Electronic Portfolio - Entry 5.4/Unit Modification Project

Standard C: Program Planning, Developmentally Appropriate Instruction, Progress Evaluation, and Program Effectiveness Monitoring

SPED 445/545
Social and Natural Sciences for Special Educators

Unit Modification Project

Case Study                                                                                                                       _____ / 10

    • A detailed synopsis of the student is provided (10)

Textbook Analysis                                                                                                          _____ / 30

    • Checklist for Considerate Text Characteristics (10)
    • Readability level (10)
    • Chapter analysis (2)
    • Bias (2)
    • Supplemental activities (2)
    • Teacher’s guide (2)
    • Personal opinion (2)

Copy of a Unit                                                                                                                    _____ / 5

    • 20-30 pages from a textbook (5)

Modifications and Adaptations                                                                                     _____ / 70 

    • A graphic organizer shows the “big ideas” within the unit (5)
    • A list of Internet addresses pertaining to the “big ideas” in the unit along with a brief summary and critique of each site is provided (10)
    • One chapter or section is color coded using an appropriate method (5)
    • 10-15 vocabulary words that support the “big ideas” are described (10)
    • LINCS Tables (5)
    • FRAME (5)
    • TRIMS Learning Sheet (5)
    • 2 student assignments for the unit have been developed (5)
    • 2 Quality Assignment Planning Worksheets (10)
    • 2 Assignment Windows (5)
    • 2 alternate assessments for the unit have been developed (5)

Professional appearance                                                                                                 _____ / 10

    • title page (2)
    • organization (2)
    • cohesion (1)
    • neatness (1)
    • grammar (1)
    • spelling (1)
    • punctuation (1)
    • usefulness (1)

    Total: _____ / 125

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