LCMS Faith Statements

PURPOSE:  Selected Faith Statements support the integration of the Christian faith into units of study KEEP IN MIND:  Aligned faith statements should be meaningful and naturally connect to the unit. Faith statements can be aligned multiple times with multiple...

Essential Questions / Enduring Understandings / Big Ideas

PURPOSE:  Questions or statements, based on unit big ideas, that give lasting value beyond the classroom KEEP IN MIND:  To provide clarity and a common mapping language, it’s worth a faculty conversation to collectively decide on one heading for this section....

Content

PURPOSE:  What we want our students to know and understand about the unit or topic KEEP IN MIND:  Consider having a sub-heading added to this section (STUDENTS WILL KNOW….) to help mappers start their content phrases. Writing content in paragraph or narrative...

Skills

PURPOSE:  What we want students to be able to do.   KEEP IN MIND: Consider having a sub-heading added to this section (STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO….) to help mappers start their skill phrases. Writing skills in paragraph or narrative form might be difficult for you...

Assessments

PURPOSE:  The opportunities we provide students to demonstrate their understanding of unit content and skills they have acquired. KEEP IN MIND:  Assessments are: observable and measurable directly aligned to standards varied to address different learning styles List...