CDC 4 Formulating Goals and Objectives

Sixth Grade mixed level ESL, Bronx, NY

Goal 1: By the end of the year, students will write for varying tasks such as informational, responding to literature, and expression through opinion writings, narratives and poetry.

Objectives

1a: Students will recognize features of different types of writing.

1b: Students will work to write using the basic conventions and features of American English using appropriate grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and intonation.

1c: Students will be able to develop ideas through supporting details.

1d: Students will use tier two vocabulary to improve word choice.

1e: Students will be able to reflect on their own writing to make improvements.

 

Goal 2: By the end of the year, students will be able to listen and comprehend information spoken in varying context.

Objectives

2a: Students will be able to use phrases to ask for clarification when necessary to show self-monitoring.

2b: Students will be able to provide responses using accountable talk to show agreement, disagreement, and additions to a previous speaker.

2c: Students will be able to listen to identify the main idea and key details.

 

Goal 3: By the end of the year, students will be able to interact with grade level texts.

Objectives:

3a: Students will use varying strategies to make meaning of complex texts, including strategies for clarifying unfamiliar words, self monitoring strategies, and comprehension strategies.

3b: Students will be able to analyze a grade level text for an author’s purpose.

3c: Students will be able to identify literary elements in a text.

3d: Students will show an appreciation of literature through independent reading of self-selected books.

 

Goal 4: By the end of the year, students will be able to speak on a variety of academic and nonacademic topics.

Objectives:

4a: Students will work to speak using the basic conventions and features of American English using appropriate grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and intonation.

4b: Students will hold conversations on academic topics, as well as informally.

4c: Students will follow the rules for turn taking and holding an academic conversation.

4d: Students will work to incorporate new vocabulary while speaking.

4e: Students will be able to use accountable talk while speaking to show agreement, disagreement, expand on another’s ideas, or ask for clarification.

4f: Students will be able to present information to the class.

 

Goal : By the end of the year, students will be able to demonstrate and understanding of cross-cultural knowledge.

Objectives:

5a: Students will be able to articulate aspects of their own culture that make them unique.

5b: Students will be able to identify cultural differences between living in the U.S. and their previous home.

5c: Students will be able to conduct research their own culture, as well as the cultures of others.

5d: Students will be able to demonstrate in writing what makes them unique in varying ways throughout the year.

 

One thought on “CDC 4 Formulating Goals and Objectives

  1. Christina,

    I loved reading yours because your situation is so similar to mine. I think it’s great that you specify, ” at grade level” “American English” and living in the US. Like Marilyn’s I like that you specified, by when they should learn their objectives.

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