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Use this book to get timely and authoritative advice on how to incorporate close reading into middle and high school instruction. Emphasizing close reading's role in developing the thinking, speaking, and writing skills necessary for college and career readiness, the authors show you how to
Real-life scenarios and lots of tools and templates ensure the strategies and guidelines from the book are immediately actionable in your classroom—regardless of the linguistic, cultural, or academic background of your students.
(ASCD book, 2015) 7 7/8" x 9 7/8", 240 pages
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.
Meet the challenge of the new definition of literacy based on the Common Coe State Standards by integrating literacy learning into all content areas. This DVD takes you and your colleagues to two sites where educators integrate complex thinking and communication skills throughout subject area instruction and raise the bar for student achievement.
Boosting your students' literacy requires addressing all the interconnected elements of emotion, cognition, and higher-order thinking. You can meet that challenge with the advice from two ASCD best-selling authors Pérsida Himmele and William Himmele and a classroom teacher Keely Potter.