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Common Core: Reading, Understanding & Analyzing Complex Texts

Common Core: Reading, Understanding & Analyzing Complex Texts | Science- Informational Texts | Scoop.it
In my previous post "Common Core: What is a 'complex text' anyway?" I wrote about the three aspects of a text that the Common Core measures to determine its “complexity," which include: 1) quantitative, 2) qualitative, 3) reader and task.

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Patrice Bucci's curator insight, April 9, 2013 5:47 PM

more ideas for understanding close reading of complex text...

Sarah McElrath's curator insight, April 11, 2013 4:01 PM

Love the google doc form. Also appreciate the staircase illustration.

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Reading Comprehension Passages-Science Content

Reading Comprehension Passages-Science Content | Science- Informational Texts | Scoop.it
Learn scientific words,terms and vocabulary while playing a game of hangman!

 

Reading comprehension passages aligned with science education.


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Classroom Connections: Common Core and Informational Science Texts, by Terrell A. Young | Booklist Online

Classroom Connections: Common Core and Informational Science Texts, by Terrell A.  Young | Booklist Online | Science- Informational Texts | Scoop.it

Booklist Online Book Review: Classroom Connections: Common Core and Informational Science Texts.Young, Terrell A. (author) and Barbara A.

 

When selecting informational texts, librarians and teachers must consider several characteristics. Books that are interesting and appealing compel readers to keep reading and make the information more memorable. The following criteria are important when selecting informational texts in general but particularly so for science books.


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McDonald's Goes Vegetarian — In India : NPR

McDonald's Goes Vegetarian — In India : NPR | Science- Informational Texts | Scoop.it
McDonald's plans to open the first in a series of all-vegetarian restaurants in India next year. But rest assured, in most locations around the world, meat will stay on the menu.

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Common Core Resources Available to All Teachers

To access these resources, educators will need to go to http://nms.org/Resources/CommonCore.  They will click on the “Get Free Resources” button and asked to create a profile.  Educators will then have unlimited access to these resources and all new open resources developed for PARCC by NMSI, ELC state team members, and PARCC staff members. Additional, free classroom-ready lessons are also available on the NMSI website.

 

Released materials are organized under the following strands:

PARCC Updates (e.g., Assessment and implementation)Curricular Tools (e.g., Model Content Frameworks, Tri-State Rubric, etc.)Instructional Resources (e.g., Using literary and informational texts, moving from single to multiple standards in mathematic instruction, science and social studies literacy, etc.,)Diverse Student Populations (e.g., Strategies for English Language Learners and Gifted and Talented Students, Testing Accommodations for students with disabilities, etc.,)Higher Education (e.g., College and Career Ready Determination, Models for pre-service teacher training, etc.,)Leadership (e.g., Administrator resources, state updates, etc.,)

 


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TIPS for supporting students understanding of informational texts in Science

TIPS for supporting students understanding of informational texts in Science | Science- Informational Texts | Scoop.it

Good questions to ask when trying to read new informational texts in Science.


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