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eNetLearning (www.enetlearning.org) provides the Colorado Professional Learning Network (PLN) online searchable database of free and open source resources that were developed and provided by the member BOCES of the Colorado BOCES Association(CBA) and Foundation.
In addition to this searchable database of resources eNetLearning has developed a series of LiveBinder grade level "digital binders" of Colorado BOCES Instructional Resources at https://www.livebinders.com/s/145470.
eNetLearning also provides online professional development opportunities that can be accessed at: https://www.enetlearning.org/course-catalog-and-descriptions/.
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What Happened? - Kindergarten Social Studies - Unit 4 Enhanced
The Rangely School District has "enhanced" the sample instructional units by citing text referenced by the coding in the Critical Content and Key Skills sections
 
Inquiry Questions (Engaging‐Debatable):
  • Why is it important to know the order of events? (SS09‐GR.K‐S.1‐GLE.2‐EO.a; RA.1)
  • What are the most important events in your life, so far? (SS09‐GR.K‐S.1‐GLE.1‐EO.a)
  • What do you think your day looked like when you were two? How does that day compare to now? What do you think your day will look like in first
    grade? (SS09‐GR.K‐S.1‐GLE.2‐EO.b) and (SS09‐GR.K‐S.1‐GLE.2‐ IQ.2, 3, 4)
  • Why do we tell different stories about the same event? (SS09‐GR.K‐S.1‐GLE.1‐EO.b; RA.1)

 

Curriculum Guide, Units Social Studies
What is a Bully?: A Read4Health Lesson Plan Comprehensive Health, Reading, Writing, and Communicating
What is Diabetes?: A Read4Health Lesson Plan Read4Health Book: The Great Katie Kate Discusses Diabetes Lesson Plan Comprehensive Health, Reading, Writing, and Communicating
What is Epilepsy?: A Read4Health lesson plan Read4Health Book: Becky the Brave: A Story About Epilepsy Lesson Plan Comprehensive Health, Reading, Writing, and Communicating
What Makes Music? - High School Music - Unit 1 (Academic)

Inquiry Questions (Engaging- Debatable):

  • When looking at the community, how, when, and why is music used? (MU09-GR.HSGP-S.1-GLE.2) and (MU09-GR.HSGP-S.2-GLE.1) and (MU09- GR.HSGP-S.3-GLE.1-EO.a) and (MU09-GR.HSGP-S.4-GLE.2)
  • How do musicians learn to choose pitches and rhythms that are appropriate for a given harmonic progression?
  • Why is it important to understand the use of the different elements of music?
  • What kinds of opportunities available for amateur musicians in communities?
  • Why is it important to have systems for writing music?
  • Where can you find opportunities to use musical skills in life?
Curriculum Guide, Units Music
What the Heck is a Rekenrek

The Rekenrek is a valuable tool to develop the following:

  • Number sense
  • Composing and de-composing number quantity
  • Conservation of quantity.
  • Ability to explain reasoning for number.
Lesson Plan, Manipulatives and Models, Problem Solving Math
What Would Happen If .....? - Grade 3 RWC - Instructional Unit 3

Enhanced and Updated - March 31, 2014 - This updated instructional unit includes learning experiences, teacher and student resources, assessment ideas, and differentiation options. The storyboard document provides a roadmap of teaching activities and a possible performance assessment for the unit.

Inquiry Questions (Engaging- Debatable):

  • What are some common cause/effect relationships in your life? (S2-GLE.2-IQ.3)
  • What happens if you do not follow your parent’s directions?
Curriculum Guide, Units Reading, Writing, and Communicating
What would happen if...? - Grade 3 RWC - Unit 3 Enhanced
The Rangely School District has "enhanced" the sample instructional units by citing text referenced by the coding in the Critical Content and Key Skills sections
 
Inquiry Questions (Engaging‐Debatable):
  • What are some common cause/effect relationships in your life?  (S2-GLE.2-IQ.3)
  • What happens if you do not follow your parent’s directions?
Curriculum Guide, Units Reading, Writing, and Communicating
What Would Happen If..?* - Grade 3 - Read, Write, Communicate - Unit 3

The SLVBOCES has "enhanced" this curriculum overview sample by prioritizing the Learning Objectives students should learn during this unit. They are prioritized "to help teachers know how much time they should be devoting to a sparticular objective. Learning objective prioroties are color coded as follows: red - most important, blue - next most important, and black - least critical.

