This Understanding by Design Guide Set contains one copy of The Understanding by Design Guide to Creating High-Quality Units and one copy of The Understanding by Design Guide to Advanced Concepts in Creating and Reviewing Units.
In The Understanding by Design Guide to Creating High-Quality Units, Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe share their insights and the practical tips that have helped thousands of educators design curriculum based on the Understanding by Design® (UbD) framework. It features a set of modules containing guiding worksheets and exercises that take you through the three-stage unit design process to
Identify Transfer and Meaning-Making goals (Stage 1)
Develop performance tasks to assess understanding (Stage 2)
Use the A-M-T construct to create more focused and powerful lessons (Stage 3)
The Understanding by Design Guide to Advanced Concepts in Creating and Reviewing Units is designed to complement to the High-Quality Units Guide and is essential for taking your work to a higher plane and measuring the results of your efforts. This Guide features a set of modules containing worksheets, exercises, examples and assessments that take you through steps that are essential to building better units. Modules address such topics as unpacking standards, building high-quality rubrics, differentiating the learning plan and obtaining and using feedback.