Cracking the Common Core

Choosing and Using Texts in Grades 6-12

William E. Lewis, Sharon Walpole, and Michael C. McKenna
Foreword by Jeffrey Menzer and Jacob Nagy

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February 17, 2014
ISBN 9781462513185
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234 Pages
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February 18, 2014
ISBN 9781462513130
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234 Pages
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Read a Q&A with featured author, Sharon Walpole!
The reproducible materials can be downloaded and printed in PDF format.
Foreword, Jeffrey Menzer and Jacob Nagy

1. Embracing the Common Core

2. Understanding Adolescent Readers

3. Understanding Challenging Texts

4. Designing Challenging Text Sets

5. Building Background Knowledge

6. Supporting Students during Reading

7. Implementing High-Quality Discussions after Reading

8. Text-Based Writing to Support Understanding

9. Research in the Content Areas

10. Leading for Change

Appendix 1. Text Set Examples from English Language Arts

Appendix 2. Text Set Examples from History/Social Studies

Appendix 3. Text Set Examples from Science