HS English PD & Resource Library
This page houses our most essential high school English resources 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 department, ILT, or all-staff sessions.
Introduction to Engage: High School English
Learning Focus: Teachers will be able to:
Link to Presentation 1
Link to Presentation 2
Links to Materials:
Connecting Engage and the SAT
Learning Focus: Teachers will be able to align the SAT and the Engage NY curriculum; additionally, they will be able to identify resources to help plan for student misconceptions and learning gaps in instruction
Supporting High School Students’ Learning of Academic Vocabulary: Teaching Words in Context
Learning Focus: Teachers will be able to understand the word knowledge demands of Engage texts and assess instructional supports to address them; identify gaps and potential solutions to support students’ vocabulary learning
The Planning Process
Learning Focus: Teachers will be able to understand the lesson planning process with Engage materials and apply lesson annotation strategies in order to prepare for and realize lesson goals.