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Get this all-in-one tool to implement Common Core standards for both math and English language arts in grades K–2. The authors present an overall guide to the standards, covering their implications for planning, teaching, and learning. Putting this guide in every teacher's hands ensures they will know
(ASCD book copublished with McREL, 2013) 7" x 9", 265 pages.
Book Review of Common Core Standards for Elementary Grades K-2 Math and English Language Arts: A Quick-Start Guide
“When I picked up the new book by Evenson, McIver, Ryan, and Schwols on the Common Core Standards for Grades K-2, I was SO pleased. The book is like reading a set of directions by landmarks... I think this book is a handy companion to the actual text of the standards.”
—Kristen Swanson, BrightBytes Senior Educational Technology Leader, San Francisco, CA
This Quick-Start Guide provides a succinct, all-in-one look at the content, structure, terminology, and emphases of the Common Core standards for English language arts at the middle school level.
Educator Alexis Wiggins provides a step-by-step guide for the implementation of Spider Web Discussion, covering everything from introducing the technique to creating rubrics for discussion self-assessment to the nuts-and-bolts of charting the conversations and using the data collected for formative assessment. She also shares troubleshooting tips, ideas for assessment and group grading, and the experiences of real teachers and students who use the technique to develop and share content knowledge in a way that’s both revolutionary and truly inspiring.