Week 9 Assignment – Implementing the Plan
You have had the opportunity to examine three years’ worth of assessment data that reflects student performance on the annual reading assessment in grades 3 and 4. You identified strategies through targeted instruction with a goal of improving overall student literacy performance. You have presented your plan to your principal, Dr. Smith, parents, and other community stakeholders, and have received their support.
You now are required to select a strategy that you would like to pilot with your students. This strategy will be piloted at the beginning of the 3rd nine-week grading period. Your scores from the 3rd nine-week benchmark assessment will be used to help guide future decisions about the use of this strategy.
You may also want to reference the following videos from LinkedIn Learning as you work on selecting an instructional strategy:
Based on the information provided, please write a three-page paper addressing the following:
- Identify and discuss the strategy that you have selected to pilot. Make sure that you reference at least one academic resource about the effectiveness of this strategy.
- Based on the strategy selected, design and share one activity for a small reading group. Make sure to include how often you meet with the group (daily, twice a week, et cetera). Reference at least one academic resource that demonstrates the effectiveness of your selected activity.
- Discuss your expected outcome after implementing the strategy. For example, do you expect to see an improvement in student fluency, improvement in understanding the main idea of a passage, et cetera? Make sure that you include a measurable goal as part of your expectations.