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(ASCD book, 2013) 7" x 9", 220 pages
Book Review for Teaching the Critical Vocabulary of the Common Core: 55 Words That Make or Break Student Understanding
“Marilee provides teachers with a practical, flexible approach for not only identifying the most important Tier II words for students within the common core, but she also provides the reader with great interactive activities to help students process the words.”
Kristen Swanson, Ed.D, BrighBytes Senior Educational Technology Leader, San Francisco, CA Reprinted with permission from KristenSwanson.org.
In Common Core and Literacy Strategies: English Language Arts, you’ll explore how the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) approach literacy in new and important ways. You will see a new emphasis on critical thinking skills in the area of reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Through video examples, in-depth readings, and downloadable applications, you’ll learn practical ways to put CCSS to work in classrooms.
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.