal setting can be used, by the class teacher or  all teachers on a grade, to moderate work samples or reading levels. By establishing goals for different times in the school year teachers can see who is working at, above or below the benchmark selected and by analysing a reading record or work sample teachers can engage in discussion to differentiate the learning to meet different learning needs.

  • Transitions

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    Time spent teaching students transition routines and practising how to move in an orderly way is time well spent. Teachers need to discuss expectations and the routines for transitions with students.  The routines you establish need to be consistently encouraged with praise and gentle reminders. Reinforcing  transitions is valuable and will ensure your day runs smoothly.

  • Weekly planner

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    By popular demand a weekly planner that captures all the elements of the English block. This planning sheet  is a word document which can be completed to provide a plan for modelled  and independent reading (responding), modelled, guided and independent writing as well as word work (spelling). It links TRIO’s English block plan, daily routine and the key processes of responding and composing.

  • Memory Unit

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    This is an example of the TRIO programming proforma in use.  This is not a complete unit but shows how the teaching ideas are linked directly to content, how the ideas are sequenced to suit the class and how the assessment is integrated into the learning activities.

    It is NOT perfect.  It is just an attempt to show you how straight forward programming should be.

  • Assessment quadrant

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    The assessment quadrant is a very simple tool.   After students’ current reading levels have been determined and compared with data from previous benchmarking, this grid can be used to map the students into the four quadrants.  The purpose is to raise awareness of student progress and promote careful discussion on how to differentiate the teaching to meet the vastly different needs of each group.  It looks simple but it can lead to very powerful conversations in year and stage level teams.

  • Effective maths lesson plan

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    This A4 downloadable template comes with one page, which unpacks each component of an effective maths lesson and a second blank table to use as you plan your maths lesson. Appropriate for all grades.

  • Tracking text selections

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    Teachers in NSW schools are tracking the types of texts they use with students in order to meet the text requirements of the English Syllabus. This simple table will help teachers keep track of text selections that meet the content and text requirements of the NSW English K-6 syllabus as outlined on page 26 of the syllabus. This is an A4 word document.

  • Assessment Checklist

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    This checklist supports teachers to consider assessment against the guidelines for effective assessment practices from NESA. In addition there is a grid to assist in designing effective assessment tasks for English. Suitable for use with all stages.