Texas miVision Lectura - Grade 4

SLAR Grade 4 | 2020

Publisher: Savvas Learning

Series includes:
TEKS Coverage for
Student Materials
100%

Quality Review

The quality review is the result of extensive evidence gathering and analysis by Texas educators of how well instructional materials satisfy the criteria for quality in the subject-specific rubric. Follow the links below to view the scores and read the evidence used to determine quality.

Standards Alignment

Rubric Section
Grade TEKS Student % TEKS Teacher % ELPS Student % ELPS Teacher %
Grade 4 100% 100% N/A N/A

Criteria for Quality

Rubric Section 2 Texts What students read, see, and hear Total TOTAL100% (12 out of 12 points) 100%
Section 2 Texts What students read, see, and hear Total 100% (12 out of 12 points)
2.1
Materials include high-quality texts for SLAR instruction and cover a range of student interests.
4 out of 4 points

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2.3
Texts are appropriately challenging and are at an appropriate level of complexity to support students at their grade level.
4 out of 4 points

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Materials include a variety of text types and genres across content that meet the requirements of the TEKS for each grade level.
4 out of 4 points

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Rubric Section 3 Literacy Practices and Text Interactions Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening, Thinking, Inquiry, and Research Total TOTAL100% (46 out of 46 points) 100%
Section 3 Literacy Practices and Text Interactions Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening, Thinking, Inquiry, and Research Total 100% (46 out of 46 points)

3.A Reading: Questions and Tasks

3.A.1
Materials contain questions and tasks that support students in analyzing and integrating knowledge, ideas, topics, themes, and connections within and across texts.
4 out of 4 points

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3.A.2
Materials contain questions and tasks that require students to analyze the language, key ideas, details, craft, and structure of individual texts.
4 out of 4 points

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3.A.3
Materials include a cohesive, year-long plan for students to interact with and build key academic vocabulary in and across texts.
4 out of 4 points

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3.A.4
Materials include a clearly defined plan to support and hold students accountable as they engage in independent reading.
1 out of 1 points

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3.B Writing

3.B.1
Materials provide support for students to develop composition skills across multiple text types for a variety of purposes and audiences.
4 out of 4 points

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3.B.2
Most written tasks require students to use clear and concise information and well-defended text-supported claims to demonstrate the knowledge gained through analysis and synthesis of texts.
4 out of 4 points

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3.B.3
Over the course of the year, composition convention skills are applied in increasingly complex contexts, with opportunities for students to publish their writing.
4 out of 4 points

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3.B.4
Materials include practice for students to write legibly in cursive. (Grades 3-5 only)
1 out of 1 points

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3.C Speaking and Listening

3.C.1
Materials support students’ listening and speaking about texts.
4 out of 4 points

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3.C.2
Materials engage students in productive teamwork and in student-led discussions, in both formal and informal settings.
4 out of 4 points

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3.D Inquiry and Research

3.D.1
Materials engage students in both short-term and sustained recursive inquiry processes to confront and analyze various aspects of a topic using relevant sources.
4 out of 4 points

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3.E Integration of SLAR Skills

3.E.1
Materials contain interconnected tasks that build student knowledge and provide opportunities for increased independence.
4 out of 4 points

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3.E.2
Materials provide spiraling and scaffolded practice.
4 out of 4 points

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Rubric Section 4 Developing and Sustaining Foundational Literacy Skills Total TOTAL100% (12 out of 12 points) 100%
Section 4 Developing and Sustaining Foundational Literacy Skills Total 100% (12 out of 12 points)
4.1
Materials provide systematic instruction and practice of foundational skills, including opportunities for phonics and word analysis skills (e.g., examination of grade-level prefixes and suffixes, decoding of multisyllabic words by using syllabication, and automaticity with grade-level orthographic rules and patterns).
4 out of 4 points

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4.2
Materials include diagnostic tools and provide opportunities to assess student mastery, in and out of context, at regular intervals for teachers to make instructional adjustments.
4 out of 4 points

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4.3
Materials provide frequent opportunities for students to practice and develop oral and silent reading fluency while reading a wide variety of grade-appropriate texts at the appropriate rate with accuracy and expression to support comprehension.
4 out of 4 points

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Rubric Section 5 Program Monitoring How well do materials help teachers monitor and respond to student progress toward grade-level development? Total TOTAL100% (6 out of 6 points) 100%
Section 5 Program Monitoring How well do materials help teachers monitor and respond to student progress toward grade-level development? Total 100% (6 out of 6 points)
5.1
Materials include developmentally-appropriate diagnostic tools (e.g. formative and summative progress monitoring) and guidance for teachers, students, and administrators to monitor progress.
2 out of 2 points

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5.2
Materials include guidance for teachers and administrators to analyze and respond to data from diagnostic tools.
2 out of 2 points

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5.3
Materials include frequent, embedded opportunities for monitoring progress.
2 out of 2 points

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Rubric Section 6 Supports for All Learners How well do the materials support teachers in meeting the needs of students with diverse learning needs? Total TOTAL100% (4 out of 4 points) 100%
Section 6 Supports for All Learners How well do the materials support teachers in meeting the needs of students with diverse learning needs? Total 100% (4 out of 4 points)
6.1
Materials include guidance, scaffolds, supports, and extensions that maximize student learning potential.
2 out of 2 points

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6.2
Materials provide a variety of instructional methods that appeal to a variety of learning interests and needs.
2 out of 2 points

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6.3
Materials include supports for English Learners (ELs) to meet grade-level learning expectations.
Not scored

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Rubric Section 7 Implementation How user-friendly are the materials and how do they support students, teachers and administrators in assuring strong implementation? Total TOTAL90% (9 out of 10 points) 90%
Section 7 Implementation How user-friendly are the materials and how do they support students, teachers and administrators in assuring strong implementation? Total 90% (9 out of 10 points)
7.1
Materials include year-long plans with practice and review opportunities that support instruction.
2 out of 2 points

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7.2
Materials include implementation support for teachers and administrators.
2 out of 2 points

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7.3
Materials provide implementation guidance to meet variability in programmatic design and scheduling considerations.
2 out of 2 points

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7.4
Materials provide guidance on fostering connections between home and school.
1 out of 2 points

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7.5
The visual design of student and teacher materials (whether in print or digital) is neither distracting nor chaotic.
2 out of 2 points

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Rubric Section 8 Bilingual Program Model Considerations Materials provide support for use in bilingual education programs. Total TOTAL0% (0 out of 0 points) 0%
Section 8 Bilingual Program Model Considerations Materials provide support for use in bilingual education programs. Total 0% (0 out of 0 points)
8.1
Materials provide clear guidance specific to bilingual program model.
Not scored

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8.2
Materials support teachers in understanding the connection between content presented in each language and provide guidance on how to help students understand this connection.
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8.3
Materials in Spanish are authentic and culturally relevant.
Not scored

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Rubric Section 9 Additional Information Additional program information is provided by publishers. Information not available.
Section 9 Additional Information Additional program information is provided by publishers. Information not available.
9.1
Technology Specifications

9.2
Price Information

9.3
Professional Learning Opportunities

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