Inside the Common Core Classroom: Practical ELA Strategies for Grades 9-12 / Edition 1

Inside the Common Core Classroom: Practical ELA Strategies for Grades 9-12 / Edition 1

by Katherine S. McKnight
ISBN-10:
0133362965
ISBN-13:
9780133362961
Pub. Date:
05/21/2014
Publisher:
Pearson

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Inside the Common Core Classroom: Practical ELA Strategies for Grades 9-12 / Edition 1

An indispensable guide for all who teach in grades 9-12, as well as curriculum directors, reading specialists, literacy coaches, and school administrators, Inside the Common Core Classroom: Practical ELA Strategies for Grades 9-12 helps teachers build an understanding of how they can support the Common Core initiative in their classrooms. With examples, lessons, tips, and suggestions geared specifically towards high school teachers in every chapter, it provides a foundation on which to create curriculum and instruction that prepares students for college and future careers. Connecting research-based methodology in ELA with the Common Core State Standards, the final volume in Pearson’s definitive new series blends reading research, strategies, and resources that teachers can use with every level of reader.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780133362961
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 05/21/2014
Series: Pearson College and Career Readiness Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Katherine McKnight is an author, educator and consultant. Her career in education began as a high school English teacher in the Chicago Public School system more than 20 years ago. She received her B.A. degree from George Washington University, her M.Ed. from Northeastern Illinois University, and her Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Today, she serves as a professor of secondary education at National Louis University. Dr. McKnight regularly publishes in professional journals and is the author of many books including The Common Sense Guide to the Common Core, 2014 Free Spirit Publishing; Common Core Literacy for ELA, History/Social Studies, and the Humanities, 2014 Jossey-Bass; Common Core Literacy for Math, Science, and Technical Subjects, 2014 Jossey-Bass; and The Teacher’s Big Book of Graphic Organizers, Grades 5-12 (recipient of the 2013 Teachers’ Choice Award), 2010 Jossey-Bass.

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1: FOUNDATIONS OF GRADES 9-12

CHAPTER 2: COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS AND THE JOY OF LITERACY FOR GRADES 9-12

CHAPTER 3: READING COMPREHENSION

CHAPTER 4: GRAMMAR, LANGUAGE AND VOCABULARY

CHAPTER 5: TEXT COMPLEXITY

CHAPTER 6: SPEAKING AND LISTENING

CHAPTER 7: WRITING

CHAPTER 8: CURRICULUM

CHAPTER 9: STANDARDS-BASED UNITS OF STUDY

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