ELA Curriculum Planning 5th - 12th Grade/ NSU
- Units will consist of: an essential question; a range of texts (literary and informational); a focus on integrated reading, writing, speaking, listening and language skills; a variety of instructional and assessment strategies; a summative mode-specific writing task; and a pacing calendar.
- TLE Standards:
- 4- Lesson Plans
- 7- Literacy
- 8- Current State Standards
- 10- Explains Content
- 11- Clear Instruction & Direction
About the Presenter: Dr. Lara Searcy
Lara Searcy is an Associate Professor, English Education Specialist at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, OK where she teaches and advises English teacher candidates. She is a former high school English teacher and middle school Literacy Resource Specialist and is Nationally Board Certified in AYA-ELA. In 2018, she was awarded the Circle of Excellence in Teaching from NSU. Her research interests include teacher efficacy, standards-based reforms, social justice literacies, and teacher professional development. She is a proud member of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) and is the former President of the Oklahoma affiliate- OKCTE.