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BackwardDesignUnitTemplate:MAT/CertificationElementary

CandidateName:ZoeyCronin
School:Alakanuk
DateRangeUnit:Nov.9302016
OverallThemeofUnit

HostTeacherName:
GradeLevel:K
#ofStudents:18
LengthofUnit3weeks
ContentArea:
LanguageArts,SocialStudies,Math,Art,Drama

Workersandtheirtools
Describethedemographicmakeupofyourtargetclassroom:
All18studentsareYupik.FourteenofthemareclassifiedasELLs.Thereare10boysand8girls.Manycomefrom
lowincomefamilies.

AlaskaContentandSubjectareaStandards(5interdisciplinarystandards)
1.AH.CC.2:ThestudentdemonstratesanunderstandingofthechronologyofAlaskahistoryby:describinghowpolicies
andpracticesofnonnativesinfluencedAlaskaNatives.
2.Math.K.MD.2:Makecomparisonsbetweentwoobjectswithameasurableattributeincommon,toseewhichhasmore
of/lessoftheattribute,anddescribethedifference.
3.RI.K.1:Withpromptingandsupport,elicitbackgroundknowledge/priorknowledgeandexperienceinordertoaskand
answerquestionsaboutaninformationaltextusingkeydetailsfromthetext.
4.RF.K.4:Reademergentreadertextswithpurposeandunderstanding.
5.W.K.8:Withguidanceandsupportfromadults,recallinformationfromexperiencesorgatherinformationfrom
providedsourcestoansweraquestion.

TRANSFERGOALS(UnpackedStandard(s)Onegoalforeachcontentstandard
1.Studentswillknowthattoolsusedintheircommunityhavechangedovertime.
2.Studentswillmeasureitemswithanonstandardrulerandtellwhichislongerandshorter.
3.StudentswillaskandanswerquestionsaboutWhoseShoes?andleveledemergentreadertexts.
4Studentswillreadanddiscussthreeappropriatelyleveledemergentreadertexts.
5.StudentswillmakeQuestionAnswerFlippersaboutworkers/toolsandothertopicsofpersonalinterest.

STAGE1EnduringUnderstandings
EnduringUnderstanding(s)
Studentswillunderstandthat.
Peopleusetoolstohelpthemdowork.
Thetoolsusedinourareahavechangedovertime.
Wecanmeasuretocomparelength.
Bookshavemeaning.
Askingandansweringquestionscanhelpusunderstand
booksbetter.
Aquestionneedsaquestionmarkandananswer.

STAGE1
OBJECTIVES/LearningTargets(LTs)Key

Stage1EssentialQuestions
WhatEssentialQuestionswillbeConsidered?
Whattoolsdoworkersuse?
Whatisaquestion?Howcanweusequestionstohelpus
learn?

STAGE2
ASSESSMENTSIdentifyDesiredResults(multimodal)

Learning
ShouldaligndirectlywithGoalsandaddresseachone.)

ShouldaligndirectlywithObjectivesandaddresseachone.

LTsWhatstudentsshouldknow.(Coverall
GoalshereoneperGoal)
Knowledge:
1.Toolsusedinourcommunityhavechangedover
time.
2.Questionmarksindicateaquestion.

Assessments/EvidenceofStudentLearning(Cover
allKnowledgeObjectiveshereoneperObjective)
Knowledge
1.Formative:discussion,observation,andhandson
projects.Summative:Worksamplecomparingonetool
usedinthepastanditsmoderncounterpart.
2.Formative:observation,worksamples

LTsWhatstudentsshouldbeabletodo
(CoverallGoalshereoneperGoal)
Skills:
1.Useanonstandardrulertomeasureitems.Use
thewordslongerandshortertocomparetwoitems.
2.Reademergenttextsusingthewords:I,can,we,
see,the,a,like,to,and,do,go,you.
3.Writeordictateandillustrateaquestionandits
answer.
4.Askwithsupportandanswerquestionsabouta
book.

Assessments/EvidenceofStudentLearning
(CoverallSkillsObjectiveshereoneperObjective)
Skills
1.Formative:observation
2.Formative:observation;summative:HFWtest
3.Summative:worksampleQuestionAnswerFlipper
4.Formative:observation,discussion

STAGE2:CulminatingPerformanceTasks(synthesisofUnitorpartsofUnit)
CulminatingPerformanceTask1
CulminatingPerformanceTask2

Workerpuppetwithatoolandminipuppetshow

Day1
Oralquestions
Introduceyou
Picturewalkand
choralreadofleveled
emergentreaders

Day6
Introducedo
Picturewalkand

Day2
Questionmarks
WhoseShoes?with
comprehensionand
connection
Echoreadof
emergentleveled
readers;answer
questions
Yes,Lets!drama
activityforvarious
workers
Day7
QAFlipperbooks
Echoreadof

QuestionAnswerFlipperaboutatoolandworker,
readtoasmallgroup

Day3
QAFlippermodel
WhoseShoes?asking
andanswering
questions,retelling
Roundrobinreadof
emergentleveled
readers;modeland
supportasking
questions
Floorweb:whatare
tools?
Day8
WhatCanyoudo
withaPaleta?asking

Day4
WhoseShoes?
comparetopaired
read
Additionalreadingof
emergentleveledtexts
asneeded
Yupiktools:snow
goggles

Day5
WhatWillYouBe?
askingandanswering
questions
Yupiktools:thimbles
andsewing

Day9
ModelQAFlipper
w/toolandworker

Day10
Uluaqrulers
measuringtools

choralreadofleveled
emergentreaders
Dramaticplayarea:
restaurant(untilthe
endoftheunit)

emergentleveled
readers;answer
questions
Yupiktools:baskets

Day11
Uluaqrulersat
independentgroup
Picturewalkand
choralreadofleveled
emergentreaders

Day12
PromptQAFlippers
foranynotdone
Roadwork?with
comprehensionand
connection
Echoreadof
emergentleveled
readers;answer
questions
Health:community
helpers

andanswering
questions,retelling
Roundrobinreadof
emergentleveled
readers;modeland
supportasking
questions
Yupiktools:bolas
Day13
ShareQA
worker/toolflippers
Roadworkaskingand
answeringquestions,
retelling
Roundrobinreadof
emergentleveled
readers;modeland
supportasking
questions

Additionalreadingof
emergentleveledtexts
asneeded
Compareandcontrast
oldandmoderntools

Day14
Roadworkcompareto
pairedread
Additionalreadingof
emergentleveledtexts
asneeded
Classbook:Icanbea
_______w/photos

Day15
SelectaQAflipper
orbookforportfolio
Paperbagpuppetsof
workerswithtools;
minipuppetshow