Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening are Grounded in Evidence from the Text
NCTE resources explore how student-centered teaching remains crucial to every classroom and many provide examples of upholding NCTE principles of effective teaching in a time of Core Standards.
- Supporting Students in Time of Core Standards – 4 books across grades PreK-12
- 360 Degrees of Text: Using Poetry to Teach Close Reading and Powerful Writing
- Reading in the Reel World
- Learning to Write for Readers: Using Brain-Based Strategies
- Talking in Class: Using Discussion to Enhance Teaching and Learning
- Making Meaning from Text: Modeling Comprehension for English Language Learners
- Representing Close Reading in Academic Writing - online
- Summarization in any Subject
Teaching Close Reading in Academic Writing
excerpt from sarah?
View videos featuring educators sharing their insights on how to frame instruction, keep teachers as decision-makers, and put students at the center of learning while planning for the Core.
Gain insights by reading these teaching vignettes:
- Learn more about text complexity and using texts to scaffold instruction in this high school classroom (vignette, chart).
- Visit a middle school classroom where students make authentic connections with the outside world through a Social Justice Photo Journal project (vignette, chart).
- Teach and assess for deeper understanding of theme in this elementary classroom (vignette, chart).
- Engage students in one-to-one conferences as well as whole-class discussions in preschool and elementary classrooms. (vignette, chart).
All vignettes are taken from the NCTE Supporting Students in a Time of Core Standards book series.