CKLA Grades K-2 Professional Development & Resource Library

 This page houses our most essential resources in Grades Pre-kindergarten through 2nd Grade to support you and/or your school’s continued improvement. Professional development resources are shared as a set of learning tracks, 2-4 week cycles of learning that contain slides, handouts, and resources ready to go for your cluster, ILT, or all-staff sessions.  Additional resources are located below the professional development series.

Introduction to Engage: CKLA Grades Pre-K through G2

Learning Focus: Teachers will be able to:

  • Understand the structure and sequence of your curriculum
  • Plan appropriately and effectively to teach varied learners

Resources:

Texts and Tasks

Learning Goals:

Teachers will be able to:

  • determine how the performance tasks and lessons address text complexity.
  • determine how the Engage lessons support students in engaging with complex texts and tasks

Link to Presentation

Links to materials:

Conquering Complex Text With Active Vocabulary Strategies

Learning Goals:

Teachers will be able to:

  • identify effective vocabulary strategies within the curriculum
  • flexibly employ instructional strategies to support vocabulary development within the lessons

Link to Presentation

Conquering Complex Text with Active Vocabulary Strategies

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