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FRAMING GRAPHIC: Defining a Learning Progression The Framing Graphic Organizer (Ellis, 1998) provides a good structure for

drafting and representing your learning progression. A frame graphic essentially contains the following structures. Use the table below to create a Frame of a typical learning progression in the topic area you are focusing on in the course. In the top box, indicate the topic area. Define three levels of performance. Replace the labels inside the cells of the Framing Graphic with labels that fit your topic area. Use language that most meaningfully defines a learning progression in your topic area.

Learning Progression in My Topic Area Is about..

Reading Literature
Beginner: Alphabet Letter sounds Sight words Decoding Predictions Intermediate: Inference Cognitive Awareness Fluency Comprehension Independent/Experience d: Fluency Summarizing Questioning Comprehension Independent Reading

Essential DETAILS: 1. Alphabet: Teach students to recognize each letter. 2. Letter sounds: Teach student each letter sound. 3. Sight words: Practice sight words with student. 4. Decoding: Show students how to decode pictures and words in the

Essential DETAILS 1. Inference: Teach students to infer what will happen next. 2. Cognitive awareness: Teach students how to comprehend what they are reading. 3. Fluency: Model and practice fluency with good expression and rate along with smoothness. 4. Comprehension:

Essential DETAILS 1. Fluency: Model and practice fluency with good expression and rate along with smoothness. 2. Summarizing: Teach students to summarize orally and written form of what they read. 3. Questioning: Model for students how to ask questions and answer them as

story. 5. Predications: Predict what will happen next in the story.

Teach students to understand what is being read.

they read. 4. Comprehension: Teach students to understand what is being read. 5. Independent Reading: Allow student time to practice strategies during independent reading.

So what? Why is it important to understand this learning progression? This learning progression is important because It shows the how a student will progress in their reading goals.

1 point List concepts only or list details only 2 points List concepts and details but not necessarily aligned 3 points Concepts and details that are coherently aligned

Scoring Rubric 1 point List concepts only or lists details only 2 points list concepts and details but not necessarily aligned 3 points Concepts and details that are coherently aligned

1 point List concepts only or lists details only 2 points list concepts and details but not necessarily aligned 3 points Concepts and details that are coherently aligned