This teacher-friendly resource addresses one of the most important critical reading skills in the Common Core State Standards --reading across multiple texts. As the world grows ever more complicated, students more than ever need to become skillful at reading multiple sources, comparing, contrasting, and integrating texts. Responding specifically to Standards 7 and 9, this guide shows teachers how to work with students as they read, think about, critique, and evaluate multiple texts, including narrative and informational, print, graphic, and video, hard copy and online. The authors provide strategies for helping students answer text-dependent questions, find evidence in a text, and scan for information. Model lessons developed and taught by the authors and their professional colleagues will be especially useful to teachers whether they are beginning or expanding their own teaching of multiple texts.It offers examples of lessons wherein students read to compare and contrast elements of these texts. ... Poems, short stories, fables, and even essays could be considered literary texts if they contains literary features (National Assessmentanbsp;...
|Title||:||Reading Across Multiple Texts in the Common Core Classroom, K-5|
|Author||:||Janice A. Dole, Brady E. Donaldson, Rebecca S. Donaldson|
|Publisher||:||Teachers College Press - 2014-10-03|