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Close Reading + Visual Literacy=Pathways for Understanding

Close Reading + Visual Literacy=Pathways for Understanding | Common Core State Standards | Scoop.it
Guest blogger Katie Cunningham, from Manhattanville College, discusses how to incorporate visual close reading in a curriculum.

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Great strategies to help students any age with comprehension, resources,and lessons.

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ratzelster's curator insight, June 27, 2013 9:06 AM

One of the best articles I've found on close reading.....thee are real examples that SHOW how to it ha been done in a real classroom.

Mara Ofengender's curator insight, June 27, 2013 12:15 PM

REading close is an important skill for any kind of reading but it will help analyze scripts.  

Karen Ford's comment, July 10, 2013 3:29 PM
this is a great article... and one that I'll have my grad & undergrad students read.
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Bing For Schools Adds Daily Lesson Plans -- InformationWeek

Bing For Schools Adds Daily Lesson Plans -- InformationWeek | Common Core State Standards | Scoop.it
Microsoft offers ad-free search, Surface RT rewards along with Common Core-aligned lessons.
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Your Team is a Gift!

Your Team is a Gift! | Common Core State Standards | Scoop.it
At almost every workshop I lead on implementing project-based learning, collaboration is a major topic of concern. Based on their previous experience
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Thank you Melinda for your gift to all! You are a gem. Your inspiration on collaboration strategies for students as well as for our collegues in any setting. Excellent collaboration!

 

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Common Core Free Resources | Scholastic's Partnership with Schools

Common Core Free Resources | Scholastic's Partnership with Schools | Common Core State Standards | Scoop.it
Check out our Common Core lesson plans, tips on crafting evidence-based questions, a glossary, and Common Core book lists.
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ReadWorks.org

ReadWorks.org | Common Core State Standards | Scoop.it
Free, research-based K-6 reading comprehension lesson plans and non-fiction reading passages & question sets. Common Core aligned, teacher & principal endorsed.
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Excellent! Great for substitute teachers too!

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5 Common Core Resources for Schools | Preston Education Publishing | Education Publishers | Teaching Resources

5 Common Core Resources for Schools | Preston Education Publishing | Education Publishers | Teaching Resources | Common Core State Standards | Scoop.it
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50 Common Core Resources For Teachers

50 Common Core Resources For Teachers | Common Core State Standards | Scoop.it
50 Common Core Resources For Teachers
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10 FREE Common Core Standards Resources You Should Know About

10 FREE Common Core Standards Resources You Should Know About | Common Core State Standards | Scoop.it
These FREE Common Core Standards resources will help you make sense of and integrate the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) into your lessons.
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More Useful Resources On Learning About Different Cultures

More Useful Resources On Learning About Different Cultures | Common Core State Standards | Scoop.it
Here are two new additions to The Best Sites For Learning About The World’s Different Cultures:
Which countries eat the most meat? is an interactive from The Guardian.
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Excellent source for PBL and global learning for all students especially ELL and ESL.

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Teaching Nonfiction Reading Skills in the Science Classroom

Teaching Nonfiction Reading Skills in the Science Classroom | Common Core State Standards | Scoop.it

I'd share a few handouts that I've been using in class this year to teach nonfiction reading skills in my sixth grade science classroom.

 

Each lesson is tied directly to a standard in the Common Core Literacy in History, Science and Technical Subjects


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Nonfiction strategies that include close reading.

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Richard Krause's curator insight, July 7, 2013 11:23 PM

Super important skill for secondary success.  Glad to see an emphasis on it in the Common Core

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Librarians and #CommonCore Implementation

Librarians and #CommonCore Implementation | Common Core State Standards | Scoop.it

 As a former English major and avid book lover, I love the focus on fiction and non-fiction texts as part of the ELA standards. What does it mean in practice?


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Common Core State Standards: What Every Teacher Needs to Know

Common Core State Standards: What Every Teacher Needs to Know | Common Core State Standards | Scoop.it
With just a couple weeks left of school, most educators and students are ready for much needed breaks. But before we know it, summer will sail by and it’ll be back to the grind. With 2014 and the i...

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7 thiings every teacher need to do daily to prepare for CCSS..

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Paula A. Calabrese's curator insight, June 7, 2013 10:48 PM

Food for thought for all of us...

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Why Books, Newspapers and Magazines Are Still The Best Sources Of Information « Annie Murphy Paul

Why Books, Newspapers and Magazines Are Still The Best Sources Of Information « Annie Murphy Paul | Common Core State Standards | Scoop.it

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464 Digital Learning Tools To Sift Through On A Rainy Day

464 Digital Learning Tools To Sift Through On A Rainy Day | Common Core State Standards | Scoop.it
464 Digital Learning Tools To Sift Through On A Rainy Day
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Thank you!....."Let it rain, Let it rain...."

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commoncoregalore.com

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Everything Common Core math games, and worksheets    

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Common Core: What Does My Child Need To Know? (Common Core Part 3) |

Common Core: What Does My Child Need To Know? (Common Core Part 3) | | Common Core State Standards | Scoop.it
What does my child need to know to be successful on the new Common Core assessment? Parent-Friendly Printable Standards. Great for kids too!
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Parent help on the way!

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Common Core requires publishing. Technology makes that happen

Common Core requires publishing. Technology makes that happen | Common Core State Standards | Scoop.it
There are a variety of overarching themes in Common Core--'integrate technology into classroom inquiry', 'encourage collaboration and sharing in student work', 'use technology to prepare students f...
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Great! K-8 specific technology tools to meet Common Core starndards. 

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Everything You Need to Know About Common Core Testing -- THE Journal

Everything You Need to Know About Common Core Testing -- THE Journal | Common Core State Standards | Scoop.it
The dawn of the Common Core Standards has been coupled with the creation of new assessment methods. These sample questions give educators a snapshot of what the upcoming tests will llook like.
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Writing: Scaffolding and Gathering Evidence

Writing: Scaffolding and Gathering Evidence | Common Core State Standards | Scoop.it

As an English teacher I have said, "Include evidence in your essay." more often than the Math teacher down the hall has said, "Show your work."


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Into the Common Core: One Classroom's Journey

Into the Common Core: One Classroom's Journey | Common Core State Standards | Scoop.it
A veteran teacher finds it tough going to lead her students toward mastery of the common standards in English/language arts.

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Tackling Complex Text

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Up-Close Reading: Tackling Complex Text | Scholastic.com

 

Are your students ready to attack complex text and break it down for absolute understanding? They will be well on their way with these strategies!


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Close reading strategies.

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Deborah Sarmir's comment, June 9, 2013 12:59 PM
Great strategies for a much needed skill!