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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.
Increasing students’ vocabulary is vital to their reading and learning success, and promoting the use of academic language in speech and writing will also encourage further understanding. In this guide, you will find strategies, games, and classroom essentials you can use to create vocab lesson plans that are both exciting and effective. Discover ways to engage students in vocab learning with word walls, learning stations, and brain-compatible lessons. Explore strategies and rubrics for assessing vocabulary learning, and plan how to team with your colleagues to increase vocabulary across your grade level or school.