Reflection: Checks for Understanding An Introduction to Folktales - Section 3: Assessment

 

When assessing student work, I had to take into consideration that this is the first time third graders are being asked to think this way about text. Mastery is not to be expected at this time, and perhaps not at this grade level. In the attached student work, it was evident that she looked beyond the surface of the text. She thought about a possible life lesson that could be learned and was able to provide text evidence to support it. The goal of Common Core is for students to become accustomed to thinking closely about the text and gleaning their responses from it. By beginning in the elementary grades, this student is building the foundation for anchor standard CCRA.R.1 (Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it.).

  Checks for Understanding: Common Core at the Core
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An Introduction to Folktales

Unit 15: Tell Me a Story
Lesson 11 of 14

Objective: SWBAT analyze a folktale in order to determine the moral by completing a graphic organizer.

Big Idea: Students read traditional folktales with a new eye. They look for lessons that can be applied to real life.

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