Mapping Comprehensive Units to the ELA Common Core Standards K 5

Author: Kathy Tuchman Glass
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452284059
Format: PDF
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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, ePub, Docs
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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

Curriculum Design for Writing Instruction

Author: Kathy Tuchman Glass
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483361187
Format: PDF
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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!

Common Core Curriculum Maps in English Language Arts

Author: Common Core
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
ISBN: 9781118108215
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The first books to present specific guidance for teaching the Common Core State Standards Forty-three states plus D.C and the U.S. Virgin Islands have signed on to adopt the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). The need for curriculum guides to assist teachers in helping students meet these standards has become imperative. Created by teachers, for teachers, the research-based curriculum maps in this book present a comprehensive, coherent sequence of thematic units for teaching the skills outlined in the CCSS for English language arts in Grades 6-8. Each grade is broken down into six units that include focus standards, suggested works, sample activities and assessments, lesson plans, etc. Teachers can use the maps to plan their year and craft their own more detailed lesson plans The maps address every standard in the CCSS, yet are flexible and adaptable to accommodate diverse teaching styles Any teacher, school, or district that chooses to follow the Common Core maps can be confident that they are adhering to the standards.

Complex Text Decoded

Author: Kathy T. Glass
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416620370
Format: PDF
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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.

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

Curriculum Mapping

Author: Kathy Tuchman Glass
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 148336156X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This resource provides a user-friendly process for creating a curriculum year overview that meets standards. Includes developed curriculum maps, blank templates, and more!

Staff Development Guide for the Parallel Curriculum

Author: Cindy A. Strickland
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452272816
Format: PDF, ePub
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Complementing the second edition of The Parallel Curriculum, this guide offers workshops, scripts, agendas, activities, and more for facilitating professional development on the Parallel Curriculum Model.

Common Core Curriculum English Grades 6 8

Author: Great Minds
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118846796
Format: PDF, Docs
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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 6-8. 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.