Middle School (Grades 6-8)
The video contains information that will help to strengthen knowledge of the lesson content and focuses on key subject-specific information.
The main content of the lesson is found here. Students are encouraged to complete the embedded exercises by using interactive drawing and text tools.
The Reteach page clarifies and further explains the information found in the Essential Instruction area.
The Enrichment page encourages students to take their thinking beyond the content of the lesson.
Hear More, See More, Do More
Students are directed to resources that address the content using different modalities.
Workbooks contain foundational activities and puzzles such as word searches, crosswords, and matching exercises related to the lesson’s content.
Students are delivered their daily assessments in an interactive, visually stimulating game format. Summative assessments, such as quizzes and exams, are given in a conventional test format.
Designed for the teacher, this document reviews all of the lesson elements and provides teachers with extended activities to complete with students.
High School (Grades 9 - 12)
Need To Know
The Need to Know presents prerequisite information and/or summarizes information related to the given lesson.
The Essential Instruction delivers direct instruction of the concepts.
The Textbook provides supplementary information related to the concepts covered in the Essential Instruction.
The Reteach page reviews the concepts covered in the Essential Instruction.
The Instructional Video presents the concepts from the Essential Instruction through a different mode of learning.
The Extension presents enrichment activities related to the Essential Instruction concepts, to extend the students’ thinking.
The concepts covered in the course are assessed through a variety of assessment types, including lesson assessments, quizzes, writing assignments, speaking assignments, project assignments, and exams.
Some math and science lessons contain additional interactive simulations that power inquiry and understanding of the concepts in the lesson. Each Gizmo® includes both a manipulative activity and corresponding formative assessment items.
Reading Guides provide a combination of comprehension and critical thinking questions that guide students through the assigned reading in a lesson.