Mapping Comprehensive Units to the ELA Common Core Standards K 5

Author: Kathy Tuchman Glass
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452217300
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A GPS for connecting standards to lessons Translating the Common Core State Standards into an effective curriculum is at the top of many educators’ to-do list, and this book shows you how. This text familiarizes teachers and curriculum designers with the key points of the ELA core standards and demonstrates how to design effective curriculum units to align with them. The author provides practical and accessible tools for developing a map and for making the important connections among all unit map components, including differentiated instruction. Also included are: A rationale for each of the ELA common core standards An overview of the key benefits Reproducible templates and examples of unit curriculum maps

Mapping Comprehensive Units to the ELA Common Core Standards 6 12

Author: Kathy Tuchman Glass
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483331768
Format: PDF
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Your blueprint for skilled Common Core literacy alignment! This all-in-one instructional resource is your best guide to building high quality, CCCS-aligned curriculum units across Grades 6–12 easily, manageably, and effectively. Master teacher Kathy Tuchman Glass provides thorough explanations and step-by-step exercises and templates centered around key CCCS ELA concepts to help you Challenge and engage students in all content areas using the CCCS ELA framework Use existing curriculum and materials to design new, CCCS-aligned units of study Identify CCCS ELA essential understandings for informational text, evidence-based writing, and other critical competencies Conduct resource-rich workshops and professional development

Complex Text Decoded

Author: Kathy T. Glass
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416620370
Format: PDF, Mobi
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In Complex Text Decoded, educational consultant and former master teacher Kathy T. Glass presents strategies, activities, and assessments that target students’ ability to comprehend complex text—whether presented as traditional written text or in multimedia formats—in grades 5–10. You’ll learn * The essential elements of unit design and models for lesson planning. * Specific, step-by-step instruction for teaching vocabulary. * Effective questioning techniques. * Strategies and activities explicitly designed for teaching complex text. * How to measure text complexity and select appropriate texts that are aligned with curricular goals. It’s important to provide opportunities for students to read a wide variety of texts for different purposes and along a spectrum of difficulty and length. To meet the goal of comprehensively grasping complex text, students must have concrete tools to help them become highly skilled readers. Complex Text Decoded enables teachers to provide precisely that.

Curriculum Design for Writing Instruction

Author: Kathy Tuchman Glass
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483361187
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Replete with strategies, examples, and reproducibles, this guide is invaluable for any teacher who wants to boost student achievement in writing for any subject or grade level!

The Common Core Approach to Building Literacy in Boys

Author: Liz Knowles
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610696360
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Written with a focus on the English Language Arts Common Core Standards, this book provides a complete plan for developing a literacy program that focuses on boys pre-K through grade 12. • Examines and evaluates the most recent research about boys and nonfiction reading • Addresses the intersections of Common Core Standards and literacy for boys • Provides annotated bibliographies of recommended books as well as lists of apps and other software for boys • Offers educators effective strategies to promote reading with boys and advice for parents in developing a home reading plan for their sons

Common Core Curriculum English Grades 9 12

Author: Great Minds
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118812468
Format: PDF, ePub
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Common Core's English resources empower educators to meet the expectations of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English Language Arts (ELA) and build essential content knowledge for students in grades 9-12. Each grade in The Wheatley Portfolio features a comprehensive, coherent sequence of thematic units that engage students in deep study of worthwhile texts and topics. Features of this book include: Six thematic units for each grade, each centered on a curated collection of literary and informational texts Focus standards for each unit that complement the topic and promote student mastery of essential literacy skills Suggested texts and activities to incorporate science, art, and history into English instruction This revised second edition includes a sample text study that guides students through a close read of an exemplary text, updated web resources, and refreshed suggested works. Educators who create their curriculum based on Common Core's Wheatley Portfolioguarantee that students are exposed to content-rich instruction and have ample opportunity to master the reading, writing, speaking, listening, and language skills articulated in the CCSS for ELA.

Creating Standards Based Integrated Curriculum

Author: Susan M. Drake
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452218803
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This updated edition serves as a road map through the CCSS, with clear guidance on multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary, and transdisciplinary approaches to creating your own integrated curriculum.

Lesson Design for Differentiated Instruction Grades 4 9

Author: Kathy Tuchman Glass
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452272581
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This user-friendly resource provides step-by-step guidance and a detailed template for creating meaningful lessons that are differentiated according to students' learning characteristics.