Designing a Concept-Based Curriculum for English Language Arts: Meeting the Common Core With Intellectual Integrity, K-12
Fusing Lynn Erickson’s groundbreaking curriculum model with implementation guidelines and sample units, this important new book will put you on the fast track to using concept-based curriculum in your school or district.
Lanning shows you how to design a curriculum that:
-Functions as a framework for lesson plans
-Unites the efforts of ELA teachers district-wide
-Addresses core standards while focusing on student understanding
-Creates a ripple effect helping to align curriculum, assessments, and instruction
One thing we know for certain: the Common Core will become yet-another failed initiative unless our curriculum provides a clear, unambiguous picture of how to teach for understanding. The solution? A concept-based curriculum. Where can you learn how to create one? Designing a Concept-Based Curriculum in English Language Arts.