EFA(EXHIBIT) - INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCES: INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

Exhibit A—Request for Reconsideration of Instructional Materials

Do you represent (check only one):

Yourself?

An organization?

Resource on which you are commenting:

Book

Textbook

Magazine

Newspaper

Audio Recording

Video/DVD

Library Program

Display

Electronic information/network (please specify): _______________________________

Other: ________________________________

Have you reviewed the materials in their entirety?

Yes

No (if not, please do so before completing and submitting this form)

To what in the material do you object? (be specific; cite pages, and the like)

What do you believe might be the result of using this material?

For what age group would you recommend this material?

In its place, what material of equal quality would you recommend that could be used to teach similar subject matter?

What do you believe should be done with the material in question?

(check only one)

Remove it from the curriculum.

Do not allow my child to use this material.

Use it as resource material or a choice selection.

Exhibit B—Checklist for Reconsideration of Instructional Materials

Purpose

What is the overall purpose of the material or resource?

Is the purpose accomplished?

Yes

No

Authenticity

Is the author or presenter competent and qualified in the field?

Yes

No

What is the reputation and significance of the author or publisher/producer in the field?

Is the material or resource up-to-date?

Yes

No

Are information sources well documented either in the resource or in guides?

Yes

No

Are translations and interpretations faithful to the original?

Yes

No

Appropriateness

Does the resource promote the educational goals and objectives of the curriculum of District schools?

Yes

No

Is it appropriate for the level of instruction intended?

Yes

No

Are the illustrations appropriate for the subjects and age levels?

Yes

No

Content

Is the content of this material or resource well presented by providing adequate scope, range, depth, and continuity?

Yes

No

Does it present information not otherwise available?

Yes

No

Does it give a dimension or direction that is new or different from others available for the subject?

Yes

No

Review/Evaluations

Favorably reviewed

Unfavorably reviewed

Does this title or resource appear in one or more reputable selection aids?

No

Yes

Additional comments:

Recommendations by review committee for treatment of questioned resource

Signatures of review committee:

Humble ISD

EFA(EXHIBIT)-X

LDU 2018.01

DATE ISSUED: 1/24/2018