MWHS Collective Committments

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    Mt. Whitney High School

    Collective Committments

     

    1. Daily Objectives posted and communicated
      1. Common Location
      2. Student Friendly Language
      3. Clear Expectations

          

    1. Bell to Bell instruction
      1. Daily Routines
      2. Quick/Focused Transitions
      3. Student Focused
      4. CFU’s/TOTD

     

    1. We work in teams
      1. Student Learning Focused
      2. Agree and Implement with Fidelity
      3. Follow Norms
      4. Engage

                                              

    1. Students will participate in regular academic skills development lessons
      1. Reading
      2. Writing
      3. Annotation
      4. Cloze Reading
      5. Notetaking
      6. How to Work in Teams

     

    1. Content literacy/academic vocabulary will be developed and displayed
      1. High Frequency Vocabulary
      2. Technical Vocabulary
      3. Common Stumbling Blocks
      4. Explicit Instruction on Vocabulary

                 

    1. Planned remediation
      1. Frequent Formative Assessment
      2. Team Approach
      3. Data Analysis
      4. Timely Feedback

                                                     

    1. Engagement structures are part of regular instruction.
      1. Lessons Designed with Collaborative Efforts
      2. Rooms Arranged to Support Collaboration
      3. Seat Assignments to Support Teams