Fill Your Class with Rich, Text-Based Discussion
Complex texts warrant close reading and inspire thoughtful conversation. Highlighted features of Common Core Exemplar Resource Instruction include:
Classroom Collaboration activities guide students to discuss texts in depth, segment by segment.
Think Through the Text
Think Through the Text questions ensure that students comprehend a text during their first read.
Analyze the Text
Analyze the Text questions require text evidence that sends students into a deep second read.
Academic Vocabulary instruction provides student-friendly definitions for Tier Two words in each segment.
Domain Specific Vocabulary
Domain Specific Vocabulary instruction helps students make sense of Tier Three words.
Prepare Students for Common Core Assessments
Complex texts such as the Text Exemplars are likely to appear in the new assessments.
Performance Tasks lead students through multi-step assignments to analyze and respond to texts.
Student Checklists help students embed quality responses into their written or oral presentations.