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School library media specialists making reading connections via print and media with students, teachers, parents, and community
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Pitner's Potpourri: All Things Informational

Pitner's Potpourri: All Things Informational | Reading Literacy, Informational Text and School Libraries | Scoop.it
Common Core, second grade, third grade, text exemplars, text features, main idea, informational text, Pitner's Potpourri, teaching blog. ... Check back during the week to see what new things we did with informational text.
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CommonCore LiveBinder and Marzano

Resources CCSS and Mathematics


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Free Activity Sheets for Integrating Social Media and the Common Core Standards | Common Core & Technology

Free Activity Sheets for Integrating Social Media and the Common Core Standards | Common Core & Technology | Reading Literacy, Informational Text and School Libraries | Scoop.it
Students really love social media.  This is a great tool to integrate into the classroom.
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School Library Monthly Blog » Blog Archive » Highlighting Librarians

School Library Monthly Blog » Blog Archive » Highlighting Librarians | Reading Literacy, Informational Text and School Libraries | Scoop.it

"The best strategies for building this visibility depend on the particular strengths of your expertise and program, as well as the initiatives that matter in your school right now. For many school leaders, what matters right now is implementing the Common Core State Standards, or CCSS."

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The Classroom Bookshelf: Nonfiction and The Classroom Bookshelf

The Classroom Bookshelf: Nonfiction and The Classroom Bookshelf | Reading Literacy, Informational Text and School Libraries | Scoop.it
Survey Book: Survey books are the most common form of nonfiction book published and most likely the largest number of titles in your school library. Survey books tend to focus on one broad topic and break it down into a ...
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learning twice: Online CCSS Text Exemplars

learning twice: Online CCSS Text Exemplars | Reading Literacy, Informational Text and School Libraries | Scoop.it

"The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction has compiled a document containing all of the exemplars, with sources. Some of them are available online for FREE, and the URL is listed beside them. Those that must be purchased (or found in a library) have sources and costs listed."

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New Feature: Poetry Pairings

New Feature: Poetry Pairings | Reading Literacy, Informational Text and School Libraries | Scoop.it
Each week we will feature a new American poem, paired with a Times photo and article that in some way echo, extend or challenge the themes and words of the poem.
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Resources for Understanding the Common Core State Standards

Resources for Understanding the Common Core State Standards | Reading Literacy, Informational Text and School Libraries | Scoop.it
Feeling overwhelmed by the sheer volume of dense information out there about the Common Core State Standards (CCSS)? You're not alone.
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Teacher Resources, Lesson Plans & Educational Worksheets Aligned to Common Core State Standards - Share My Lesson

Teacher Resources, Lesson Plans & Educational Worksheets Aligned to Common Core State Standards - Share My Lesson | Reading Literacy, Informational Text and School Libraries | Scoop.it
Download free teacher resources, lesson plans, student activities & educational worksheets for K-12 students aligned to Common Core State Standards - including math, English language arts, science & foreign languages.
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ASCD Launches Free Common Core Resource Site -- THE Journal

ASCD Launches Free Common Core Resource Site -- THE Journal | Reading Literacy, Informational Text and School Libraries | Scoop.it
A new digital tool from ASCD provides teachers with resources to help implement the Common Core State Standards in mathematics and literacy.
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Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex BOCES

Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex BOCES | Reading Literacy, Informational Text and School Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Common Core Learning Standards (CCLS) encourage "rigor" and there are three pieces of the equation when determining whether a novel or reading passage, is good for classroom use:

Complexity - Lexile, vocabulary
Qualitative measures -value
Reader & Task -is there enough in the text to foster good discussion, value -added assignments, and begin a knowledge exploration. How can I use this novel or passage to foster critical thinking skills?"

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CCSS: Take a Deep Breath | MiddleWeb

CCSS: Take a Deep Breath | MiddleWeb | Reading Literacy, Informational Text and School Libraries | Scoop.it
Common Core State Standards: We point to essential links, free PD resources, critiques, help for parents & future forecast.
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Social Studies: Resources for Aligning to the Common Core

Social Studies: Resources for Aligning to the Common Core | Reading Literacy, Informational Text and School Libraries | Scoop.it
5 Top Resources for Aligning Your Social Studies Curricula to the Common Core   Social studies supervisors and teachers across the country are revising their unit plans to meet their state’s…...

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Common Core for Media Specialists: Considerations

Common Core for Media Specialists: Considerations | Reading Literacy, Informational Text and School Libraries | Scoop.it
             I had a really great conversation with a colleague yesterday discussing what the role of the Media Specialist was in the wake of the Common Core…...
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Integrate Common Core Standards with PBS Learning Media

Integrate Common Core Standards with PBS Learning Media | Reading Literacy, Informational Text and School Libraries | Scoop.it
Looking to integrate the Common Core State Standards into your teaching this year? Let PBS LearningMedia support your efforts. Start with these featured resources, then sign up for full access – anytime, anywhere: ...
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ebrary Fortifies Strategic E-book Acquisition for K-12 Libraries with ...

ebrary Fortifies Strategic E-book Acquisition for K-12 Libraries with ... | Reading Literacy, Informational Text and School Libraries | Scoop.it
Media Contact: Lynn Brainard, lynn@ebrary.com or 714.771.4397 ebrary Fortifies Strategic E-book Acquisition for K-12 Libraries with Common Core Standards. ...
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EBSCO Publishing Enhances Teacher Resources with Expanded ...

August 30, 2012 — EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) continues its commitment as a partner for schools and school libraries by announcing the enhancement of the Curriculum Standards feature available through many of its popular K-8 ...
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Mobile Devices and the Common Core

Mobile Devices and the Common Core | Reading Literacy, Informational Text and School Libraries | Scoop.it
Download this paper for an examination of the steps to take when undergoing a mobile device implementation, and a roadmap to integrating devices with the Common Core standards to ultimately meet learning objectives.
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The Times and the Common Core Standards: Reading Strategies for 'Informational Text'

The Times and the Common Core Standards: Reading Strategies for 'Informational Text' | Reading Literacy, Informational Text and School Libraries | Scoop.it

Why the Common Core Standards and The New York Times are perfect together, and a list of all our favorite literacy strategies for before, during and after reading a Times article with students. Bookmark this one!

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Informational Text Idea for Teaching the Common Core

Informational Text Idea for Teaching the Common Core | Reading Literacy, Informational Text and School Libraries | Scoop.it
MT @burkinsandyaris: Connecting informational & narrative text: #ccss tip from @literacy_head http://t.co/w5NFL92E #ccchat #edchat...
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Professional Development: Helping Teachers Find... | Thinkfinity

Professional Development: Helping Teachers Find... | Thinkfinity | Reading Literacy, Informational Text and School Libraries | Scoop.it

"Start with Thinkfinity’s State Standards Search Engine. States that are in the process of adopting the Common Core Standards in Language Arts and Math can find those alignments by choosing their state’s name from the second state list in the pull-down menu. This filters for the specific alignments that will match their state’s version of the Common Core Standards."

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MasteryConnect - Home

MasteryConnect - Home | Reading Literacy, Informational Text and School Libraries | Scoop.it
MasteryConnect - Share common assessments aligned to standards, connect in a professional learning community, and track student performance.
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Great Common Core Nonfiction

Great Common Core Nonfiction | Reading Literacy, Informational Text and School Libraries | Scoop.it
A blog about great Common Core young adult nonfiction.
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