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Writing: Curriculum and Instruction
 
Demonstrator 1. Student Access
All students should have equitable access to high quality curriculum and instruction.

Links to Evidence
 Writing Policy  Master Schedule
 Sample Teacher Class Schedules- Second Grade  Sample Teacher Class Schedules- Special Ed
   

Demonstrator 2. Aligned and Rigorous Curriculum
An aligned and rigorous curriculum provides access to a common academic core for all students as defined by state and national standards.

Links to Evidence
 Writing Policy  Curriculum Map
 Camp Ground CSIP:  Writing  Sample Student Writing Samples
 Writing in the Content Area  Sample Writing in the Content Area:  Science

Demonstrator 3. Instructional Strategies
All teachers should implement instructional strategies that provide quality, variety, and access for all students.
Links to Evidence
Master Schedule DARE Contest Essay Sample
 Video Clip of Classroom Practice
Student product that reflects use of technology 
   
 3rd Grade Student Writing Sample for writing directions activity.  3rd Grade Student Writing Sample for Writing Directions activity.
   

Demonstrator 4. Student Performance
When all students are provided access to an aligned and rigorous curriculum, where instructional strategies are of high quality and inclusive, student performance should be at a consistently high level.

Links to Evidence
 Fourth Grade Student Writing Sample First Grade Student Writing Sample 
 First Grade Student Writing Sample  Third Grade Student Writing Sample
Second Grade Letters to Santa  Link to a Reading Unit used with the SRA Imagine It Reading Program
 Third Grade Student Writing Sample  Sample ORQ Used with Students

Writing: F
ORMATIVE AND
SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT
Demonstrator 1. Variety of Assessment
Teachers should use a variety of assessments to formatively and summatively monitor student progress toward standards.

Links to Evidence
Collaboration Log PLC forms and Faculty Meeting Agendas that show focus on developing assessments
 Sample of Thrid Grade Writing including Draft and Rubric  
   

Demonstrator 2. Expectations for Student Learning
Teachers should have common and high standards for student learning in the content area.

Links to Evidence
 Reflective Writing Pieces by Third Grade Students Sample Rubrics Used in 3rd Grade writing activities in Conjunction with SRA Imagine It Reading Program   
 Sample Writing Rubric  
   

Demonstrator 3. Response to Assessment
Multiple formative and summative assessments are used to inform, guide, develop and revise instructional strategies and curriculum to enhance student learning and achievement.

Links to Evidence
 PLC forms that show teacher reflection of use of assessments Student Writing Sample showing teacher feedback and rubric 
PLC Form with evidence of data disaggration and plans for improvement   Faculty Meeting Agenda showing work on formative and summative assessment
   

Writing: P
ROFESSIONAL
DEVELOPMENT
Demonstrator 1. Planning
Professional development opportunities are planned with teacher learning needs in mind, and in response to data available about teacher practice and student learning.

Links to Evidence
 PD Plan  Registration for On Demand Writing Workshop
Email Inquiry about On Demand Writing Workshop   School Improvement Webinar Confirmation
   

Demonstrator 2. Participation
Teachers participate in program-specific professional development designed to meet their needs. All teachers participate in professional development focused on 21st century skills.

Links to Evidence
 Writing Policy PLC Forms focusing on writing 
 Registration for On Demand Writing Workshop   Email Inquiry about On Demand Writing Workshop
 School Improvement Webinar PD Plan 

Demonstrator 3. Teacher Leadership
Teachers are leaders in their professional community, and guide/lead professional development that meets the needs of the professional learning community.

Links to Evidence
 PLC Forms  PD Plan
 Sample Daily Instructional Schedules  SBDM Writing Policy
   

Writing: A
DMINISTRATIVE
/LEADERSHIP SUPPORT AND MONITORING
Demonstrator 1. Shared Vision
School Councils and administrators have developed a shared vision for insuring quality Writing instructional programs.

Links to Evidence
 Writing Policy Writing Component CSIP 
 Master Schedule  Sample Instructional Schedule of Classroom Teacher
   

Demonstrator 2. Time and Resources
School leadership will provide adequate resources, facilities, space and instructional time to support high quality Writing instructional programs.

Links to Evidence
 Master Schedule School Space Policy 
 Registration for On Demand Writing  Workshop Staffing Allocation 
Budget Documentation in support of high quality writing programs   

Demonstrator 3. Policies and Monitoring
The SBDM Council and School Leadership shall establish and monitor implementation of policies concerning a school’s Writing instructional program.

Links to Evidence
 Writing Policy  SBDM Minutes
Agenda showing evidence of data disaggration  PD Plan
   
 
Demonstrator 4. Principal Leadership
Principals are the primary leaders of all program efforts, and support teacher leadership through shared and distributed leadership strategies and actions.

Links to Evidence
 Principal collects, examines and provides feedback to teachers and students on writing samples PLC forms showing teacher/principal collaboration about components of the writing program 
   
   
 
 
 
 
 
Laurel County Schools
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Camp Ground Elementary School
6800 Barbourville Road
London, KY 40744  

Phone: 606-862-4625 
Fax: 606-862-4626
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