Nearly every state has independently adopted the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), making this practical guide an indispensable resource for grades 3-5 teachers and teachers-in-training. Leading authorities explain each of the English language arts (ELA) standards and vividly show how to implement them. The book is filled with grade-specific classroom vignettes, instructional strategies and activities, sample lesson plans, and discussion questions. Chapters cover the major ELA strands reading (literature, informational texts, and foundational skills); writing; speaking and listening; and language. Issues of assessment and technology integration are also explored. An appendix includes thematic units for each grade level demonstrating ways to embed CCSS/ELA standards into content-area instruction. See also Teaching with the Common Core Standards for English Language Arts, PreK-2.College faculty have also confirmed that a shift to more reading of informational texts is needed because of the literacy demands beyond high school. ... beyond: At the fourth-grade level, the NAEP assessment includes an equal number of literary and informational passages; ... therefore, deserve more attention, and that such instruction positively impacts studentsa#39; comprehension (Afflerbach, Pearson, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Teaching with the Common Core Standards for English Language Arts, Grades 3-5|
|Author||:||Lesley Mandel Morrow, Karen K. Wixson|
|Publisher||:||Guilford Press - 2012-11-29|