Pacing Guides How and Why of Pacing Guides PLC Question #1 Question-What do we want our students to learn? PLC Work: Standards-Based Pacing Guide What are the power standards for your grade level? How will you ensure that all are thoroughly addressed and taught for student mastery? How will this look over the course of the year or semester? PLC Question #1 PLC Work: Standards-Based Pacing Guide How will your curriculum resources support this process? How do we guarantee that each student will receive systematic instruction in all standards regardless of school or teacher? As a facilitator, how can you support your department in making this happen for every student? Why standards-based pacing guides? Ensure that all standards are adequately addressed Clear articulation of how students will have access to all standards Vertical and Horizontal articulation Pace logical “chunks” of instruction and opportunities to assess what is being taught Fluid document that must be revised as needed Pacing Guide Rubric Standards to be taught Power standards for course/grade level Timeline for when Power standards for course/grade level standards are assessed Curriculum materials Alignment of curriculum materials to standards are clearly articulated. are clearly articulated. Curriculum materials to be used and the sequence of their use is clearly articulated. Ties between curriculum materials and power standards are explicitly made for each power standards.