Additional Resources and Support:

WR Acquisition Lesson Template



E-A-T-S Resources - to use when writing lessons


Created by Central Columbia - edits and additions made by WR

Word KUD Planner


Sample Acquisition Lesson on Creating an Acquisition Lesson

This is NOT our 2011 Template. THis is an instructional tool that breaks down the lesson planning, writing model.

Graphic Organizers Research Articles: Resources from the Graphic Organizer Workshop

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More Graphic Organizers!: If you use any of these please give the following credit: “Graphic Organizers developed by teachers from Pomperaug Region 15, Middlebury/Southbury, CT as a resource for teachers. Used with permission.”

MATH Graphic Organizers K-12: Check out this link for tons of standard-specific graphic organizers and worksheets - Includes HIGH SCHOOL COURSES!

Article on how to use GO in Middle School Math:

David Hyerle's Thinking Maps

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Here are several books that support our initiatives. These are not created by LFS, but offer ideas about subjects like summarizing in any subject, writing, reading in science and math, and activators. I will buy one of each, but perhaps one would really benefit you?
Summarization In Any Subject: 50 Techniques To Improve Student Learning
Summarization In Any Subject: 50 Techniques To Improve Student Learning
Summarizers: Activity Structures to Support Integration and Retention of New Learning
Summarizers: Activity Structures to Support Integration and Retention of New Learning
Activators: Activity Structures to Engage Student's Thinking Before Instruction
Activators: Activity Structures to Engage Student's Thinking Before Instruction
Standards-Based Science: Graphic Organizers, Rubrics, and Writing Prompts for Middle Grade Students
Standards-Based Science: Graphic Organizers, Rubrics, and Writing Prompts for Middle Grade Students
Research-Based Strategies to Ignite Student Learning: Insights from a Neurologist and Classroom Teacher
Research-Based Strategies to Ignite Student Learning: Insights from a Neurologist and Classroom Teacher
Big Book of Science - Elementary K-6
Big Book of Science - Elementary K-6
OTHERS: TEaching Reading in Mathematics



This LFS Power Point gives big picture, but remember that everything on it may not apply to us right now!

WR Initial Implementation Plan:


Check out this great Wiki that answers the question "How Does LFS fit in with CFF?" Plus TONS of resources! CFF and LFS Connection