Grade: 7 Subject: Guidance Unit: Academic Outcomes Time frame for Completion: Grade 7 2/15/2016 1 Enduring Understandings / Big Ideas: Having organizational skills and learning how to complete long term projects will help me be a successful student. An awareness of learning styles will enable me to choose strategies that support me as a learner. Essential Questions: What is my learning style? How does my learning style help me succeed? How can I use my organization pattern get better grades? Why is it important to use a timeline for school projects and assignments? Learning Competencies What the students will know and be able to do upon completion of the unit Students will review their learning style preference and identify strategies to support understanding across all content areas. Supportive Learning Activities Resources Study better and Faster Using Individual learning Styles, Second Edition Aileen M. Carroll A:B1.6: Use knowledge of learning styles to positively influence school performance. The School Counselor’s Book of Lists page 118 section 3-5 Check list of skills A:B1.7: Become a self-directed an independent learner. Student learning style survey and discussion Formative: Wida Access Placement Test (W-APT) Teacher observation Projects turned in on time Use of agenda book Summative: Students will develop daily time management skills (daily schedule) and revise organization systems as needed. Student will focus on the use of their daily planner/assignment book. Premier Agenda When given a break down list of a long term project, the student will be able to develop a timeline for successful task completion. Students will focus on developing mini due dates/deadlines to complete the overall project ASCA National Standards for Academic Development Assessments Student self-assessment of learning style and organization Be A better Student, review lessons: Larry Late Again, Holly Hoocares, and Dudley Dreamalot Be A Better Student by Darlene Mannix The School Counselor’s Book of Lists page 146 section 3-26 Counseling students who procrastinate check list. A:B1.3: Apply the study skills necessary for academic success at each level. Time Management for on line learners www.elearners. com [All activities are structured to work within each student’s “zone of proximal development*” in English Supplemental Resources: ESL staff Bilingual dictionaries Every Teacher Teaches ESL ELP Standard 1: English Language Learners communicate in English for social and instructional purposes Grade: 7 Subject: Guidance Unit: Academic Outcomes Time frame for Completion: Grade 7 Language Acquisition] 2/15/2016 2 ELL: http://www.cal.org/siop: Fifty Strategies for Teaching; English Language Learners, 2nd edition; Adrienne Herrell, Michael Jordan; (Merrill/Prentice Hall, 2003) within the school setting. ELP Standard 2: English Language Learners communicate information, ideas, and concepts necessary for academic success in the content area of Language Arts.