Plan & Ask Text-Dependent Questions

Plan & Ask Text-Dependent Questions

Plan & Ask Text-Dependent Questions Mar 1, 2019 | [Reading] To teach the K-12 college and career-ready standards in reading comprehension, teachers must be asking text-dependent questions. The characteristics of such a question include: The answer is implied...
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...