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Are you odd or even? - Grade 2 Math - Unit 2 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 is the best way (s) to add and subtract numbers? (MA10‐GR.2‐S.1‐GLE.2‐N.1)
• What makes a strategy efficient?
Curriculum Guide, Units Math Rangely School District/RBBOCES
Are You Odd or Even?* - Grade 2 Math - Unit 2

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 Question (Engaging - Debatable):

• What is the best way (s) to add and subtract numbers? (MA10-GR.2-S.1-GLE.2-N.1)
• What makes a strategy efficient?

* 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." Are You Odd or Even? Instructional Unit and Unit Storyboard

Curriculum Guide, Units Math San Luis Valley BOCES Assessments, San Luis Valley BOCES Resources
Are you really what you eat? - Grade 3 Health - Unit 1

Inquiry Questions (Engaging- Debatable):

• How can you balance a friendship if you disagree about food choices? (CH09-GR.3-S.2-GLE.1-EO.e;IQ.4)
• How can the things you see on television or in magazines influence your feelings and choices about food? (CH09-GR.3-S.2-GLE 1- EO.e;IQ.5;N.1)
• What would happen if we only ate our favorite foods? (CH09-GR.3-S.2-GLE 1-EO.d;N.2)
• What does the saying you are what you eat mean? Is it true? (CH09-GR.3-S.2-GLE 1-EO.c;N.2)
Curriculum Guide, Units Comprehensive Health Colorado's Sample Instructional Units Resource Bank
Arranging Your Folder - High School Music - Unit 1 (Ensemble)

Inquiry Questions (Engaging- Debatable):

• Why is it important to understand instrumentation and voicing when arranging music? (MU09-HSPP-S.1-GLE.1-EO.c) and (MU09-HSPP-S.2-GLE.2,3); (MU09-HSPP-S.3-GLE.1,2,3); (MU09-HSPP-S.4-GLE.2,3,4)
• How is understanding both traditional and nontraditional notation important when functioning within an ensemble?
• How can an individual create their own way of notating sound for others to use?
Curriculum Guide, Units Music Colorado's Sample Instructional Units Resource Bank
Arriving at Abstraction - Grade 5 Visual Arts - Instructional Unit 1

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 is abstract art? (VA09-GR.5-S.1-GLE.1,2,3) and (VA09-GR.5-S.2-GLE.1-EO.a,b,d)
• Does abstract art require any special skills? Explain.
• What kinds of relationships do viewers find in artworks?
• What kinds of relationships do viewers find in an artist’s oeuvre?
Curriculum Guide, Units Visual Arts Colorado's Sample Instructional Units Resource Bank
ART21

ART21 is a nonprofit dedicated to engaging audiences with contemporary visual art, inspiring creative thinking, and educating a new generation about artists working today. Learn more about the organization and its initiatives at art21.org .

Extension Activities, Lesson Plan, Project-based Learning, Units, Technology Integration Visual Arts South Central BOCES
As Empires Expand, a Nation Is Built - Grade 5 Social Studies - Unit 2

Inquiry Questions (Engaging- Debatable):

• What beliefs are worth standing up for? (SS09-GR.5-S.4-GLE.2-IQ.3)
• Why is migration important to a nation’s development, transformation and growth?
• What democratic ideals emerge from cultural diversity and cultural interactions?
Curriculum Guide, Units Social Studies Colorado's Sample Instructional Units Resource Bank
As Empires Expand, a Nation Is Built - Grade 5 Social Studies - Unit 2

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 beliefs are worth standing up for? (SS09-GR.5-S.4-GLE.2-IQ.3)
• Why is migration important to a nation’s development, transformation and growth?
• What democratic ideals emerge from cultural diversity and cultural interactions?
Curriculum Guide, Units Social Studies San Luis Valley BOCES Assessments, San Luis Valley BOCES Resources
As Empires Expand, a Nation Is Built - Grade 5 Social Studies - Unit 2 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 beliefs are worth standing up for? (SS09‐GR.5‐S.4‐GLE.2‐IQ.3)
• Why is migration important to a nation’s development, transformation and growth?
• What democratic ideals emerge from cultural diversity and cultural interactions?
Curriculum Guide, Units Social Studies Rangely School District/RBBOCES
As the Earth Changes - Erosion (Cindi Kinacannon)

Standard 3.2 Earth’s surface changes constantly through a variety of processes and forces.

Lesson Plan Science South Central BOCES
As the Earth Changes - Grade 5 Science - Unit 4

Inquiry Questions (Engaging- Debatable):

• How do changes on the Earth's surface impact humans? (SC09-GR.5-S.3-GLE.2; IQ.2)
Curriculum Guide, Units Science Colorado's Sample Instructional Units Resource Bank
As the Earth Changes - Grade 5 Science - Unit 4

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 Question (Engaging - Debatable):

How do changes on the Earth's surface impact humans? (SC09-GR.5-S.3-GLE.2; IQ.2)

Curriculum Guide, Units Science San Luis Valley BOCES Assessments, San Luis Valley BOCES Resources
As the Earth Changes - Grade 5 Science - 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 changes on the Earth's surface impact humans? (SC09‐GR.5‐S.3‐GLE.2; IQ.2)
Curriculum Guide, Units Science Rangely School District/RBBOCES
Asian Art Museum

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Curriculum Guide, Extension Activities, Lesson Plan, Units, Writing and/or Reflection Visual Arts South Central BOCES
Assessing Projects
When assessment drives instruction, students learn more and become more confident, self-directed learners. Assessing Projects helps teachers create assessments that address 21st century skills and provides strategies to make assessment an integral part of their teaching and help students understand content more deeply, think at higher levels, and become self-directed learners.
Assessing Projects Site
Assessment Professional Development SCBOCES Trainer of Trainers