What “big idea” is supported by the learning goal?
How does the learning goal support students’ development of critical thinking, problem
solving, and analytical skills?
Element 2: Assessment
Describe the assessment and evaluation procedures that measure students’ understanding of
the learning goal.
Describe how the assessment and evaluation procedures will be differentiated to meet the
needs of all students described in the student population.
How often will you collect data to monitor student progress toward this learning goal?
How will you use this assessment information to monitor student progress and inform
Element 3: Growth Targets
Identify students’ baseline data.
Using students’ baseline data identify appropriate growth targets for your student population.
Explain how the growth targets demonstrate ambitious, yet realistic targets, for all
students described in the student population.
Element 4: Outcome
Document the number or percentage of students who achieved their identified growth targets.