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									                                                        Norfolk School Division
                                                2010-2011 working copy of Indistar Plan
                                                       Revised March 10, 2011
                                                          MATHEMATICS

School: Lafayette Winona             Goal Leaders:                                Goal: Students will demonstrate increased student learning and
Middle School                        Bart Irwin- Math Department Chair            reach the Adequate Yearly Progress benchmark.

Evidence of Need:                                                                 Evidence of Success:
A 50% of students with disabilities passed the state assessment in 2009.          A. 70% of students with disabilities will pass the state assessment
B. 55% of students in Pre-Algebra 7 and 8 passed the Math 8 SOL.                  B. 70% of students taking the Math 8 SOL will pass.
C. Passing scores on the 2009 SOL dropped 18% on the Geometry EOC.                C. 95% of students in Geometry will pass the EOC assessment
D. 36% of students were proficient on the Quarter 2 Algebra assessment.           D. 95% of students in Algebra 1 will pass the EOC assessment
E. Classroom observations revealed that teachers are not writing learning         E. 100% of teachers will write objectives that meet the criteria.
objectives that meet the criteria for improving student learning.

                  Tasks                     Need     USED           Task             Team           Resources/Staff      Reporting        Completion
                                            A, B,    Indi-         Manager          Members          Development         Method &           Date
                                            etc.     cator                                             Needed            Timeframe
                                                       #
1. Teachers will be provided follow up      E         96       Learning Walk      All math         PD from Math         Weekly walk       PD 2.15
professional development on writing                            Team               teachers         Department Chair     through           Weekly
appropriate learning objectives.                                                                                        observations.     observations
                                                                                                                                          occurring
                                                                                                                                          currently
2. General Ed. and special Ed. will         A          96      Math Department    All Gen ed.      Models of            Weekly            Weekly
collaboratively plan for instruction that                      Chair              and Sp. Ed       collaborative        classroom
differentiates for students needs.                             Spec. Ed           Math teachers    teaching.            visit.
                                                               Department Chair
3. Teachers will provide targeted           B, C,      109     Math Department    All math         Attendance           Math Pull Out     Odd Days
remediation during Math Pull Out based      D                  Chair              teachers         support from all     Data Form         Updated
upon student need, as evidenced by                                                                 teachers             with ‘pre’ and    Report Due
CFAs.                                                                                                                   ‘post’            for March.
                                                                                                                        assessments




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4. Academic Success Block will be          B, C,   109   Math Dept. Chair   All Math    Data Analysis      Lesson Plans     Even Days
structured to meet the needs of the entire D             Yashaahla (6)      teachers
class, as evidenced by CFAs.                             Garrett (7)
                                                         Martinez (8)
                                                         Rodriguez (A)
                                                         Johnson (G)
5. Carnegie Learning will be targeted to   B, C,   109   Math Department    All math    Lab Time           Usage reports.   Monthly
address the individual student needs.      D             Chair              teachers
Identified need will be identified from                                                                    Data Binder
data analysis of CFAs
6. Algebra and Geometry students will      C, D    109   Math Dept. Chair   Irwin       SOL Recovery       Contract for     Monthly
have opportunity to receive assistance                                      Rodriguez   Staff              Success
during SOL remediation to recover                        Kim Rodriguez /    Johnson
material missed during 1st semester.                     Christi Johnson                Contract for
                                                                                        Success
7. Teachers will attend professional       A       96    Sp. Ed             All math    PD from district   Classroom        Ongoing-
development on differentiating                           Department Chair   teachers                       Observations     weekly
instruction for students with special
needs.




