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What Students Should Know, Understand, Be Able to Do

This page outlines what stduents should Know, Understand, and Be Able to Do based on the Literacy Units of Study.

LSSD ELA Risks and Consequences Unit (#1)

This unit focuses on narrative writing and literary reading with an exploration of cultural tales and myths. The essential questions explored are: How can the consequences of an individual’s risk impact others? How does risk-taking help reach goals?  
  • Teacher: SONJA ABELS
  • Teacher: TERI BAERMANN
  • Teacher: SCOTT BERNSTEIN
  • Teacher: Chad Brandt
  • Teacher: Linda Brooks
  • Teacher: ERIN BURLEIGH
  • Teacher: REBECCA COATS
  • Teacher: ROBERT COLEMAN
  • Teacher: CALLIE DARLAND
  • Teacher: TAMMIE ENDERS
  • Teacher: Kymm Faubus
  • Teacher: KRISTYNA FAULAND
  • Teacher: VICTORIA FLANDERS
  • Teacher: KATIE FORBES
  • Teacher: EILEEN GORDON
  • Teacher: HOLLY GRYTNESS
  • Teacher: Kathryn Holder
  • Teacher: ANGELA KENDALL
  • Teacher: KRISTINE KIRK
  • Teacher: ANTHONY KOUMAROS
  • Teacher: Kim LaFontaine
  • Teacher: Sandi Linn
  • Teacher: CLACEY LONG
  • Teacher: Leah MacDuff
  • Teacher: LINDA MAUER
  • Teacher: MICHELLE MCDERMOTT
  • Teacher: ROSALYN MCWATTERS
  • Teacher: DARLENE MOE
  • Teacher: AUTUMN MORRISON
  • Teacher: Lindsay Nesheim
  • Teacher: KARRIE-ANN NOSBUSCH
  • Teacher: Christie Page
  • Teacher: Kim Rasmussen
  • Teacher: Kathleen Samardzic
  • Teacher: Jennifer Schoenwald
  • Teacher: Andrea Shenk
  • Teacher: KANDI SHOUMAN
  • Teacher: LORI SINNING
  • Teacher: Mackenzie Speare
  • Teacher: Faith Stayner
  • Teacher: JESSAMYN SUMMERS
  • Teacher: Alyssa Wachtveitl
  • Teacher: PATRICK WALKER
  • Teacher: LINDSAY WASHO
  • Teacher: Natalie Woods
  • Teacher: CAROLE ZACHMAN

LSSD ELA Right vs. Wrong Unit (#2)

This unit focuses on literary reading through the study of the text Shiloh, and on opinion writing and  crafting an argument with support from sources. The essential question explored is: What are the right choices?
  • Teacher: SONJA ABELS
  • Teacher: TERI BAERMANN
  • Teacher: SCOTT BERNSTEIN
  • Teacher: Chad Brandt
  • Teacher: ERIN BURLEIGH
  • Teacher: REBECCA COATS
  • Teacher: Sara Coiley
  • Teacher: ROBERT COLEMAN
  • Teacher: SARAH DANIELSON
  • Teacher: CALLIE DARLAND
  • Teacher: TAMMIE ENDERS
  • Teacher: KRISTYNA FAULAND
  • Teacher: EILEEN GORDON
  • Teacher: HOLLY GRYTNESS
  • Teacher: Kathryn Holder
  • Teacher: LISA HOLLAND
  • Teacher: ANGELA KENDALL
  • Teacher: KRISTINE KIRK
  • Teacher: ANTHONY KOUMAROS
  • Teacher: Kim LaFontaine
  • Teacher: Sandi Linn
  • Teacher: CLACEY LONG
  • Teacher: Leah MacDuff
  • Teacher: MICHELLE MCDERMOTT
  • Teacher: ROSALYN MCWATTERS
  • Teacher: AUTUMN MORRISON
  • Teacher: KARRIE-ANN NOSBUSCH
  • Teacher: Christie Page
  • Teacher: Loraina Paiste
  • Teacher: Kim Rasmussen
  • Teacher: Kathleen Samardzic
  • Teacher: Jennifer Schoenwald
  • Teacher: Andrea Shenk
  • Teacher: KANDI SHOUMAN
  • Teacher: LORI SINNING
  • Teacher: Mackenzie Speare
  • Teacher: Faith Stayner
  • Teacher: JESSAMYN SUMMERS
  • Teacher: Alyssa Wachtveitl
  • Teacher: PATRICK WALKER
  • Teacher: LINDSAY WASHO
  • Teacher: CAROLE ZACHMAN

