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North Branford Public Schools

CMT and CAPT Improvement Plans September 16, 2010

Jerome Harrison Elementary School

Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) Action Plan 2010-2011

JHS CMT Action Plan - Reading

Goal: By 2012 eighty percent of our students will be at or above state goal in reading as measured by the annual CMT

Needed Improvement

*Increase the % of our students that are scoring in the proficient range relative to comprehension *Decrease the % of our students that are scoring in the basic range relative to comprehension

Activities

*Use of Strategic Intervention Kit *Targeted Instruction to identified students using comprehension passages and Degrees of Reading Power materials (DRP *Alignment of Storytown openended questions on weekly tests to the language and format of the CMT using the CMT Language Arts handbook as a guide *Provide students with "f ith "frames" f " for answering questions moving toward independence

Person(s) Responsible

Classroom teacher(s) RtI Providers

Beginning Date

September 2010

Ending Date

June 2011

Evidence of Success

*Beginning of the Year Benchmark % compared to End of the Year Benchmark % *Progress monitoring on comprehension probes, cloze passages and theme tests *Beginning of the Year Benchmark % compared to End of the Year Benchmark % *Weekly Test and Theme Test Progress Monitoring

*Increase the % of our students that are able to score a 2 on open-ended questions related to Strand C (TEXT CONNECTIONS)

Classroom teacher(s) RtI Providers

September 2010

June 2011

JHS CMT Action Plan - Math

Goal: By 2012 eighty percent of our students will be at or above state goal in math as measured by the annual CMT

Needed Improvement *Increase the % of our students that are scoring in the proficient range relative to CMT Strands 11 (estimation), 14 (approximating measures) and 25 (Integrated Understanding *Decrease the % of Decrease our students that are scoring in the basic range relative to strands 11, 14, and 25 *Increase th % of *I the f students that are proficient with the CMT strands Activities Person(s) Responsible Classroom teacher(s) RtI Providers Beginning Date Ending Date Evidence of Success Benchmark assessments and ongoing unit assessments within Math Expressions Program (comparing beginning to end, pre and post)

*Identify students that are below goal in these identified strands as measured on the benchmark assessment *Target RtI Instruction on these strands for the identified students *Utilize CMT like problems and released tasks to embed explicit instruction in these strands with guided practice and independent practice *Use Ten Minute *U T Mi t Math (CMT like problems) daily with all second graders

September 2010

June 2011

Classroom t Cl teacher(s) h ( )

September S t b 2010

June 2011 J

Benchmark B h k assessments and ongoing unit assessments within Math Expressions Program (comparing beginning to end, pre and post)

JHS CMT Action Plan - Writing

Goal: By 2012 eighty percent of our students will be at or above state goal in writing as measured by the annual CMT

Needed Improvement Increase the % of our students that are scoring i th i in the proficient range relative to Editing & Revising Activities *Provide Daily Ten Minute Language practice with t ti ith targeted t d instruction and feedback in Grade 2 in the following areas: supporting details, chronological order, on and on (run on sentences), sentence fragments and specific word choice, capitalization, punctuation and usage *Explicit instruction in the use of form, trait and skills in a writer's workshop *Use of student friendly rubrics to provide a target for the students to work toward *Addition of a time component to the theme and monthly writing prompts *Staff collaboration and training on scoring Person(s) Responsible Classroom Teacher(s) Beginning Date September 2010 Ending Date June 2011 Evidence of Success Benchmark Assessments and Theme A Th Assessments t (grammar sections)

Increase the % of our students that are scoring in the Level 4 range on the theme and monthly writing prompts

Classroom teacher(s)

September 2010

June 2011

Benchmark Assessments, Monthly Writing Prompts, Theme Tests

Totoket Valley Elementary School

Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) Action Plan 2010 2011 2010-2011

TVES CMT Action Plan - Mathematics

Goal: By 2012 eighty percent of our students will be at or above state goal in math as measured by the annual CMT

Needed Improvement

Progress monitoring (that more accurately predicts CMT results)

Activities

·Administer CREC Administer benchmarks 3x per year ·Develop common assessments that use CMT wording & format ·Provide PD on data teams ·Format SBRC to mirror CMT strands ·Implement Math Expressions ·Administer Exemplars 1x per month ·Use CMT-like language in instruction and assessment ·Continue math fact fluency initiative

Person (s) Responsible

Classroom teachers & related personnel, CALI consultants

Beginning Date

September 2010

Ending Date

June J ne 2011

Evidence of Success

Benchmark res lts will results ill be similar to CMT results & SBRC data (per analysis in summer 2011)

