Tagged: Common Core State Standards
At the heart of Differentiated Lessons is the desire to assist educators in embedding a self-reflective learning process in the classroom while providing students in all subjects continual opportunities to individualize their learning, says ELA teacher Jennifer Wirtz.
The activities in Lisa Morris’ book on teaching ELA with the CCSS in grades 2-5 are easily adapted for each level, including middle grades 4&5. Reviewer Linda Biondi also liked the extensive mentor texts and came away with oodles of lesson ideas.
Common Core State Standards: We point to essential links, free PD resources, critiques, help for parents & future forecasts.
In the middle grades, arts integration can deepen learning, address the Common Core, and spark academic progress across the curriculum.
We interview middle grades “teacherpreneur” Sarah Henchey about her school-based leadership role in developing integrated CCSS curriculum.