Cracking the common core : choosing and using texts in grades 6-12 /

"This book guides teachers in grades 6-12 to strategically combine a variety of texts--including literature, informational texts, and digital sources--to meet their content-area goals and the demands of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). It presents clear-cut ways to analyze text complexit...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Lewis, William E.
Format: eBook
Published: New York : The Guilford Press, 2013.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Embracing the Common Core
  • 2. Understanding adolescent readers
  • Understanding challenging texts
  • Designing challenging text sets
  • Building background knowledge
  • Supporting students during reading
  • Implementing high-quality discussions after reading
  • Text-based writing to support understanding
  • Research in the content areas
  • Leading for change.