20 Literacy Strategies to Meet the Common Core: Increasing Rigor in Middle & High School

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With the advent of the Common Core State Standards and their high expectations with regard to content literacy, secondary teachers are scrambling for ways to implement the standards effectively. 20 Literacy Strategies to Meet the Common Core provides a clearly written, easy-to-access plan for implementing content literacy to meet the needs of these educators. Authors Elaine K. McEwan-Adkins and Allyson J. Burnett provide twenty research-based literacy strategies designed to help secondary students not only meet ...

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Overview

With the advent of the Common Core State Standards and their high expectations with regard to content literacy, secondary teachers are scrambling for ways to implement the standards effectively. 20 Literacy Strategies to Meet the Common Core provides a clearly written, easy-to-access plan for implementing content literacy to meet the needs of these educators. Authors Elaine K. McEwan-Adkins and Allyson J. Burnett provide twenty research-based literacy strategies designed to help secondary students not only meet the new standards but also become expert readers. This practical guide makes implementation easy by providing activities, prompts, organizers, lesson plans, and many other tools for facilitating skilled secondary content literacy.

Grades 6-12 teachers will:

Access activities, lesson plans, organizers, and other research-based tools that promote secondary content literacy.

Learn how to enhance teacher-team discussion and reflection on current practices, the standards, and the strategies

Reflect on and review current student progress to ensure college and career readiness

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781936764280
  • Publisher: Solution Tree
  • Publication date: 11/28/2012
  • Pages: 328
  • Sales rank: 120,304
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

About the Authors ix

Preface xi

Our View of Secondary Content Literacy xii

Our Goals in Writing This Book xiii

How to Use This Book to Advance Schoolwide Content Literacy xiv

The Audience for This Book xv

Introduction 1

The Common Core State Standards 3

Skilled Readers Are Strategic Readers 7

The Role of Teacher Modeling 9

The Components of Each Strategy 11

Begin With the End in Mind 15

What's Ahead? 18

Part I Overview of Key Ideas and Details 19

Strategy 1 Read-Decide-Ex Plain 27

Background Knowledge 28

Understanding How the Strategy Works 29

Items to Prepare 31

Lesson Plan 33

Strategy 2 Show You Know 37

Background Knowledge 38

Understanding How the Strategy Works 39

Items to Prepare 42

Lesson Plan 43

Strategy 3 Prove It 47

Background Knowledge 48

Understanding How the Strategy Works 49

Items to Prepare 32

Lesson Plan 33

Strategy 4 Read Like a Detective 57

Background Knowledge 58

Understanding How the Strategy Works 59

Items to Prepare 61

Lesson Plan 63

Strategy 5 Question Like An Investigative Reporter 167

Background Knowledge 68

Understanding How the Strategy Works 69

Items to Prepare 72

Lesson Plan 75

Strategy 6 Think Like a Private Investigator 81

Background Knowledge 82

Understanding How the Strategy Works 85

Items to Prepare 87

Lesson Plan 30

Strategy 7 Snapshot Summary 95

Background Knowledge 95

Understanding How the Strategy Works 96

Items to Prepare 98

Lesson Plan 99

Strategy 8 Identify-Analyze-Summarize 103

Background Knowledge 103

Understanding How the Strategy Works 104

Items to Prepare 107

Lesson Plan 108

Strategy 9 What-How-Why (Individuals) 113

Background Knowledge 114

Understanding How the Strategy Works 115

Items to Prepare 117

Lesson Plan 120

Strategy 10 What-How-Why (Events) 125

Background Knowledge 125

Understanding How the Strategy Works 126

Items to Prepare 128

Lesson Plan 130

Strategy 11 What-How-Why (Ideas) 135

Background Knowledge 135

Understanding How the Strategy Works 136

Items to Prepare 138

Lesson Plan 141

Part II Overview of Craft and Structure 145

Strategy 12 Quick-Reach Vocabulary Toolkit 149

Background Knowledge 150

Understanding How the Strategy Works 152

Items to Prepare 155

Lesson Plan 163

Strategy 13 Weigh the Words 167

Background Knowledge 168

Understanding How the Strategy Works 169

Items to Prepare 173

Lesson Plan 175

Strategy 14 Identify-Analyze-Relate (Problem-Solution) 181

Background Knowledge 182

Understanding How the Strategy Works 183

Items to Prepare 186

Lesson Plan 190

Strategy 15 Identify-Analyze-Relate (Cause-Effect) 195

Background Knowledge 196

Understanding How the Strategy Works 196

Items to Prepare 200

Lesson Plan 202

Strategy 16 Purpose-Content-Style 207

Background Knowledge 208

Understanding How the Strategy Works 209

Items to Prepare 213

Lesson Plan 217

Part III Integration of Knowledge and Ideas 221

Strategy 17 Navigate-Integrate-Evaluate 225

Background Knowledge 226

Understanding How the Strategy Works 227

Items to Prepare 232

Lesson Plan 235

Strategy 18 Delineate-Evaluate-Explain 239

Background Knowledge 240

Understanding How the Strategy Works 240

Items to Prepare 244

Lesson Plan 246

Strategy 19 Analyze-Compare-Write 251

Background Knowledge 252

Understanding How the Strategy Works 253

Items to Prepare 260

Lesson Plan 267

Part IV Range of Reading and Text Complexity 273

Strategy 20 Literacy Rehearsal 277

Effective Teachers-The Key to Ramping Up Content Literacy 278

Conclusion 283

Glossary 285

References and Resources 289

Index 299

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