Into the Common Core: One Classroom's Journey  This is challenging, even for experienced teachers!

Into the Common Core: One Classroom's Journey

A veteran teacher finds it tough going to lead her students toward mastery of the common standards in English/language arts.

Unwrapping a Common Core State Standard

The process of unwrapping a standard from the new CAS (Core Academic Standards).

Challenges and opportunities of Common Core Standards for English Language Learners

Language Magazine Understanding Language Language Magazine The document makes clear that there are different language expectations across content areas and that they should be the targets for the ELP standards.

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Comprehension Connection: Wednesday Wow about Vocabulary

Comprehension Connection: Wednesday Wow about Vocabulary

Building Background Knowledge

Building Background Knowledge

Common Core Standards, Common Cores, Literacy, Knowledge, Facts, Common Core Math

This article lists seven steps that teachers can follow to help make complex text easier for their students to comprehend.

In this article, there are several actions that teachers can take to deal with text complexity. The idea behind these actions is to make the text more accessible for students as they increase their reading comprehension.

Disciplinary Literacy & History in Eighth Grade

Disciplinary Literacy & History in Eighth Grade

Eighth Grade, The Common, Common Core Standards, Literacy Activities, Common Cores, Common Core Math

Professional reading book club C Jayne Teach

Pathways to the Common Core: Accelerating Achievement (Lucy Calkins, Mary Ehrenworth, & Christopher Lehman)

Literacy Design Collaborative: a loosely affiliated group of partners interested in making sure secondary teachers have strong supports for teaching literacy in content areas. If all students are to be prepared for the tough literacy demands of college and the workplace, it’s up to teachers to make that happen.

The Literacy Design Collaborative is a loosely affiliated group of partners interested in making sure secondary teachers have strong supports for teaching literacy in content areas.

The Cay Resource Guide contains lessons aligned to the Common Core Standards for grades 5 – 8. This comprehensive unit includes vocabulary, comprehension questions, constructive response questions, and lessons on sentence errors and dialect.   ++ Included with this book unit is the username and password to all the interactive quizzes for this book online. $

The Cay Book Unit

The Cay Resource Guide contains lessons aligned to the Common Core Standards for grades 5 – 8. This comprehensive unit includes vocabulary, comprehension questions, constructive response questions, and lessons on sentence errors and dialect. ++ Included with this book unit is the username and password to all the interactive quizzes for this book online. $

A Literacy-Rich Classroom Environment Supports the Common Core: Infographic | Learning Unlimited | Research-based Literacy Strategies

A Literacy-Rich Classroom Environment Supports the Common Core: Infographic

A Literacy-Rich Classroom Environment Supports the Common Core: Infographic | Learning Unlimited | Research-based Literacy Strategies

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