Great Expectations Online Resource Guide
Goal: Provide G.E. educators with an online implementation resource.
I. Expectation: Clicking on the green ‘Expectation #_” links to a printable poster of the Expectation.
II. Life Principle: Clicking on the green Life Principle words links to a printable poster of the Life Principle with definition.
III. Life Principle Word: Clicking on the blue Life Principle word links to the word in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary.
IV. Quote: Clicking on the green words of the quote links to a printable poster of the quote.
V. Callback: Clicking on the green Callback word links to a printable callback resource sheet for all of the 8 Expectations.
VI. Hand sign for Expectation: Clicking on the green ‘Hand Sign for Expectation #_” links to a printable resource sheet with all of the hand signs for the 8 Expectations.
VII. Literature Connections:
A. Words in blue link to a web resource that may be:
1. Text of the literature resource
2. Video of literature resource being read (includes video length) **Caution: See Below
3. Site where literature resource may be purchased
4. Author name links to a biography (if available)
B. Words in Green link to a printable copy of the literature text.
A. Words in blue link to a video with the music or a website where
music may be found or downloaded. (includes video length)
B. Words in green link to a printable copy of the lyrics.
VIII. Video Link: Words in blue link to a video supporting the Expectation.
**Caution: See Below
A. LEXICON – For Lower Elementary clicking on green LEXICON links to a printable Lexicon Resource sheet to be used by students.
B. Selection of lexicon elements that may be used
C. Word Wall Vocabulary: Clicking on blue words link directly to their place in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary.
D. Lexicon Resource Sheet – Links to a printable list of Lexicon elements
E. Vocabulary Activity related to the Expectation
F. ‘Dictionary’ web-links directly to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary so any word may be looked up immediately online.
X. Introductory Activity – An introductory activity related to the Expectation: Green words link to a printable resource sheet.
XI. Cooperative Learning Structure – Instructions for a cooperative structure that may be used with the introductory activity.
XII. Writing Activity – Related writing activity – Green words link to a printable resource sheet
XIII. Brain-Break –Green words link to a printable Brain Break Resource sheet. Blue words link to an active video link or a brain-break resource that may include a video link. **Caution: See Below.
XIV. Celebration – Green word links to a printable Celebration Resource
which includes a list of celebrations with directions.
**Caution: Some of the online videos have brief advertisements attached at the beginning that may be inappropriate for viewing by students and need to be cued before showing.