Getting to the Core of English Language Arts, Grades 6-12: How to Meet the Common Core State Standards with Lessons from the Classroom

Getting to the Core of English Language Arts, Grades 6-12: How to Meet the Common Core State Standards with Lessons from the Classroom

by Vicky M. Giouroukakis, Maureen Connolly
     
 

Design effective CCSS-aligned lessons for secondary students

If you want to revamp your secondary English Language Arts curriculum to reflect the Common Core State Standards, this book is the perfect resource. The authors move the implementation of the CCSS for ELA from the abstract to the concrete by providing adaptable, exemplar lesson

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Design effective CCSS-aligned lessons for secondary students

If you want to revamp your secondary English Language Arts curriculum to reflect the Common Core State Standards, this book is the perfect resource. The authors move the implementation of the CCSS for ELA from the abstract to the concrete by providing adaptable, exemplar lesson plans in each of the CCSS strands: reading, writing, speaking and listening, and language. Each lesson template includes:

  • Intended grade level band, timeline, and the type of student writing involved
  • Connections to supporting theory, including the Backward Design model
  • Variations to differentiate lessons for diverse student populations
  • Ways to link the lesson to technology and service learning
  • Reproducible handouts

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781452218816
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
04/19/2012
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
901,445
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
About the Author
Introduction: How to Use This Book
1. Laying the Foundation: An Overview
Part I: Reading
2. The Benefits of CCSS for the Teaching of Reading
3. Reading Lessons from the Field
Part II: Writing
4. The Benefits of CCSS for the Teaching of Writing
5. Writing Lessons from the Field
Part III: Speaking and Listening
6. The Benefits of CCSS for the Teaching of Speaking and Listening
7. Speaking and Listening Lessons from the Field
Part IV: Language
8. The Benefits of CCSS for Language
9. Language Lessons from the Field
10. Raising the Roof: Collaboration Beyond the School Building
References
Index

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