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                                                               ENGLISH
School: Lafayette Winona            Goal Leader:                             Goal: Students will have the ability and desire to continue to
Middle School                       Katina S. Dunbar Communication Skills    increase their writing ability and meet or exceed world class
                                    Department Chair                         standards.
Evidence of Need:                                                            Evidence of Success:
   A. 6th grade students scored an average of 56% on the Quarter 2               A. 70% of the 6th grade students will meet expectations on the
      Writing Test.                                                                  Quarter 3 Writing Test
   B. 7th grade students scored an average of 61% on the Quarter 2               B. 75% of the 7th grade students will meet expectations on the
      Writing Test.                                                                  Quarter 3 Writing Test.
   C. 8th grade students scored 60% on the Quarter 2 Writing Test.               C. 85% of the 8th grade students will meet expectations on the
   D. Objectives do not meet the learning criteria.                                  Writing SOL.
   E. 38% of the students with disabilities passed the Writing SOL for the       D. 100% of the teachers will write learning objectives that meet
      2009-2010 school year.                                                         the specific designated criteria.
                                                                                 E. 60% of the students with disabilities will pass the Writing
                                                                                     SOL for the 2010-2011 school year.
                 Tasks                     Need    USED      Task                   Team               Resources/        Reporting Completion
                                           A, B,   Indi-   Manager                Members                  Staff         Method &          Date
                                           etc.    cator                                              Development       Timeframe
                                                      #                                                   Needed
1. Teachers will participate in power      A, B,     96  Communicati         Communication           Communication District           January
planning sessions                          C, D          on Skills           Skills Teachers         Skills Teachers Meeting          2011
                                           E             Department
                                                         Chair
2. Teachers will use the time during       A, B,    109  Communicati         Communication         Planning and      Data            Ongoing
ASB(Academic Success Block) to             C, D          on Skills           Skills Teachers       Data Minutes,     minutes
remediate.                                 E             Department                                Materials that    report
                                                         Chair                                     reinforce those
                                                         David Squires                             weak objectives
                                                         and Jennifer
                                                         Whitmore
3. Special Education teachers will         A, B,     96  Communicati         Communication         All Special       Minutes from    Ongoing
participate in writing planning sessions   C, E          on Skills           Skills Teachers and   Education         Collaborative   weekly
to provide effective instruction for all                 Department          Special Education     teachers          planning
co-taught students.                                      Chair               Teachers                                sessions

                                                            Jennifer
                                                            Whitmore



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4. Students will keep student learning       A, B,   109   Communicati     Communication     Selected data     Periodic       Ongoing
plans to track their data and progress on    C, D          on Skills       Skills Teachers   reports from      folder
all assessments. Teachers will use this      E             Department                        CFAs and          checks &
data to plan for small group                               Chair                             quarterly tests   lesson plan
differentiated instruction.                                Keisha                                              monitoring
                                                           Jackson
5. Monthly writing projects that target      A, B,   96    Communicati     Communication     Data from the     December       March 2011
those areas in Revising that need            C, D          on Skills       Skills Teachers   Quarter tests     2010-March
improvement                                  E             Department                                          2011.
                                                           Chair
                                                           Katina
                                                           Dunbar and
                                                           David Squires
6. Saturday SOL Prep program will be         A, B,   109   Communicati     Communication     Data from the     Saturday       Ongoing
available to students up until the           C, D          on Skills       Skills Teachers   Quarter tests     school         weekly
Saturday prior to students taking the        E             Department                                          attendance
SOL test.                                                  Chair                                               records
                                                           Monica
                                                           McDonald
7. Teachers will provide weekly after        A, B,   109   Communicati     Communication     Data from the     D2SC           Ongoing
school remediation using the objective       C, D          on Skills       Skills Teachers   Quarter tests     grouping       weekly
performance grouping report to target        E             Department                                          reports from
specific students and specific objectives.                 Chair                                               CFAs and
                                                           Monica                                              quarterly
                                                           McDonald                                            tests
                                                           and Keisha
                                                           Jackson
8. Teachers will be provided follow-up       D       96    Communicati     Communication     Communication     Minutes from   Ongoing
professional development on writing                        on Skills       Skills Teachers   Skills            professional   weekly
appropriate learning objectives.                           Department                        Curriculum        development
                                                           Chair                                               and
                                                                                                               continuous
                                                                                                               learning
                                                                                                               walks




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9. Students will work in the computer          A, B,      109     Communicati        Communication            Teachers will         January –        March 2011
lab on various interactive websites to         C, D               on Skills          Skills Teachers          examine the           March 2011
assist in those revising and editing areas     E                  Department                                  data from the
for improvement.                                                  Chair                                       CFA’s and
                                                                  Katina                                      Quarter tests to
                                                                  Dunbar and                                  individualize
                                                                  Monica                                      instruction.
                                                                  McDonald



                                                                       SCIENCE
School Lafayette-Winona Middle        Goal Leader:                                          Goal: Students will think critically and use problem solving skills, as
School                                Tekita Blackwell- Science Department Chair            they make connections between science and the “real-world.”

