Achieve the Core
Updated: 
2016
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  • English Language Arts
  • Middle School
Common Core
A close reading activity based on the story, “The Great Wall” and includes instructions for implementation, text dependent questions, vocabulary and...

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  • English Language Arts
  • Middle School
Common Core
A close reading activity based on the story, “Amelia Earhart: First Lady of Flight” and includes instructions for implementation, text dependent...
Achieve the Core
Updated: 
2016
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  • English Language Arts
  • Middle School
Common Core
The goal of this two day exemplar is to give students the opportunity to use the reading and writing habits they’ve been practicing on a regular...
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  • English Language Arts
  • Middle School
Common Core
The goal of this three day exemplar is to give students the opportunity to use the reading and writing habits they’ve been practicing on a regular...
Achieve the Core
Updated: 
2016
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  • English Language Arts
  • Middle School
Common Core
The goal of this two to four day exemplar is to give teachers multiple pathways to careful reading of a typical middle school science textbook with...
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Common Core
This reader for middle school students explores current issues through informational texts, questions that promote critical thinking, photography...
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  • English Language Arts
  • MS, HS
New York DOE
How can students begin to change the world with their writing? By composing specific and sophisticated commentary, that’s how! This lesson serves as...
ELA_Team
Updated: 
2016
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  • English Language Arts
  • Middle School
Common Core
Can be used with students 1st Lesson on subject. Aligned with Common Core State Standards: RL.6.2, RL.7.2, RL.8.2
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  • English Language Arts
  • Middle School
Common Core
Children on the Outside. The scheme focuses on children and war, and uses extracts from texts, both fiction and non-fiction, to explore the idea...
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Common Core
Students use their research to write an essay to inform about one important “rule to live by” supported with facts, definitions, concrete details,...