secondary reading intervention framework: Granite School District
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Framework

 

Enduring Understandings Reading and writing are interrelated; writers approach new reading experiences with enhanced appreciation for the text.

Writing is a tool for thinking; solving problems, exploring issues, constructing questions, and addressing inquiry.

Essential QuestionsHow can careful reading of text assist us in becoming stronger writers?
In what ways can writing clarify thinking?

Standard 5Students will write informational and literary text to reflect on and recreate experiences, report observations, and persuade others.

Benchmarks(roll mouse over each benchmark to view tiers)

Benchmark 5.1

Benchmark 5.2

5.1 Indicators: Tier 2

a. Use note taking strategies while reading and listening. (Cornell notes or 2-column notes recommended)

b. Draft a short essay with a clear beginning, middle, and end (3 paragraph minimum) summarizing the main ideas and important details of the reading

c. Describe elements of the author’s craft that strengthen writing. Use these elements in individual student writing (e.g., elaboration, figurative language, extended moment, direct quotes, humor, satisfying conclusion)

d. Utilize reading logs or journals to track reading, record personal reflections, questions, responses to text, and extend metacognition

e. Reflect and set goals

5.1 Indicators: Tier 3

a. Use note taking strategies while reading and listening. (Cornell notes or 2-column notes recommended)

b. Write a complete paragraph consisting of 3-5 grammatically correct sentences with a clear topic sentence and supporting details summarizing the reading

c. Utilize reading logs or journals to track reading, record personal reflections, questions, responses to text, and extend metacognition

d. Reflect and set goals

 

 

5.2 Indicators: Tier 2

a.Develop the ability to express discoveries and connections in writing

b.Write for a variety of purposes and audiences (e.g., summaries, book reviews, compare and contrast, persuasion, letters, advertisements, 3 paragraph essay)

c.Practice and evaluate the process of gathering, organizing, and editing information, and publishing a product

5.2 Indicators: Tier 3

a. Develop the ability to express discoveries and connections in writing

b. Write for a variety of purposes and audiences (e.g., summaries, book reviews, note taking, narrative and informational writing)

c. Practice and evaluate the process of gathering, organizing, and editing information, and publishing a product