Core Ready is a dynamic series of books providing educators with critical tools for navigating the Common Core Standards effectively, fluidly, and successfully. In the pages of these books, readers see how to take complex concepts related to the standards and turn them into practical, specific, everyday lessons.
For more information on the Core Ready program, see Be Core Ready: Powerful, Effective Steps to Implementing and Achieving the Common Core State Standards ISBN: 9780132907460.
The Road to Knowledge: Information and Research is one of the 4 Doors to Core Ready for the standards-serious student and teacher.¿ It is a rich day-to-day, step-by-step guide for helping all students become Core Ready.¿ Using the books in The Core Ready Program, readers see how to turn the standards into meaningful instruction and learning.
Enter through this door in the Core Ready program to understand how to teach students the power of informational text and research, to learn to read information critically, and to write and analyze information using research skills.
This book guides teachers and students through three rich and dynamic lesson sets:
Grade 3:¿ What Matters Most: Research and Analysis in Informational Text
Grade 4:¿ What Happened and Why:¿Studying Cause and Effect through Events in History
Grade 5:¿ Knowledge Quest: Navigating and Integrating Multiple Sources as Researchers
These lesson sets focus on informational texts and research in ways that enliven, inform, and inspire. Through them, readers see how to use the unique text features and structure of informational text to notice patterns and identify key ideas and concepts while building a vocabulary of domain-specific language. By learning to extract information effectively and efficiently from a variety of text types, students become better prepared to be capable, thorough researchers who collect information from multiple sources and report findings to an audience in well-organized explanatory writing pieces, and visual or oral presentations.
Table of Contents
What Matters Most: Research and Analysis in Informational Text
What Happened and Why: Studying Cause and Effect through Events in History
Knowledge Quest: Navigating and Integrating Multiple Sources as Researchers
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$18.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-309310-0