Take a look at the practices of readers, writers, mathematicians, scientists, and more! Engaging in activities that are connected to these practices can support a significant amount of learning!
Lifelong Practices of Readers:
- Think, write, speak, and listen to understand
- Read often and widely from a range of global and diverse texts
- Read for multiple purposes, including for learning and for pleasure
- Self-select texts based on interest
- Persevere through challenging, complex texts
- Enrich personal language, background knowledge, and vocabulary through reading and communicating with others
- Monitor comprehension and apply reading strategies flexibly
- Make connections (to self, other texts, ideas, cultures, eras, etc.)
Lifelong Practices of Writers:
- Think, read, speak, and listen to support writing
- Write often and widely in a variety of formats, using print and digital resources and tools
- Write for multiple purposes, including for learning and for pleasure
- Persevere through challenging writing tasks
- Enrich personal language, background knowledge, and vocabulary through writing and communicating with others
- Experiment and play with language
- Analyze mentor texts to enhance writing
- Strengthen writing by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach
- Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
- Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
- Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.
- Model with mathematics.
- Use appropriate tools strategically.
- Attend to precision.
- Look for and make use of structure.
- Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.
Science and Engineering Practices:
- Asking questions and defining problems.
- Developing and using models.
- Planning and carrying out investigations.
- Analyzing and interpreting data.
- Using mathematics and computational thinking.
- Constructing explanations and designing solutions.
- Engaging in argument from evidence.
- Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information.
Social Studies Practices:
- Gathering, Interpreting and Using Evidence.
- Chronological Reasoning and Causation.
- Comparison and Contextualization.
- Geographic Reasoning.
- Economics and Economic Systems.
- Civic Participation.
- Perform, Present, Produce.
Physical Education Practices:
- Demonstrates perseverance and resilience
- Advocates for self, others, and community
- Respects and embraces individual and cultural differences
- Adapts to multiple environments
- Acquires skills necessary to live a healthy life
- Demonstrates a commitment to safety
- Uses motivational strategies to encourage self and others’ participation in a physical activity
- Exhibits civility when confronted with adversity
- Connects the physical well-being to social emotional wellness