Mathematical applications

Classroom teachers & related personnel

September 2010

June 2011

Improved scores as measured by formative and common assessments

Math fact fluency

Classroom teachers & related personnel

September 2010

June 2011

Increase in math fact fluency as measured on timed fluency assessments

TVES CMT Action Plan - Mathematics

Goal: By 2012 eighty percent of our students will be at or above state goal in math as measured by the annual CMT

Needed Improvement p

Develop improved understanding of mathematical language

Activities

Person (s)

Responsible

Beginning Date

September 2010

Ending Date

June 2011

Evidence of Success

Increased scores as measured by formative and common assessments

·Build math vocabulary ·Post CMT math lists in each classroom ·Identify key words in Id tif k d i word problems ·Incorporate more literacy into math

Classroom teachers and related personnel

Strengthen the homeschool connection in mathematics

·Provide a math workshop for parents ·Promote home access to technology (i.e. Symphony, ThinkCentral, etc).

K-5 Math Leader, classroom teachers

September 2010

June 2011

Workshop attendance, rate of online access, feedback from parents & students

TVES CMT Action Plan ­ Reading

Goal: By 2012 eighty percent of our students will be at or above state y g yp goal in reading as measured by the annual CMT

Needed

Improvement

Progress monitoring (that more accurately predicts CMT results) ) ·Use CREC benchmark assessments 3x per y year ·Develop common assessments that use CMT working & format ·Provide RTI team with data team PD ·Format SBRC t F t to mirror CMT strands Implement fluency drills for targeted students using passages similar to CMT ·Teach nonfiction reading strategies within Science & SS ·Explicit Cl E li it Cloze instruction & practice ·Build reading stamina through practice ·Build background information

Activities

Person (s) ( )

Responsible

Classroom teachers and related staff members

Beginning g g Date

September 2010

Ending g Date

June 2011

Evidence of Success

Benchmark results will be similar to CMT results and SBRC data (per analysis in summer 2011)

Increase students' reading fluency

Classroom teachers and related staff

September 2010

June 2011

Increased scores on reading fluency drills and similar Improved performance on formative and common assessments

Degrees of Reading Power (DRP)

Classroom teachers, special educators, LA consultants

September 2010

June 2011

TVES CMT Action Plan ­ Reading, continued

Goal: By 2012 eighty percent of our students will be at or above state goal in reading as measured by the annual CMT

Needed Improvement

Making reader/text connections

Activities

·Guided reading & SSR ·Emphasis on Identifying similarities & differences ·Building summarizing skills ·Building background information ·Use of graphic organizers ·Supplemental Educational Services (SES) ·Targeted RTI

Person (s)

Responsible

Classroom teachers, special educators, LA consultants

Beginning Date

September 2010

Ending Date

June 2011

Evidence of Success

Improved performance on formative and common assessments

Performance of students in subgroup

·SES provider ·ELL teacher ·Classroom educators ·special educators

September 2010

June 2011

Data showing improved performance on formative & common assessments

TVES CMT Action Plan ­ Writing

Goal: By 2012 eighty percent of our students will be at or above state goal in writing as measured by the annual CMT

Needed Improvement p

Student s' performance on writing prompts

Activities

Person (s) Responsible p

·Classroom teachers ·Language Arts Consultants

Beginning Date

September 2010

Ending Date

June 2011

Evidence of Success

Increase in writing prompt scores

·Monthly writing prompts (aligned to CMT) ·Weekly quick-writes in response to a prompt ·Blind scored prompts ·PD for staff ·Student-friendly rubrics ·Writing models Direct instruction and daily practice using Rise & Shine series or similar

Improve students' composing and revising skills

Classroom teachers Language Arts consultants Special educators p & related personnel

September 2010

June 2011

Increase in performance as measured by common and formative assessments

North Branford Intermediate School

CMT Action Plan 20102010-2011

NBIS Action Plan Goal: By 2012, 80% of our students will be at or above state goal in mathematics, reading, and writing mathematics reading

Needed Improvement 1. Improvement in literacy skills

Activities ·STEPS literacy workshops and coaching ·Writing across curriculum ·Incorporation of research strategies at all grade levels StudentStudent-teacher conferences f

Person(s) Responsible ·STEPS literacy team ·Research team ·All teachers

Beginning Date 10/10

Ending Date ongoing

Evidence of Success Improved performance on standardized tests and common assessments

2. Higher level of student t d t responsibility for learning

All core teachers t h

10/10

6/11

Improved performance on f standardized tests and common assessments

NBIS Action Plan Goal: By 2012, 80% of our students will be at or above state goal in mathematics, reading, and writing mathematics reading

Needed Improvement 3. Increased focus on differentiated instruction 4. Increased focus on math applications and problem solving 5. Increased focus on targeted math deficiencies

Activities ACES training in Tier 1 differentiation strategies ·Problem of the day p ·CMT practice problems ·New England Math League contest p ·Intensive problem solving strategies ·Cooperative learning strategies ·CMT-type questions CMTembedded in homework and classwork assignments

Person(s) Responsible Administration

Beginnin g Date 9/10

Ending Date 6/11

Evidence of Success Improved performance on standardized tests and common assessments Improved performance on standardized tests and common assessments

Math Dept.

