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E-book Coming Soon:  Text Complexity: Supporting Student Readers


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Online Learning

InvestigationsInvestigation: Teaching & Assessing Synthesis of Informational Texts (Grades 3-8)

Close Reading: The Assessment-Instruction Connection (On Demand) 

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Research & Position Statements

NCTE StatementsNCTE Guidelines for Dealing with Censorship of Nonprint and Multimedia Materials 

Students Right to Read

 

NCLE

Literacy in Learning ExchangeA Resource…A Collaboration…A Coalition…A Movement to Transform Literacy Education in America.  Visit www.literacyinlearningexchange.org to find collaborative tools, resources, and stories of groups engaged in professional learning around topics related to building capacity!

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ReadWriteThink

Standards-based lesson plans and strategies to enrich your repertoire!  Visit www.readwritethink.org.

Close Reading of Literary Texts Strategy Guide
This strategy guide will help you choose text that is appropriate for close reading and to plan for instruction that supports students’ development of the habits associated with careful, multi-engagement reading of literary prose and poetry.

Poetry Reading and Interpretation Through Extensive Modeling Lesson Plan
Students will research, read, clarify, analyze, and interpret John Berryman’s poetry and create a sustained evaluation of a given poem in a three- to four-page essay.

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