Evidence of Need:                                                                           Evidence of Success:
A. Overall Mastery of 7th grade students on LS.1h (continuous line graphs are interpreted   A. 70% of the students will achieve Mastery on Scientific Investigation
and used to make predictions) was 67.4%.                                                    (SOL6.1, LS.1, PS.1, ES.1, BIO.1) on CFA data and Quarterly data.
B. Overall Mastery of 7th grade students on LS.6a (energy transfer between the sun and      B. Quarterly and CFA data will reveal a 10% increase of students’
chlorophyll) was 56.8%.                                                                     overall Objective Mastery performance in targeted SOL strands.
C. Overall Mastery of 7th grade students on LS.6b (transformation of water and carbon
dioxide into sugar and oxygen) was 52.6%.
D. Overall Mastery of 8th grade students on PS.1g (data tables showing the IV, DV,
constants, control and repeated trials are constructed and interpreted) was 28.7%.
E. Overall Mastery of 8th grade students on PS.8 (investigate and understand
characteristics of sound and technological applications of sound waves) was 67.4%.

                   Tasks                       Need        USED              Task                Team              Resources/ Staff     Reporting        Completion
                                               A, B,      Indicator         Manager             Members             Development         Method &           Date
                                               etc.           #                                                        Needed           Timeframe
1. Teachers will implement inquiry-based      A, D           96        Dept. Chair          All 6th, 7th and 8th   Follow up,          Lesson plan      Ongoing
   instruction through the use of                                      Danielle Williams    grade science          Professional        records          weekly
   cooperative learning and                                            Dzarr Daniels        teachers               Development
   experimentation.                                                                                                                    Observations
2. Monitor the implementation of students     B, C, E        96        Tekita Blackwell     Dept Chair             Develop a form      Lesson plan      Ongoing
   and teachers incorporating visual                                   (Dept. Chair)                               to monitor the      records          weekly
   literacy and interactive word walls into                                                                        implementation
   their weekly lesson plans.                                                                                      success.            Observations




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3. Teachers will daily incorporate             A, B       96        Dept. Chair        All 6th, 7th and 8th   Collaborate        Lesson plans   Ongoing
   experimental design activities, utilizing                        Susan Ziller       grade science          during vertical                   weekly
   warm-ups, and real world scenarios to                            Cheryl Greene      teachers               planning session   Observations
   review scientific investigation skills                                                                     (Block 2)
   (analyzing charts and graphs, indentify
   the IV and DV).
4. Monitor the use of the Science              A, B,                Tekita Blackwell   Dept Chair             Follow up,         Lesson plan    Ongoing
   Standards of Learning Curriculum            C, D,                (Dept. Chair)                             Professional       records        weekly
   Framework document as a tool for            E                                                              Development
   aligning objectives, performance
   assessments, and inquiry-based
   activities.

