Common Core for the Not-So-Common Learner, Grades K-5: English Language Arts Strategies

Common Core for the Not-So-Common Learner, Grades K-5: English Language Arts Strategies

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by Maria G. Dove, Andrea M. Honigsfeld
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1452257825

ISBN-13: 9781452257822

Pub. Date: 03/05/2013

Publisher: SAGE Publications

The strategies you need to teach common standards to diverse learners

Realistic and thorough, this teacher-friendly book shows how to help every student, including English Learners, students with disabilities, speakers of nonstandard English, and other struggling learners, meet the Common Core Standards for English Language Arts (ELA). This resource:

    Overview

    The strategies you need to teach common standards to diverse learners

    Realistic and thorough, this teacher-friendly book shows how to help every student, including English Learners, students with disabilities, speakers of nonstandard English, and other struggling learners, meet the Common Core Standards for English Language Arts (ELA). This resource:

    • Familiarizes readers with each of the Common Core's 32 anchor standards for ELA
    • Outlines the specific skills students need to fulfill each standard
    • Presents a wealth of flexible teaching strategies and tools that build those skills
    • Includes guidance on professional collaboration and co-teaching

    Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9781452257822
    Publisher:
    SAGE Publications
    Publication date:
    03/05/2013
    Pages:
    210
    Sales rank:
    204,294
    Product dimensions:
    6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

    Table of Contents

    Preface
    Acknowledgments
    About the Authors
    1. Introduction
    Who Are Our Not So Common Learners?
    The Standards Movement
    Common Core Advances
    Application of the Common Core to Address Individual Differences
    Student Diversity and Teacher Challenges
    What Is Not Covered in the Common Core Document
    Focus on Research-Based Strategies to Address Learning Needs
    2. Strategies for Academic Language Development
    Why Diverse Learners Need Explicit Instruction in Academic Language?
    Core Language and Vocabulary Strategies
    Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
    Knowledge and Application of Language
    Conventions of Standard English
    Anticipated Outcomes
    Instructional Challenges
    Promising Classroom Practices
    Common Core Standards—(Un)Common Reflection Questions
    Key Resources
    3. Reading Strategies for Literature
    Why Teaching Diverse Learners Reading Strategies Promotes Comprehension of Literary Texts
    Core Reading Strategies
    Key Ideas and Details
    Craft and Structure
    Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
    Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
    Anticipated Outcomes
    Instructional Challenges
    Promising Classroom Practices
    Common Core Standards—(Un)Common Reflection Questions
    Key Resources
    4. Reading Strategies for Informational Texts
    Why Teaching Diverse Learners Reading Strategies Promotes Comprehension of Informational Texts
    Core Reading Strategies
    Key Ideas and Details
    Craft and Structure
    Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
    Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
    Anticipated Outcomes
    Instructional Challenges
    Promising Classroom Practices
    Common Core Standards—(Un)Common Reflection Questions
    Key Resources
    5. Reading Foundational Skills
    Why Explicit Instruction in Basic Literacy Skills is Necessary?
    Core Reading Strategies
    Print Concepts
    Phonological Awareness
    Phonics and Word Recognition
    Fluency
    Anticipated Outcomes
    Instructional Challenges
    Promising Classroom Practices
    Common Core Standards—(Un)Common Reflection Questions
    Key Resources
    6. Writing Strategies
    Why Explicit Strategy Instruction Improves the Writing of Diverse Learners
    Core Writing Strategies
    Text Types and Purposes
    Production and Distribution of Writing
    Research to Build and Present Knowledge
    Range of Writing
    Anticipated Outcomes
    Instructional Challenges
    Promising Classroom Practices
    Common Core Standards—(Un)Common Reflection Questions
    Key Resources
    7. Speaking and Listening Strategies
    Why Speaking and Listening Skills Improve the Overall Academic
    Development of Diverse Learners
    Core Speaking and Listening Strategies
    Comprehension and Collaboration
    Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas
    Anticipated Outcomes
    Instructional Challenges
    Promising Classroom Practices
    Common Core Standards—(Un)Common Reflection Questions
    Key Resources
    8. Key to Successful Implementation: Collaborative Strategies
    Why Collaborative Practices Help Meet the Common Core
    Core Collaborative Strategies
    Instructional
    Curriculum Mapping and Alignment
    Joint Instructional Planning
    Parallel Teaching
    Co-developing Instructional Materials
    Collaborative Assessment
    Co-teaching
    Noninstructional
    Joint Professional Development
    Teacher Research
    Joint Parent-Teacher Conferences and Report Card Writing
    Planning, Facilitating, and Participating in Extracurricular Activities
    Anticipated Outcomes
    Challenges
    Common Core Collaborations—(Un)Common Reflection Questions
    Key Resources
    References
    Index

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    Common Core for the Not-So-Common Learner, Grades K-5: English Language Arts Strategies 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
    Anonymous More than 1 year ago
    This book is not worth the money if you are already a credentialed teacher. It is more like a textbook for a student teacher.