Getting to the Core of English Language Arts, Grades 6-12: How to Meet the Common Core State Standards with Lessons from the Classroom

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Each lesson template includes:
-Intended grade level band, timeline, and the type of student writing involved
-Connections to supporting theory, including the Backward Design model
-Variations to differentiate the lesson for diverse student populations
-Ways to link the lesson to technology and service learning
-Reproducible handouts

The lesson narratives also give tips for incorporating technology into lessons and connecting them to enduring theorists in education (Dewey, Bloom, and Gardner). The final section offers collaboration strategies for connecting via technology to colleagues beyond the school building and working together on CCSS-based ELA lessons. This practical, easy-to-use guide will help you navigate the most efficient route to creating standards-based lessons that optimize student learning.

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Author Vicky Giouroukakis, Maureen Connolly
Publisher Corwin Press
Publication Date 2012
Edition No
Pages 240
ISBN13 9781452218816