Common Core for the Not-So-Common Learner, Grades K-5: English Language Arts Strategies / Edition 1

Common Core for the Not-So-Common Learner, Grades K-5: English Language Arts Strategies / Edition 1

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1452257825
ISBN-13:
9781452257822
Pub. Date:
03/05/2013
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
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Overview

Common Core for the Not-So-Common Learner, Grades K-5: English Language Arts Strategies / Edition 1

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: 287,943
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.