10/10

ongoing

Math Dept. p

9/10

ongoing g g

Improved p p performance on standardized tests and common assessments

NBIS Action Plan Goal: By 2012, 80% of our students will be at or above state goal in mathematics, reading, and writing mathematics reading

Needed Improvement 6. Intervention needed for students who fail to make satisfactory progress in Tier 1

Activities ·Ongoing team-level teamand core RTI meetings g ·Development of individualized action plans ·Implementation of Tier 2 intervention periods

Person(s) Responsible ·Administration ·RTI Team ·Language arts and mathematics teachers ·NBSS paras

Beginning Date 9/10

Ending Date ongoing

Evidence of Success Improved p performance on standardized tests and common assessments

7. Intervention needed for students who fail to make satisfactory ti f t progress in Tier 2 or Tier 3

·Referral to core RTI Team ·Evaluation and revision (as needed) of a targeted intervention plan ·Consideration for additional services +/+/testing

·Administration ·RTI Team ·Special services staff

9/10

ongoing

Improved performance on standardized tests and common assessments t

NBIS Action Plan Goal: By 2012, 80% of our students will be at or above state goal in mathematics, reading, and b t t li th ti di d writing

Needed Improvement I t 8. Focus on the development of research strategies, to t t i t be implemented (sequentially) in grades 6-8 6Activities ·Development and implementation of standardized guidelines f th id li for the incorporation of research strategies, with a focus on writing ·Development of productproduct-based assignments in the content areas ·Establishment of a program assessment procedure ·Planning meetings at the team and departmental levels d t t ll l ·Lesson planning Person(s) Responsible R ibl ·NBIS Research Team Beginning Date D t 3/10 Ending Date D t 2/11 Evidence of Success Higher achievement level in completion of research papers

9. Incorporation of meaningful, product oriented d t i t d research in the classroom

·NBIS Research Team T ·Dept. Leaders ·All teachers

9/10

ongoing

Higher achievement level in completion of h research papers

NBIS Action Plan Goal: By 2012, 80% of our students will be at or above state goal in mathematics, reading, and writing mathematics reading

Needed Improvement 10. Focus on common assessments and data collection

Activities ·Professional p development in the area of "data teams"teams"in collaboration with ACES ·Team and grade level collaboration ll b ti

Person(s) Responsible ·Administration Dept. ·Dept Leaders ·Core Teams

Beginning Date 10/10

Ending Date 6/11

Evidence of Success Improved p performance on standardized tests and common assessments

North Branford Hi h School N th B f d High S h l

Connecticut Academic Performance Test

( (CAPT) )

2010-11

2010-11 Action Plan - Math Goal:To reach 60% met/above goal by 2010 and 70% by 2012 Goal met ­ Now striving to meet 2012 goal Our students performed Best in probability and statistics Lowest in geometry

Need Improvement Geometry Strand Activities Continue to have All 10th grade g Students take Geometry Person(s) responsible All geometry Teachers Beginning Date Entire 10th g grade y year Ending Date Entire 10th g grade Year Evidence of Success Improvement in geometry strand on live CAPT

Geometry and Use frequent Algebra Strand formative Assessments on DDDM protocols Algebra and Common Assessment/ CAPT Geometry scores analyzed by y y Teacher

All geometry Teachers

1st Quarter Sept./Oct.

Entire 10th grade year June

DDDM protocols show limited number of students in the below l l b l level area Improvement in Common Assessment and practice CAPT scores as shown on DDDM protocols

All 9th and 10th grade math courses

Marking Period 1 during PLCs g

2010 ­ 11 Action Plan - Math Goal:To reach 60% met/above goal by 2010 and 70% by 2012 Goal met ­ Now striving to meet 2012 goal

Need Improvemnt Professional Development for Novice Teachers Activities Person(s) Responsible All Math Teachers Veteran and novice work together All geometry teachers Beginning Date At PLCs Throughout the year Ending Date At PLCs Throughout the year Evidence of Success

Continue to include review of CAPT resources in Dept. Meetings and Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) Continue dedicated h PLC time for 10th grade math teachers

Improvement in student math Achievement on Common Assessments

Professional Development

At PLCs Throughout the year

At PLCs Throughout the year

Improvement in equity of high quality instruction across all geometry sections as measured by frequent observations Universal assessment scores U i l t using Scantron Achievement Series are used with DDDM

