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Literacy in History and Social Studies: Learning Station Activities to Meet CCSS builds student interest, allows for inquiry, and increases student achievement. Includes Common Core State Standards matrices. Can be used for center activities, whole-class instruction, or individual assignments. History and Social Studies topics include: Civil War, Westward Migration, Immigration, WomenÕs Suffrage, and Citizenship: Rights and Responsibilities. --Mark Twain Media Publishing Company specializes in providing captivating, supplemental books and decorative resources to complement middle- and upper-grade classrooms. Designed by leading educators, the product line covers a range of subjects including mathematics, sciences, language arts, social studies, history, government, fine arts, and character. Mark Twain Media also provides innovative classroom solutions for bulletin boards and interactive whiteboards. Since 1977, Mark Twain Media has remained a reliable source for a wide variety of engaging classroom resources.

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Genre: Education
Author: Schyrlet Cameron
Publisher: Mark Twain Media
Release: 2014-01-15
File: 48 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781622234608

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Literacy—it’s not just for English teachers anymore! The new Common Core English Language Arts Standards aren’t just for English teachers. Fluent reading and writing are critically important to the study of history/social studies, science, and technical subjects, too. In this practical resource, you’ll use teacher-tested, CCSS-based lessons as models—and follow the principles of the Backward Design approach to curriculum development to set and meet your goals. Each lesson template includes The teaching strategies you’ll utilize Ways to incorporate technology and media Variations for differentiation and interdisciplinary connections Links to the work of major educational theorists

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Genre: Education
Author: Vicky Giouroukakis
Publisher: Corwin Press
Release: 2013-05-06
File: 264 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781483331072

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Standards-based learning just got a lot easier This new version of the Common Core Companion provides a Smart Chart Index for all states implementing state-specific ELA standards. This index allows you to see in an instant which of your standards are the same as CCSS, which differ and how—and which page number to turn to for standards-based teaching ideas. Beyond that? It’s the same great go-to guide for implementing the standards into daily practice across English Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects.

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Genre: Education
Author: Jim Burke
Publisher: Corwin Press
Release: 2017-05-16
File: 432 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781506397917

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Standards-based learning just got a lot easier This new version of the Common Core Companion provides a Smart Chart Index for all states implementing state-specific ELA standards. This index allows you to see in an instant which of your standards are the same as CCSS, which differ and how—and which page number to turn to for standards-based teaching ideas. Beyond that? It’s the same great go-to guide for implementing the standards into daily practice across English Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects.

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Genre: Education
Author: James R. Burke
Publisher: Corwin Press
Release: 2017-05-16
File: 432 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781506397931

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A collection of hands on learning activities with creative ideas that fit in nicely with alternative assessments.

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Genre: Education
Author: Marilyn Kretzer
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Release: 1996
File: 64 Pages
ISBN-13: 0590963813

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Common Core Literacy for ELA, History/Social Studies, and theHumanities In this age of the Common Core State Standards, all content areateachers must integrate literacy standards into their curriculum.If you're like most content area educators, you're feeling a bitoverwhelmed at the thought of applying the new standards, or youmight just need a little extra help. In this hands-on resource, Common Core literacy expert KatherineMcKnight offers secondary teachers a clear understanding of whatliteracy looks like in English Language Arts (ELA), social studies,and other humanities-related subjects. She gives educators proventeaching techniques that will help them to develop literacy skillsin their students. The book offers a wealth of practical strategiesand activities that content area teachers can integrate seamlessly.Included are A selection of activities that support literacy skills andbuild content knowledge Ideas for implementing the literacy requirements of the CommonCore in specific content areas An easy-to-use Difficulty Dial that indicates the complexity ofeach activity Robust student samples that bring the activities to life acrossa variety of grade levels Praise for Common Core Literacy for ELA, History/SocialStudies, and the Humanities "McKnight eloquently dispels much of the mythology surroundingthe new standards, and explains how to help students find success.You'll find this engaging book your 'go-to' resource forimplementing the Common Core!" — Richard M. Cash,Ed.D., Educational Consultant; Author, AdvancingDifferentiation: Thinking and Learning for the 21st Century "While this book would be a gift to any beginning teacher, itspractical and comprehensible support for literacy as defined by theCommon Core State Standards makes it a must-have for all teachers."— Laura Garner, Language Arts Coordinator, BerkeleyCounty (South Carolina) Public Schools "This is a must-read for all middle and high school content areateachers! McKnight shows how every strategy in the book supportsstudent achievement of the Common Core." — LeAnnNickelsen, M.Ed., Educational Consultant; Coauthor, DeeperLearning and Bringing the Common Core to Life in K – 8Classrooms

