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Keystone_Exams_Understanding_Depth_of_Knowledge_and_Cognitive_Complexity.pdf

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Ideas for Struggling Readers to Support CCSS Content Area Literacy Expectations: Define, Summarize, Compare

Ideas for Struggling Readers to Support CCSS Content Area Literacy Expectations: Define, Summarize, Compare | Continuing Professional Development - CCMS | Scoop.it

Peter Pappas provides 18 lessons organized by 1) comprehension strategy and 2) reader audience.

 

Teachers granted permission to modify and use in their specific subject areas with students struggling with Common Core reader tasks.


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Argumentative Writing and Developing Writers: Grade 7

Argumentative Writing and Developing Writers: Grade 7 | Continuing Professional Development - CCMS | Scoop.it

DR. DEB GOLLNITZ

 

Meeting the Common Core

 

"There is clear differentiation between writing argument and writing persuasion, and the Common Core State Standards emphasize this difference.


Developing writers, particularly in middle level grades, have difficulty separating the purposes of these two modes."

 

 


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Library Of Congress Unveils Massive Common Core Resource Center | Edudemic

Library Of Congress Unveils Massive Common Core Resource Center | Edudemic | Continuing Professional Development - CCMS | Scoop.it

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OER Commons

OER Commons | Continuing Professional Development - CCMS | Scoop.it
Open Education Resources (OER) are teaching and learning materials freely available online for everyone to use, whether you are an instructor, student, or self-learner.
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Fiction vs. nonfiction | Jay Mathews

Fiction vs. nonfiction | Jay Mathews | Continuing Professional Development - CCMS | Scoop.it

Everyone hopes new standards will get students out of a reading slump. But the demand for more nonfiction reading is being resisted by English teachers.

 

Bauerlein and Stotsky report


...doesn’t see why English classes have to carry the nonfiction weight. Social studies and science courses can do that. The real battle, he says, will be in the elementary schools, where lesson plans have failed to provide the vocabulary, background knowledge and context that make good readers."


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Homepage - ReadWriteThink

Homepage - ReadWriteThink | Continuing Professional Development - CCMS | Scoop.it
Providing educators and students access to the highest quality practices and resources in reading and language arts instruction.
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Common Core: Making the Shifts

Common Core: Making the Shifts | Continuing Professional Development - CCMS | Scoop.it

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ROE SchoolWorks's curator insight, December 12, 2012 2:39 PM

Insights from ASCD, a trusted source for pertinent information for educators.

ROE SchoolWorks's curator insight, December 12, 2012 2:40 PM

Insights from ASCD, a trusted source for pertinent information for educators.

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List: What Common Core authors suggest high schoolers should read

List: What Common Core authors suggest high schoolers should read | Continuing Professional Development - CCMS | Scoop.it
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Common core sparks war over words

Common core sparks war over words | Continuing Professional Development - CCMS | Scoop.it
English teachers around country worry that new academic standards are pushing out literature.
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Special Education Leaders To Discuss Aligning IEPs to the Common Core

Special Education Leaders To Discuss Aligning IEPs to the Common Core | Continuing Professional Development - CCMS | Scoop.it

...During Free PresenceLearning Webinar

 

December 11, 2012 webinar addresses the shift in special education services for districts implementing the Common Core...

Identify the shift in language required to align with the Common Core. Review a guiding framework for writing IEPs with CCSS-aligned goals and objectives. Recognize a CCSS-aligned IEP for primary and middle school grades.
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"CommonCore does not abandon literature,but does require that teachers work more deliberately w/ informational texts."

"CommonCore does not abandon literature,but does require that teachers work more deliberately w/ informational texts." | Continuing Professional Development - CCMS | Scoop.it

You have probably heard some buzz about incorporating a lot more non-fiction in your classroom. Rest assured that the Common Core does not abandon literature, but it does require that teachers work more deliberately with informational texts. This Q/A article will help you to make sense of this shift and provide you with some practical tips and resources to get started.


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Preview two samples of Common Core lessons

Preview two samples of Common Core lessons | Continuing Professional Development - CCMS | Scoop.it

ELA, Grade 7: A 4- or 5-day unit on Laura Hillenbrand’s “Unbroken” (about an American prisoner of war in Japan during World War II) and Jeanne and James Houston’s “Farewell to Manzanar” (about an internment camp for Japanese Americans).

 

Objectives: Push students to think critically about two divergent WWII stories. 

 

http://www.lohud.com/article/20121028/NEWS03/121027004/Preview-two-samples-Common-Core-lessons?nclick_check=1

 


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Charlotte Danielson connects with #CommonCore

Charlotte Danielson delivers one of the keynote speeches at Chancellor Walcott's Principal Conference on Saturday, June 4, 2011, talking about NYC's instructional…...


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Writing: Linking the CCSS for Writing with the Trait of ORGANIZATION

Writing: Linking the CCSS for Writing with the Trait of ORGANIZATION | Continuing Professional Development - CCMS | Scoop.it

Organization: ordering ideas to make them both clear and interesting. We’ll define the trait, link it to the CCSS for writing, and suggest favorite books to use as mentor texts in teaching important elements of Organization—including leads, endings, and transitions.


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Educational Leadership:Strong Readers All:Vocabulary: Five Common Misconceptions

Educational Leadership:Strong Readers All:Vocabulary: Five Common Misconceptions | Continuing Professional Development - CCMS | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
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