Definition of objective:
An objective is a specific step, a milestone, which enables you to accomplish a goal. Setting objectives involves a continuous process of research and decision-making.


Goal: By the spring (test window is the last 12 weeks) of the 2014-15 school year, BASD students will be able to demonstrate proficiency on the next generation assessment in English Language Arts (ELA) and mathematics.

There are four claims for ELA. They are:
READ Critically Claim #1
Students can read closely and analytically to comprehend a range of increasingly complex literary and informational texts.
WRITE Effectively Claim # 2
Students can produce effective writing for a range of purposes and audiences.
SPEAKING & LISTENING Claim #3
Students can employ effective speaking and listening skills for a range of purposes and audiences.
CONDUCT RESEARCH Claim #4
Students engage strategically in collaborative and independent inquiry to investigate/research topics, pose questions, and gather and present information.
USE LANGUAGE Claim #5
Students can use oral and written language skillfully across a range of literacy tasks.