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Genre: Education
Author: Katherine S. McKnight
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2014-04-18
File: 216 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781118710265

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The tri-fold laminated reference guide Common Core Standards & English Language Arts: Strategies for Student Success (Grades 6-12) by Toby Karten presents an at-a-glance overview of the CCSS for English Language Arts (ELA) for students in grades 6-12. It is intended to help middle and high school teachers understand the organization and application of the standards for diverse students, including those with special needs.Topics covered in the guide include: * Challenges of the cross-disciplinary design of CCSS for ELA at the secondary level * College and career readiness (CCR) * CCR anchor standards for reading: literature (RL) and informational text (RI) * CCR anchor standards for writing (W) * CCR anchor standards for speaking and listening (SL) * CCR anchor standards for language (L) * Differentiating instruction for students at different reading levels * Models for measuring and evaluating text complexity * Strategies for helping students with disabilities achieve ELA standards The CCSS for ELA raise the bar to ensure students master the reading, writing, speaking and listening, and language skills they need to be college and career ready in literacy. They will yield effective outcomes for all students—including those with disabilities—if educators creatively and consistently embrace them and connect them to all of their students.

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Genre: Education
Author: Toby Karten
Publisher: National Professional Resources Inc./Dude Publishing
Release: 2013-01-01
File: 6 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781935609827

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This practical resource shows you how to apply Sam Wineburgs highly acclaimed approach to teaching, "Reading Like a Historian," in your middle and high school classroom to increase academic literacy and spark students curiosity. Chapters cover key moments in American history, beginning with exploration and colonization and ending with the Cuban Missile Crisis.

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Genre: Education
Author: Sam Wineburg
Publisher: Teachers College Press
Release: 2015-04-26
File: 168 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780807772379

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Standards-based learning just got a lot easier This new version of the Common Core Companion provides a Smart Chart Index for all states implementing state-specific ELA standards. This index allows you to see in an instant which of your standards are the same as CCSS, which differ and how—and which page number to turn to for standards-based teaching ideas. Beyond that? It’s the same great go-to guide for implementing the standards, translating each and every standard for reading, writing, speaking and listening, language, and foundational skills into the day-to-day “what you do.”

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Genre: Education
Author: Sharon Taberski
Publisher: Corwin Press
Release: 2017-05-23
File: 376 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781506397993

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Essentials of Elementary Social Studies is a teacher friendly text that provides comprehensive treatment of classroom planning, instruction, and strategies. Praised for its dynamic approaches and a writing style that is conversational, personal, and professional, this text enables and encourages teachers to effectively teach elementary social studies using creative and active learning strategies. New to this Edition This fourth edition has been significantly refined with new and relevant topics and strategies needed for effectively teaching elementary social studies. • Keeping with the book's emphasis on planning and teaching, a full, new chapter on lesson plans has been added. This chapter is designed to provide elementary teachers with 14 classroom tested lessons for each grade level (K-6). • A new chapter on technology is designed to better prepare elementary teachers to effectively teach social studies with technology. Attention is given to digital history, media literacy, teaching with film and music, and numerous other types of impactful technology. • Each chapter now includes a “Resources” section. The resources section provides various resources for further development. The section includes articles, books, and web resources. • Each chapter now includes “Extension” and "Focus" activities. These activities provide readers with the opportunity to extend the learning experience with relevant and meaningful scenarios. Instructors can also use the extension and focus activities as class activities. • Brand new companion website expands on chapter content and provides resources for further study (www.routledge.com/cw/Turner).

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Genre: Education
Author: Thomas N. Turner
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2012-11-30
File: 288 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780415638500

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