Broward County's Focus for Marzano's Evaluation Tool:
Design Question 2: What will I do to help students effectively interact with the new knowledge?
  • Identifying Critical Information

  • Previewing New Content

  • Organizing Students to Interact with New Knowledge

  • Chunking Content into “Digestible Bites”

  • Processing New Information

  • Elaborating on New Information

  • Recording and Representing Knowledge

  • Reflecting on Learning

Design Question 7: What will I do to recognize adherence and lack of adherence to classroom rules and procedures?

  • What will I do to recognize and acknowledge adherence and lack of adherence to classroom rules and procedures?

  • Demonstrating "withitness"

  • Applying consequences for lack of adherence to rules and procedures

  • Acknowledging adherence to rules and procedures

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Core Novel: The Watsons go to Birmingham
Core Literature Colections:
1. Facing Fear
2. Animal Intelligence
3. Dealing with Disaster
4. Making Your Voice Heard
5. Decisions that Matter
6. What Tales Tell
Core Novel: Tangerine
Core Literature Collections:
1. Bold Actions
2. Perception and Reality
3. Nature at Work
4. Risk and Exploration
5. The Stuff of Consumer Culture
6. Guided By a Cause
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Nothing But the Truth - Avi
The Giver - Lois Lowery
Slam! - Walter Dean Myers

Core Literature Collections:
1. Culture and Belonging
2. The Thrill of Horror
3. The Move Toward Freedom
4. Approaching Adulthood
5. Anne Frank's Legacy
6. The Value of Work
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Because of Winn Dixie

Bud, Not Buddy

Bridge to Terabithia

Call of the Wild

The Cay

Devil's Arithmetic

Esperanza Rising

Flowers for Algernon

Freak the Mighty

The Giver


HolesMore Holes


Maniac Magee

My Brother Sam is Dead

My Brother Sam is Dead

Number the Stars

Red Badge of Courage

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry


Warriors Don't Cry