                                                           SOCIAL STUDIES
School: Lafayette-Winona               Goal Leader: Laura Hulings                      Goal: Students will have the ability to use critical thinking skills
                                                                                       in History to meet or exceed world class standards.
Evidence of Need:                                                                      Evidence of Success:
A. Pre-assessment data is not consistently & effectively utilized to effectively group A. 100% teachers will have unit groupings, based upon the unit
students and deliver instruction; Only 2 of 5 team members have consistently &         pre-assessment, clearly identified in the instructional resource
effectively utilized data-driven groupings (USII.6d, CE.8a) during instructional       binder. Lesson plans will clearly delineate data-based assignments
delivery. Coaching & in-class support is needed. Update 3/10/11—This remains a a minimum of two times per week (with an ultimate goal of every
need for grades 6 and 7; grade 8 is moving into their SOL review and students will class meeting).
be grouped by objective.                                                               B. 70% of students will demonstrate mastery of this skill on DQT
B. Student performance on analyzing primary and secondary source documents on #3. Students will analyze primary and secondary source
the Quarter 2 District Benchmark and CFAs identifies this as an area of concern.       documents a minimum of two times per week (this may be in
(USI.7b, USII.5c, CE.12b)                                                              delivery of new material or remediation).
C. Student Performance (Quarter tests and CFAs) by teacher on specific objectives C. Teachers will discuss specific delivery of learning objectives to
is inconsistent across grade level teams. (USI.8, USII.7, USII.8, CE.6d)               ensure consistent implementation; teachers will “share” students,
D. Student performance on analyzing and interpreting maps on CFAs identifies           so that teachers’ strengths in one area will reach more students.
this as an area of concern. (USI.8a, USII.7b)                                          C. 100% students will analyze and interpret maps a minimum of
                                                                                       two times per week (this may be in delivery of new material or
                                                                                       remediation)
                                                                                       D. 100% of lesson plans will reflect appropriate learner objectives
                                                                                       & evidence of use of performance data to drive instruction.
                  Tasks                    Need       USED                Task                Team             Resources /     Reporting       Completion
                                           A, B,    Indicator           Manager             Members               Staff        Method &            Date
                                            etc.        #                                                     Development Timeframe
                                                                                                                 Needed



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1. Lesson plans will be revised &         A       109   Hulings—Dept.        All social studies                    Weekly to      On-going
monitored for leveled assignments.                      Chair                teachers                              team via
This remains a task for grades 6 and 7.                                                                            shared
                                                        Narlis—Coach                                               folders
2. Professional development on team       A, C    109   Flemings—            Hulings,            Identification    Quarterly      January 25th
teaching will be provided to team                       Principal            Callahan, Capel,    of pairings &     Observation
members.                                                                     Pruitt, Delk, Tripp start date from   Report
                                                                                                 team.
3. Teachers will establish                A, C    109   Hulings—Dept.        All social studies Facilitator        Monthly        February
routines/norms for team teaching                        Chair                teachers                              dept. report   15th
partnerships.
                                                        Narlis—Coach
4. Administrators will perform team       A, B    109   Flemings—            Administration       Walkthrough      Quarterly      On-going
walkthroughs every other day to                         Principal                                 Checklist        report from
monitor implementation of level                                                                                    database
assignments and primary and
secondary source analysis.
5. Teachers will provide differentiated   A       109   Hulings              All social studies   PD on tiered Team               On-going
instruction based on unit pre-                                               teachers (data       assignments— planning
assessment data. This remains a task                    Delk                 teams)               gifted res.  minutes
for grades 6 and 7.                                                                               Teacher,
6. Lesson plans and CFAs will             B       96    Hulings              All social studies                Weekly to          Ongoing
include primary and secondary source                                         teachers                          team via
analysis.                                               D. Williams                                            shared
                                                                                                               folders
7. Teachers will discuss specific         A, B,   96    Hulings              All social studies                Team               Ongoing
delivery of learning objectives to        C, D          Tripp-Grades 6 and   teachers                          Planning
ensure consistent implementation.                       7                                                      Minutes

                                                        Pruitt-Grade 8
8. Analyze campus performance data        C       109   Hulings—Dept         All social studies                    Team           Ongoing
by teacher to identify teachers’                        Chair                teachers                              Planning
strengths to drive                                                                                                 Minutes
reteaching/remediation.                                 Narlis--Coach
9. Lesson plans and CFAs will             D       96    Callahan-Grades 6    All social studies                    Team           Ongoing
include analyzing and interpreting                      and 7                teachers                              Planning
maps.                                                                                                              Minutes
                                                        Capel-Grade 8


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                                                             READING
School: Lafayette-Winona            Goal Leaders: Amelia Zukoski reading         Goal: Students will have the ability and desire to continue to
Middle school                       Department chair                             increase their reading comprehension and engagement