Inquiry Questions (Engaging - Debatable):

  • What are some common cause/effect relationships in your life?  (S2-GLE.2-IQ.3)
  • What happens if you do not follow your parent’s directions?

* Note: This curriculum overivew sample was translated by a team of Colorado eductors "into a full instructional unit, with learning experiences, teacher and student resources, assessment ideas and differentiation options." What Would Happen If...? Instructional Unit and Unit Storyboard

Curriculum Guide, Units Reading, Writing, and Communicating
What's Faster than Counting? - Grade 1 Math - Unit 4 Enhanced
The Rangely School District has "enhanced" the sample instructional units by citing text referenced by the coding in the Critical Content and Key Skills sections
 
Inquiry Questions (Engaging‐Debatable):
  • How are addition and subtracted related? (MA10‐GR.1‐S.1‐GLE.2‐IQ.3)
  • How can addition be used to solve a subtraction problem?
Curriculum Guide, Units Math
What's in a shape? - Grade 1 Math - Unit 1 Enhanced
The Rangely School District has "enhanced" the sample instructional units by citing text referenced by the coding in the Critical Content and Key Skills sections
 
Inquiry Questions (Engaging‐Debatable):
  • Are all objects in the world made up of shapes? (MA10‐GR.1‐S.4‐GLE.1‐RA.1)
  • Why is it important to be fair when sharing something that you have divided?
Curriculum Guide, Units Math
What's In It For Me? - High School (Economics) Social Studies - Unit 4

Inquiry Questions (Engaging- Debatable):

  • Should government create incentives to promote the development of green energy? (SS09-GR.HS-S.3-GLE.2-EO.e)
  • How does domestic policy affect foreign policy SS09-GR.HS-S.4-GLE.3-IQ.2)
  • Does your opinion matter? (SS09-GR.HS-S.4-GLE.3-EO.b)
  • Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: does it make a difference? (SS09-GR.HS-S.2-GLE.2-EO.f)
  • Which of the recent civic movements have been most effective in persuading current policy? (SS09-GR.HS-S.4-GLE.3-EO.b)
Curriculum Guide, Units Social Studies
What's it Worth? - Grade 7 Social Studies - Unit 4 Enhanced

The Rangely School District has "enhanced" the sample instructional units by citing text referenced by the coding in the Critical Content and Key Skills sections

Inquiry Questions (Engaging‐Debatable):

  • How do your economic choices affect others? (SS09‐GR.7‐S.3‐GLE.1‐EO.b,d; RA.3)
  • How can economic choices encourage innovation?
  • How do you decide what to buy?
  • What trade‐offs occur when the government encourages technological and scientific innovation? (SS09‐GR.7‐S.3‐GLE.2‐RA.2)*
Curriculum Guide, Units Social Studies
What's My Number - Grade 4 Math - Unit 5 Enhanced
The Rangely School District has "enhanced" the sample instructional units by citing text referenced by the coding in the Critical Content and Key Skills sections
 
Inquiry Questions (Engaging‐Debatable):
  • Is there a decimal closest to one? Why? (MA10‐GR.4‐S.1‐GLE.1‐IQ.3)
  • Why isn’t there a “oneths” place in decimal fractions? (MA10‐GR.4‐S.1‐GLE.1‐IQ.1)
  • What would change if we used a base‐8 number system? What would our numbers look like?
Curriculum Guide, Units Math
What's My Shape? Lesson Plan Math