Teaching and Learning Inquiry Cycle (Adapted from the TLCP)

CURRICULUM AREA:                   GRADE:                                           Teachers:                                                   Date: 

Data/Information based on student :  

Problem or Needs as determined by data (can be problem of practice, can be weakness in certain skills, can be needs)

Curriculum Expectations (integrated curriculum, but with a focus on core subject)

Success Criteria (Overall…)

“Big Idea” This will be the overriding theme,question, focus for the teaching and learning inquiry. This is not a curriculum expectation.

Learning Goal (s) (can be overall; might change throughout inquiry)  

DIAGNOSTIC ASSESSMENT TASK (AT THE START OF THE CYCLE)

CULMINATING ASSESSMENT TASK (AT THE END OF THE CYCLE)

Culminating Task/Project -

 (The overall teaching should prepare students to complete this task)

Summary (DESCRIPTION)  of the Inquiry Cycle

Rationale (Why it matters to student, why it matters to community, why it matters to world, how it connects to social studies, geography, history VISION and GOALS)

200-300 words

Example of Methods, Resources and tools used  (Think of your “Big Idea”, curriculum expectations, text, zone of proximal development)

Teacher-directed

*

Collaborative Opportunities

Hands-on

Independent

Media Literacy

Cross Curricular

Prof. Resources

Parent/

Communication Resources

Field Trips, Learning outside the classroom

Differentiated, Accommodated, Modified and Enriched  (What tools, teaching strategies or methods will be used to ensure ALL students are engaged and are learning)

Accomodations (For all students)

*Modifications for students with specific LD

*Modifications for students that are Gifted

First Nations, Metis, Inuit

BLENDED LEARNING

Alternative

Learning Environment

Human Resources and Additional Programming opportunities

Parent/

Communication Resources

Other (Game-Based learning, Global projects, STEM, Coding, Robotics)

Tasks, Lessons and Activities may not be linear and may depend student learning (Subtasks are lessons)

Pre-Assessment (Diagnostic) Relates back to the data or problem

Subtask (LESSON)  #1 (You may include a link)

Assessment

Question:  

 

Subtask #2

Assessment

Question:

Subtask #3

Assessment

Question:  

Subtask #4

Assessment

Question:

Subtask #4

Assessment

Big Question

Subtask #5

Assessment

Big Question

Subtask #6  (There may be other subtasks)

Assessment

Big Question:

Culminating Task

(Does the culminating include components of all subtasks?)

FINAL Assessment TASK (Variety of methods,depending on what you are assessing)

(Does this task connect to the Diagnostic?)