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Curriculum and Instruction

Our Mission: In partnership with and dedicated to serving our community, the Boyd County Public School District will ensure that all students acquire knowledge, skills and understanding to empower them to make appropriate life choices.

On this page, you will find curriculum and instruction resources and documents which will assist in planning appropriate instructional activities and assessments for moving all students to proficiency.
 

Kentucky Common Core Standards

Common Core Appendices

English/Language Arts Deconstructed Standards

Math Deconstructed Standards

 

CURRICULUM RESOURCES AND DOCUMENT LINKS

DEVELOPING QUALITY OPEN RESPONSE AND MULTIPLE CHOICE ITEMS FOR THE CLASSROOM

QUESTION WRITING MANUAL - 2012 ADDENDUM

TRANSFORMATIONS - DOWNLOAD PAGE

Published in two volumes, Kentucky's Curriculum Framework provides direction to local schools and districts as they develop curriculum. It offers further explanation of the academic expectations, suggestions on teaching and learning strategies, and multiple resources to assist with the development of curriculum and units of study.

 ATTRIBUTES OF A STANDARDS BASED UNIT OF STUDY

A unit of study is a cohesive and intentional plan for teaching and learning developed to address content standards in a meaningful way.

NEW…HOW TO DEVELOP A STANDARDS-BASED UNIT OF STUDY

KDE’s “How To Develop a Standards-Based Unit of Study” manual has been revised. The 2008 manual contains a revised unit template, information about the components of a unit and lesson plan, sample lesson plans, and a downloadable word document template.

 

 

Additional Info

 LINKS TO INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCES


THE CONTINUOUS INSTRUCTIONAL IMPROVEMENT TECHNOLOGY SYSTEM (CIITS)

Provides access to the new Kentucky Core Academic Standards, the corresponding deconstructed standards/learning targets in English/language arts and mathematics and directly linked, aligned, high-quality, multi-media instructional resources from KET EncycloMedia: Discovery Education. .

CHARACTERISTICS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE TEACHING AND LEARNING (CHETL)

The Kentucky Department of Education worked in teams to develop Characteristics of Highly Effective Teaching and Learning as supports focused on the instructional core.

CHARACTERISTICS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE TEACHING AND LEARNING (CHETL) BY CONTENT AREA

In addition to the common characteristics, each content area below has developed a set of content specific characteristics that demonstrate highly effective teaching and learning. In order to access the characteristics in each content area, please click a content area below.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 LINKS TO CONTENT AREA  RESOURCES
 

KDE Primary Program Page

KDE Arts and Humanities Page

KDE English/Language Arts Page

Carbo™ Reading

On-demand writing released prompts

KDE Mathematics Resource Page

Virtual Manipulatives Library

Graph Paper

Rational Numbers Project; Part I Resources

Rational Numbers Project; Part II Resources

KDE Practical Living/ Career StudiesResource Page

KDE Science Resource Page

KDE Social Studies Resource page

KDE World Languages Resource Page

 

 

 

Contact Us
Boyd County Public Schools
1104 Bob McCullough Drive
Ashland, KY 41102
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Phone: 606-928-4141
Fax: 606-928-4771