This guide is an essential tool for all ELA teachers striving to ensure students meet these standards in each of the four strands of the ELA Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening and Language. Written by Toby Karten, an educator with more than 30 years of experience, this six-page (tri-fold) laminated guide includes classroom management tips, core materials and resources, good teaching and assessment practices. Additionally, it provides teachers with a step-by-step approach to teaching students in grades K-5 the literacy skills they need to meet the English and Language Arts Standards according to the CCSS. In one easy-to-read reference, this approach is broken down by grade level into concrete steps.
|Publisher:||National Professional Resources, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||8.30(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.10(d)|
About the Author
Toby Karten has instructed learners in the field of special education since 1976. She is a strong advocate for highlighting students' strengths within research-based inclusion strategies. Her diversified experience includes being a staff developer, mentor, resource and inclusion teacher, an adjunct professor, author, math coach, and international consultant for populations of learners ranging from kindergarten to adult levels. She has been recognized by both the Council for Exceptional Children and the New Jersey Department of Education as an exemplary educator. Karten holds both bachelor's and master's degrees in special education, as well as a supervisory degree. She is an adjunct professor at Monmouth University, The College of New Jersey, Drew University, Gratz College, and Washington College. She designed a graduate course entitled Skills and Strategies for Inclusion and disABILITY Awareness and has trained scores of instructors in three states with the syllabus. Her publications and teacher resources include the books, “Inclusion Strategies and Interventions;” “Inclusion Strategies That Work;” and the National Professional Resources, Inc./Dude Publishing best seller, “Inclusion Lesson Plan Book” (standard and teacher training editions). For NPR Inc./Dude Publishing, she has also written the laminated guides “Inclusion Succeeds with Effective Strategies: Grades K-5;” “Inclusion Succeeds with Effective Strategies: Grades 6-12;” “Common Core Standards: A Step-by-Step Approach: English Language Arts, Grades K-5;” “Common Core Standards: A Step-by-Step Approach: Mathematics, Grades K-5;” “Common Core Standards: Unique Practices for Inclusive Classrooms: English Language Arts, Grades K-5;” “Common Core Standards: Unique Practices for Inclusive Classrooms: Mathematics, Grades K-5.”