Plan & Ask Text-Dependent Questions

Plan & Ask Text-Dependent Questions

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Identify the Skill First & the Text Second

Identify the Skill First & the Text Second

Identify the Skill First & the Text Second May 6, 2018 | [Reading] The reading standards outline the skills students need to master, but they do not require that certain texts be read in order to teach them. Likewise, state assessments measure a student’s...
Narrow the Focus within your Core Reading Program

Narrow the Focus within your Core Reading Program

A Core Reading Program (a.k.a. the basal reading series) typically provides a rich assortment of text and instructional tools. It often offers differentiated texts and lessons and text for those on, above, and below-level. However, despite these positives, teachers...