Data D t Collection for analysis

All 9th and 10th grade d d courses will use the Scantron Achievement Series

All 9th and 10th d grade Math teachers

September S t b

June f 9th J for Grade March for 10th grade

Goal:To reach 60% met/above goal by 2010 and 70% by 2012 Goal met Now striving for 2012 goal met­ In life science strands students performed Best in cell chemistry and biotechnology Lowest in global interdependence In physical science students performed Best in energy transformation Worst in chemical structures and properties

Needed Improvement Activities Person(s) Responsible Biology PLC Beginning Date Ending Date Evidence of Success Improve scores in Strand ­ global interdependence Realignment biology curriculum; use benchmark Assessments; make connections with content in social studies courses Realignment general science curriculum; use benchmark Assessments; Collaboration ; between general science PLC and chemistry PLC September End of each Marking period Score on Common Assmt.(CA) Performance task; benchmark Assessments Score on Common Assmt.(CA) ( ) Performance task;benchmark Assessments

Improve scores in strand chemical structures and properties

General Science and Chemistry y PLC

September

End of each Marking p period

2010 ­ 11 Action Plan: Reading Goal:To reach 60% met/above goal by 2010 and 70% by 2012 2010 Goal met ­ now striving for 2012 of Success Need Activities Person(s) Beginning Ending Evidence goal

Improvement Reading Interventions used for Reading in DDDM protocol and in RTI Plan All teachers have e c e s ve access to universal assessment results on Scantron Performance series Continue to have all content areas implement a minimum of two RFI ­CAPT activities ContinueContinue Two Research Papers as Common Assessments in 9th grade Continue using C ti i CAPT RFI rubric responsible All teachers for RTI tier 1; all teachers in PLCs Date September June Date Assessments used to track progress of students in DDDM and identified for RTI review

Reading e d g

All teachers e c es

All year ye

All year ye

S ude u ve s ssess e Student universal assessment reading scores are used for DDDM protocol which includes a section on intervention plan for students scoring below level All 9th grade students meet proficiency in reading for information on Practice CAPT; Increased number of 10th grade students met/above goal Successful performance on research Paper; Interdepartment oollaboration of Common expectations of research papers is needed Students bl t St d t able to assess their work th i k in two dimensions: Developing an Interpretation Demonstrating a Critical Stance

Reading for Information (RFI)

All 9th and 10th grade classes

September

March

Reading for Information

All teachers of 9th grade English and Social Studies

English paper during MP2 or 3; Social Studies paper during MP4 September S t b

To Be Determined

Reading f R di for Information

All 9th and 10th d grade English teachers

March M h

Need Improveme nt Response to Literature

2010-11 Action Plan - Reading Goal: To reach 60% met/above goal by 2010 and 70% by 2012 2010 Goal met ­ Now striving for 2012 goal

Activities Person(s) responsible Beginning Date Ending Date Evidence of Success Continue with 9th Grade students Working on 10th Grade G d CAPT activity Continue to have 10th grade Curriculum aligned so CAPT-like text and tasks given Before March. English dept staff attend professional development on reading strategies di i Teachers of 9th grade English Use DDDM protocol on Freshmen CAPT Practice scores; interventions used on target students in English t t t d t i E li h classroom Feedback to 10th grade students on their progress in multiple CAPT-like in-class assessments in this unit; 10th graders have improved scores on Response to Literature Observations of English teachers' instruction includes students engaged in effective di i reading strategies

Sept/Oct 2009

March 2010

Response to Literature

Teachers of 10th grade English

6 weeks before CAPT

CAPT week

Response to Literature

All Teachers Of 9tand 10th Grade English

Sept/Oct 2009

June

2010 ­ 11 Action Plan - Writing Goal:To consistently reach above 70% met/above g y goal by y 2012

Needed Improvement Interdisciplinary Writing Activities 9th Grade CAPT Common Assessment(CA) Two 9th Grade Research Paper Person(s) Responsible All 9th grade social studies teachers All 9th grade Socialstudie and English teachers All teachers in h i Dept. that use the school wide rubric for writing g All Social Studies and English teachers Beginning Date 1st Quarter Sept./Oct Ending Date g 3rd Quarter March Evidence of Success Improvement in CA scores from Q1 through Q3 Improvement in student Writing on Common Assessments School-wide DDDM team analyze student work to determine gaps in performance ; make program changes h

Interdisciplinary Writing

4th Quarter April/May

4th Quarter May/June

Interdisciplinary Writing

Professional dev. in using the School-wide rubric for writing g

1st Quarter Sept./Oct

4th Quarter May/June

Interdisciplinary Writing

9th and 10th Grade CAPT CA Data Review

After the 1st CA

After Administering the 3rd CA

Improvement in CA scores from Q1 through Q3

North Branford CMT and CAPT

Scores Over Time 2006 2010 2006-2010

North Branford CMT and CAPT

Comparison to Surrounding Towns

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