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Cover Art for Voices from the Middle, Vol. 21, No. 1, September 2013Voices from the Middle – Explore the Web-only content of recent issues for the "Common Core Connections"


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Content Literacy: Four Factors in Building an Effective Instructional Framework (On Demand)

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Literacies of Disciplines: An NCTE Policy Research Brief




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Literacy in Learning ExchangeWorking in Concert to Strengthen Literacy Education Across the NationCollaborative tools, resources, and stories of groups engaged in professional learning around literacy topics.


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Standards-based lesson plans and strategies to enrich your repertoire!  Visit

Blending the Past with Today’s Technology: Using Prezi to Prepare for Historical Fiction Lesson Plan
To prepare for literature circles featuring historical novels, students research the decades of the 1930s to the 1990s and share their information using Prezi, a web application for creating multimedia presentations.

Preparing Students for Success with Reading in the Content Areas Strategy Guide
In this strategy guide, you’ll learn how to determine the level and type of support you need to provide students based on careful preparation as a content area expert.

Supporting Student Comprehension in Content Area Reading Strategy Guide
In this strategy guide, you’ll learn a few simple, yet powerful, techniques to encourage students to use peer talk and writing to enhance their understanding of content area texts.

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