Nearly every state has independently adopted the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), making this practical guide an indispensable resource for PreK-2 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, Grades 3-5.They require children to read progressively more complex texts, and they outline some of the requisite component skills ... For example, a preschool teacher might help her children prepare for a trip to the local fire station by reading aloud to the class the informational text Fire Fighter! ... In first-grade classrooms, children are given opportunities to engage more independently with informational texts, while anbsp;...
|Title||:||Teaching with the Common Core Standards for English Language Arts, PreK-2|
|Author||:||Lesley Mandel Morrow, Timothy Shanahan|
|Publisher||:||Guilford Press - 2012-11-29|