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Could you recommend titles for reading aloud and shared reading experiences for Grade 2?

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The World's Most Dangerous Place

Examining the civil war in Syria through the eyes of young people

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Tracking Turtles

This science lesson focuses on close reading and text features.

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Koala Caretakers

An article about saving the koala offers a lesson in collecting evidence.

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5 Ways to Reach Every Reader

Literacy expert Pam Allyn shares her top tips.

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Common Core Math Tips From a Veteran Teacher

Veteran Math coach Bob Krech shares his winning plays.

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How Common Core Is Playing Out in the States

An overview of implementation in all 50 states and Washington, D.C.

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Life, Death and the Stories In Between

War Stories

Books and lesson plans to help you observe Memorial Day with your students

Poetry: Explore the Power of Words

A multi-genre approach to teaching poetry

 

The Common Core: Mathematics

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The Common Core: English Language Arts

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Glossary of English Language Arts Terms

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Crafting Evidence-Based Questions

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10 Tips for Parents

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An Introduction to Reading Unbound: Michael Smith

What studies reveal about reading for pleasure

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Connecting Literary and Informational Texts: Michael Smith

How young readers make connections between literature and nonfiction

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Pleasure Reading and the CCSS: Michael Smith

Connecting pleasure reading with mastery of complex texts

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