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The Path to Get There: A Common Core Road Map for Higher Student Achievement Across the Disciplines
     

The Path to Get There: A Common Core Road Map for Higher Student Achievement Across the Disciplines

by Douglas Fisher
 

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ISBN-10: 080775434X

ISBN-13: 9780807754344

Pub. Date: 04/19/2013

Publisher: Teachers College Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807754344
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Publication date:
04/19/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Donna Ogle vii

Introduction ix

Purpose of This Book x

Organization of the Book xiii

1 Preparing Students for College and Career 1

Redefining What It Means to Be Literate 2

Diverse Learners: Leveraging Opportunities and Challenges 16

Conclusion 18

2 Reading in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects 19

Anchor Standards in Reading 21

General Content Reading 34

Conclusion 48

3 Writing in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects 49

College- and Career-Readiness Standards in Writing 52

Writing for Argumentation 59

Discipline-Specific Writing 60

General Content Writing: Formal Essays and Research Reports 64

General Content Writing: On-Demand Writing Tasks 69

Diverse Learners: Leveraging Opportunities and Challenges 77

Conclusion 79

4 Language, Speaking, and Listening in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects 81

Representing Themselves to the World 83

College- and Career-Readiness Standards for Speaking and Listening 84

General Content Speaking and Listening: Collaboration 88

General Content Speaking and Listening: Multimedia 94

College- and Career-Readiness Standards in Language 98

General Content Language: Vocabulary and Usage 105

Diverse Learners: Leveraging Opportunities and Challenges 117

Conclusion 119

5 Using Literacy for Formative Assessment 121

Using Oral Language to Check for Understanding 122

Using Questions to Check for Understanding 136

Using Writing to Check for Understanding 133

Responding When Students Don't Get It 138

Organizing Assessment Information 142

Conclusion 145

References 147

Index 155

About the Authors 160

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