LSSD ELA Landforms Unit (#3)

This unit focuses on informational reading with a focus on text structures as well as research and expository writing with a focus on writing the cause and effect text structure. The essential questions explored are: How does the Earth change? How doe people impact the Earth's land?
  • Teacher: SONJA ABELS
  • Teacher: Anna Arriza
  • Teacher: TERI BAERMANN
  • Teacher: SCOTT BERNSTEIN
  • Teacher: Chad Brandt
  • Teacher: ERIN BURLEIGH
  • Teacher: REBECCA COATS
  • Teacher: Sara Coiley
  • Teacher: ROBERT COLEMAN
  • Teacher: CALLIE DARLAND
  • Teacher: TAMMIE ENDERS
  • Teacher: Kristin Falenski
  • Teacher: KRISTYNA FAULAND
  • Teacher: KATIE FORBES
  • Teacher: EILEEN GORDON
  • Teacher: HOLLY GRYTNESS
  • Teacher: Kathryn Holder
  • Teacher: KRISTINE KIRK
  • Teacher: ANTHONY KOUMAROS
  • Teacher: Kim LaFontaine
  • Teacher: Leah MacDuff
  • Teacher: MICHELLE MCDERMOTT
  • Teacher: ROSALYN MCWATTERS
  • Teacher: AUTUMN MORRISON
  • Teacher: Lindsay Nesheim
  • Teacher: KARRIE-ANN NOSBUSCH
  • Teacher: Christie Page
  • Teacher: Kim Rasmussen
  • Teacher: Kathleen Samardzic
  • Teacher: Jennifer Schoenwald
  • Teacher: LORELLE SCHREIBER
  • Teacher: HEIDI SCOTT
  • Teacher: Andrea Shenk
  • Teacher: KANDI SHOUMAN
  • Teacher: LORI SINNING
  • Teacher: Gretchen Smith
  • Teacher: Mackenzie Speare
  • Teacher: JESSAMYN SUMMERS
  • Teacher: Alyssa Wachtveitl
  • Teacher: PATRICK WALKER
  • Teacher: LINDSAY WASHO
  • Teacher: Natalie Woods
  • Teacher: CAROLE ZACHMAN

LSSD ELA Westward Movement Unit (#4)

This unit focuses on informational and literary reading with an exploration of historical documents and multiple perspectives. The essential question explored is: What motivates people to move?
  • Teacher: SONJA ABELS
  • Teacher: Anna Arriza
  • Teacher: TERI BAERMANN
  • Teacher: Chad Brandt
  • Teacher: ERIN BURLEIGH
  • Teacher: REBECCA COATS
  • Teacher: ROBERT COLEMAN
  • Teacher: CALLIE DARLAND
  • Teacher: TAMMIE ENDERS
  • Teacher: KRISTYNA FAULAND
  • Teacher: KATIE FORBES
  • Teacher: EILEEN GORDON
  • Teacher: HOLLY GRYTNESS
  • Teacher: Kathryn Holder
  • Teacher: KRISTINE KIRK
  • Teacher: ANTHONY KOUMAROS
  • Teacher: Kim LaFontaine
  • Teacher: Leah MacDuff
  • Teacher: ROSALYN MCWATTERS
  • Teacher: AUTUMN MORRISON
  • Teacher: Lindsay Nesheim
  • Teacher: KARRIE-ANN NOSBUSCH
  • Teacher: Christie Page
  • Teacher: Kim Rasmussen
  • Teacher: Kathleen Samardzic
  • Teacher: Jennifer Schoenwald
  • Teacher: Andrea Shenk
  • Teacher: KANDI SHOUMAN
  • Teacher: LORI SINNING
  • Teacher: Mackenzie Speare
  • Teacher: JESSAMYN SUMMERS
  • Teacher: Alyssa Wachtveitl
  • Teacher: PATRICK WALKER
  • Teacher: LINDSAY WASHO
  • Teacher: CAROLE ZACHMAN