GANAG is the acronym for a 21st century daily lesson planning schema created by Jane E. Pollock who updated the ubiquitous Master Teacher schema by Madeline C. Hunter.  Using research introduced by Jane E. Pollock and her colleagues in Classroom Instruction that Works, (1st edition, Marzano, Pickering and Pollock, 2001) Jane updated Madeline Hunter's schema: 

Mastery TEACHING  -- Madeline C. Hunter 1972

O – set objective

A – anticipatory set

I/M – input/modeling

GP – guided practice

IP – independent practice

Check for Understanding/Monitor and Adjust

C – closure

 

Master LEARNERS - 21st century Learners (Pollock, 2007)

G - students interact with the goals and objectives (i.e., using scoresheets)

            feedback - formative assessment

Aaccess prior student knowledge

         feedback - formative assessment

Nnew information (declarative or procedural)

          feedback - formative assessment

Aapply thinking skills/strategic practice

          feedback - formative assessment

G – generalize, goal review

 

Homework -- and Assessment  

 

9 High Yield Strategies and GANAG:

The five-stage GANAG lesson planning and delivery schema cues teachers to plan to deliberately teach students to use the 9 high yield strategies every day to learn better:

 

G GOAL/standard or objective stage

Set objectives and provide feedback.

Recognize effort and provide recognition.

A ACCESS PRIOR KNOWLEDGE stage

Identify similarities and differences.

Use nonlinguistic representations.

Use cooperative learning.

Use questions, cues, and advance organizers.

 N NEW INFORMATION stage

Summarize and take notes.

Provide practice.

Use cooperative learning.

Use questions, cues, and advance organizers.

A  APPLY stage

Identify similarities and differences.

Provide practice.

Generate and test hypotheses.

Use questions, cues, and advance organizers.

G GOAL REVIEW or summarize stage

Set objectives and provide feedback. Recognize effort and provide recognition.

 

As students use the high-yield strategies daily to engage with the lesson content, they have continual opportunities to seek and receive feedback about the progress they are making toward lesson goals—the standards and daily objectives. 

 

For more information about GANAG and GANAGPlus for Co-teaching, see:

Pollock, J. E., Ford, S. & Black, M. (2012).  Minding the Achievement Gap One Classroom at a Time.  Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Alexandria, VA

Pollock, J. E., Ford, S. M. (2009)  Improving student learning one principal at a time. Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Alexandria, VA

 Pollock, J. E. (2007) Improving student learning one teacher at a time.  Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Alexandria, VA.