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For Support with ELL and Special Education, please click on the "School Support" tab.

CFN 112 Summer Institutes

Summer Institutes

 

Each August, CFN 112 offers a full week of summer study for the teachers in our network.  Over 500 teachers have come to study with us in the three years we have been offering the summer institutes, and we look forward to working with many, many more in the coming years.  Registration for the summer institutes opens in the late spring.  Check this web site, for the 2014-15 offerings. 

 

Past CFN Summer Institute sessions have included:

 

  • Middle School: Teaching Nonfiction Reading and Writing with Rigor and Joy
  • Middle School: Reaching New Heights -- Building on the Literacy Curricula Begun during the 2013 Institute
  • High School Literacy

    High School English

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  • Elementary Mathematics: An Elegant Cohesion
  • Middle School:  Developing Mathematical Skills and Conceptual Understanding
  • Secondary Mathematics: An Elegant Cohesion

 

  • High School Social Studies
  • Middle and High School Science Intensive
  • Meeting the Demands of the Special Education Reform through the School Implementation Team
  • Tech for Teachers

 

Supports for Common Core Standards

 

 

Rubrics to Assess Student Writing

 

Argument Writing

MS Rubric - Argument Writing - Web Posting.pdf

HS Rubric - Argument Writing - Web Posting.doc

 

Informational Writing

MS Rubric - Informative Writing.pdf

HS Rubric - Informative Writing - Web Posting.doc

 

Narrative Writing

MS Rubric - Personal Narrative Version 2.pdf

 

 

Task Alignment Grids -- Assignment Analysis

 

Task Alignment Grid - Math.doc

 

Literacy

 

Elementary

Opinion Writing -- Elem - Opinion Task Alignment 2014-15.pdf

Informational Writing -- Elem - Informative Writing Task Alignment 2014-15.pdf

Narrative Writing -- Elem - Narrative Writing Task Alignment 2014-15.pdf

 

Middle School -- ELA

Argument Writing -- MS - Argument Task Alignment 2014-15.pdf

InformationalWriting -- MS - Informative Writing Task Alignment 2014-15.pdf

Narrative Writing -- MS - Narrative Writing Task Alignment 2014-15.pdf

 

Middle School -- Social Studies, Science, Technical Subjects

Argument Writing -- MS - SS-Science Argument Task Alignment 2014-15.pdf

InformationalWriting -- MS - SS-Science Informative Writing Task Alignment 2014-15.pdf

 

HighSchool -- ELA

Argument Writing -- HS - Argument Task Alignment 2014-15.pdf

InformationalWriting -- HS - Informative Writing Task Alignment 2014-15.pdf

Narrative Writing -- HS - Narrative Writing Task Alignment 2014-15.pdf

 

High School -- Social Studies, Science, Technical Subjects

Argument Writing -- HS - SS-Science Argument Task Alignment 2014-15.pdf

InformationalWriting -- HS - SS-Science Informative Writing Task Alignment 2014-15.pdf

 

 

Model Tasks from CFN 112 Teachers

 

MS ELA  - 

Teen Issues - ELA Task MS - Argument - Gamoran.pdf

Issues Concerning Food Choices - ELA Task MS - Argument - Garry.pdf

Tragic Hero Study - ELA Task MS - Argument - Schwach Barget and Circo.pdf

Human Rights - ELA Task MS - Informational - Garry.docx

 

MS Social Studies - 

U.S. Imperialism - Social Studies Task MS - Argument - Greene.pdf

U.S. Industrialization - Social Studies Task MS - Argument - Mayers.pdf

 

MS Science 

Rock Study - Science Task MS - Argument Herlihy.pdf

Boiling Point Study - Science Task MS - Informational - Abramson.pdf

 

Annotated Tasks to Use in a PD on Task Development

ELA Task MS - Informational Garry -- Annotated.pdf

Social Studies Task MS - Argument Mayers - Annotated.pdf

 

 

Exemplary Writing from Students in CFN 112 Schools

 

Middle School Informational Writing

 

Lauren Turnowski's classroom at MS 442 Carroll Gardens School for Innovation - Informational Writing - Eating Disorders.pdf

Nicole Bastone's classroom at School for Global Leaders - Informational Writing - Fast Food.pdf

Erin Garry's classroom at School for Global Leaders - Informational Writing - Prepubescent I Do's.pdf

Lauren Barth's classroom at Brooklyn Environmental Exploration School - Informational Writing - Lab Report.pdf

Raven Connor's classroom at PS/MS 308 Clara Cardwell -- Informational Writing - Teens and Alcohol.pdf
 

Middle School Argument Writing

 

Jeannie Herlihy's classroom at School for Dance, Ballet Tech - Argument Writing - Animal Adaptations.pdf

Jeannie Herlihy's classroom at School for Dance, Ballet Tech - Argument Writing - Rock Types and Structures.pdf

Erin Garry's classroom at School for Global Leaders - Argument Writing - Killer Meat.pdf

Hannah Edwards classroom at MS 442 Carroll Gardens School for Innovation - Argument Writing - Child Labor.pdf