College for Professional Studies
Master of Education
School of Education and Counseling
Thesis - Open Access
Number of Pages
This project provides an overview of the English 9 Essentials program and examines that program through the lens of best practices for each strand of the curriculum. Once the English 9 Essentials program was reviewed, it was determined that the curriculum should be enhanced by the addition of a literature strand using the principles of The Parallel Curriculum Model (Tomlinson et al., 2002) [PMC] and Understanding by Design (Wiggins & McTighe, 2005) [UbD]. The tenants of PMC and UbD were explained and evaluated. These two design methodologies were then applied to creating an overview for the literature strand of English 9 Essentials. Using a template adapted from UbD, a single unit of literature curriculum was prepared as a prototype and peer evaluated.
Date of Award
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Daly, Marlene Y., "A Guide for Best Practices in English 9 Essentials: Literature Strand" (2008). Regis University Student Publications (comprehensive collection). 13.