Evidence of Need:                                                                Evidence of Success:
   F. Per the Virginia Department of Education school report card, 43% of           F. 70% of students with disabilities will pass the state
      students with disabilities passed the reading state assessment for 2009-         assessment.
      2010                                                                          G. 70% or higher of 6th grade students will meet expectations on
   G. 6th grade students scored 43.8% on images created by language(6.4c) and          the 3rd quarter benchmark test for objective (6.4c) (6.5a)
      41.7% on identify the question (6.5a), for the February CFA                   H. 70% or higher of 7th grade students will meet expectations on
   H. 7th grade students scored 27% on inferences and conclusions (7.5f) and           the 3rd quarter reading benchmark test for objectives (7.5f),
      42% on summary (7.6f)                                                            (7.6f).
   I. 8th grade students scored 52% on summarize and critique (8.6I) and 40%        I. 70% or higher of 8th grade students will meet expectations on
      on vocabulary (8.4 b)                                                            the 3rd quarter reading benchmark test for objectives (8.6I)
   J. Teachers have begun to implement specific learners objectives, teachers          and (8.4b).
      are still in need of providing learners objectives that match the task        J. 85% of all staff will implement effectively learner objectives
      analysis                                                                         that match the task analysis.

                 Tasks                     Need    USED         Task                  Team               Resources/        Reporting     Completion
                                           A, B,   Indi-     Manager                 Members                Staff          Method &        Date
                                           etc.    cator                                                Development        Timeframe
                                                     #                                                     Needed
1. ASB will used to remediate objectives   A, B,    109  Reading Chair           Reading Teachers    Planning and         Data           Ongoing
from content CFA’s and TFHS                D             Monroe, Zukoski,                            Data minutes/        minutes
                                                         Walters                                     comprehension        report
                                                                                                     materials
2. Students will use computer lab          A, B,    109    Reading Chair         Reading teachers    Computer             Should         Ongoing
program, Monday and Friday in              D               Woods, Zukoski                            program focus of     begin
preparation for computerized SOL                           (7), Walter/ J.                           literacy and SOL     February
                                                           Spence                                    comprehension
                                                                                                     questions/ access
                                                                                                     to computer labs/
                                                                                                     Teachers
3. Special Education teachers will         A, B,     96    Reading Chair      All special            Facilitator          Minutes        Ongoing
participate in reading planning sessions   C,              Ash, Harb, Thomas, education and                               from           weekly
to provide effective instruction for all   D,E             Zukoski            reading teachers.                           planning
co-taught students.                                                                                                       sessions
                                                                                                                          And
                                                                                                                          planning
                                                                                                                          agenda
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4. Students will keep student learning       A, B,   109   Reading Chair       reading teachers   Student data        Periodic       Ongoing
plans to track their data and progress on    C, D                                                 portfolio,          Data
all assessments. Teachers will use this                    Reading Chair and                      Selected data       portfolio
data to plan for small group                               All grade level                        reports from        checks &
differentiated instruction.                                teachers                               CFAs and            lesson plan
                                                                                                  quarterly tests,    monitoring
5. Reading teachers will participate in      A, B,   96    Wood , Walters,     All reading        District meeting    Minutes        February
power planning sessions.                     C, D,         Squires, Spence,    teachers                               from power     2011
                                             E             Monroe, Zukoski                                            planning
                                                                                                                      sessions
6. Saturday SOL Prep program will be         A, B,   109   Reading Chair       Selected reading   Permission slips    Saturday       Ongoing
available to students up until the           C, D                              teachers                               school         weekly
Saturday prior to students taking the                      Wood / Zukoski                                             attendance     beginning
SOL test.                                                                                                             records        March
7. Teachers will provide weekly after        A, B,   109   Reading Chair       reading teachers   Snacks,             D2SC           Ongoing
school remediation using the objective       C, D                                                 permission slips,   grouping       weekly
performance grouping report to target                      Wood / Zukoski                         teachers            reports from
specific students and specific objectives.                                                                            CFAs and
                                                                                                                      quarterly
                                                                                                                      tests
8. Teachers will be provided follow-up       E       96    Reading Chair and   reading teachers   Reading             Minutes        Ongoing
professional development on reading                        Walters                                curriculum          from           weekly
appropriate learning objectives.                                                                  Feedback            professional
                                                                                                                      developmen
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                                                                                                                      continuous
                                                                                                                      learning
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