Mapping Comprehensive Units to the ELA Common Core Standards, K-5

Mapping Comprehensive Units to the ELA Common Core Standards, K-5

by Kathy Tuchman Glass
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1452217300

ISBN-13: 9781452217307

Pub. Date: 04/24/2012

Publisher: SAGE Publications

A GPS for connecting standards to lessons

Translating the Common Core State Standards into an effective curriculum is at the top of many educators’ to-do list, and this book shows you how. This text familiarizes teachers and curriculum designers with the key points of the ELA core standards and demonstrates how to design effective curriculum units to align

Overview

A GPS for connecting standards to lessons

Translating the Common Core State Standards into an effective curriculum is at the top of many educators’ to-do list, and this book shows you how. This text familiarizes teachers and curriculum designers with the key points of the ELA core standards and demonstrates how to design effective curriculum units to align with them. The author provides practical and accessible tools for developing a map and for making the important connections among all unit map components, including differentiated instruction. Also included are:

  • A rationale for each of the ELA common core standards
  • An overview of the key benefits
  • Reproducible templates and examples of unit curriculum maps

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781452217307
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
04/24/2012
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
468,094
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
Foreword by Cindy A. Strickland
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Introduction
1. Standards and Knowledge
2. Essential Understandings and Guiding Questions
3. Unit Template With Examples
4. Assessments
5. Skills, Activities, Formative Assessments, and Resources
6. Differentiated Instruction
7. Lesson Design
Resource: A Brief Primer on the ELA Common Core Standards
References
Index

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