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Description - Common Core Literacy for ELA, History/Social Studies, and the Humanities by Katherine S. McKnight

Common Core Literacy for ELA, History/Social Studies, and the
Humanities
In this age of the Common Core State Standards, all content area
teachers must integrate literacy standards into their curriculum.
If you're like most content area educators, you're feeling a bit
overwhelmed at the thought of applying the new standards, or you
might just need a little extra help.
In this hands-on resource, Common Core literacy expert Katherine
McKnight offers secondary teachers a clear understanding of what
literacy looks like in English Language Arts (ELA), social studies,
and other humanities-related subjects. She gives educators proven
teaching techniques that will help them to develop literacy skills
in their students. The book offers a wealth of practical strategies
and activities that content area teachers can integrate seamlessly.
Included are

A selection of activities that support literacy skills and
build content knowledge

Ideas for implementing the literacy requirements of the Common
Core in specific content areas

An easy-to-use Difficulty Dial that indicates the complexity of
each activity

Robust student samples that bring the activities to life across
a variety of grade levels

Praise for Common Core Literacy for ELA, History/Social
Studies, and the Humanities
"McKnight eloquently dispels much of the mythology surrounding
the new standards, and explains how to help students find success.
You'll find this engaging book your 'go-to' resource for
implementing the Common Core!" ? Richard M. Cash,
Ed.D., Educational Consultant; Author, Advancing
Differentiation: Thinking and Learning for the 21st Century
"While this book would be a gift to any beginning teacher, its
practical and comprehensible support for literacy as defined by the
Common Core State Standards makes it a must-have for all teachers."
? Laura Garner, Language Arts Coordinator, Berkeley
County (South Carolina) Public Schools
"This is a must-read for all middle and high school content area
teachers! McKnight shows how every strategy in the book supports
student achievement of the Common Core." ? LeAnn
Nickelsen, M.Ed., Educational Consultant; Coauthor, Deeper
Learning and Bringing the Common Core to Life in K ? 8
Classrooms

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781118710159
ISBN-10: 1118710150
Format: Paperback / softback
(275mm x 215mm x 12mm)
Pages: 216
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 27-May-2014
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Katherine S. McKnight

KATHERINE S. McKNIGHT, Ph.D., a former high school English teacher, is a professor of secondary education at National Louis University and a sought-after professional development consultant. McKnight is an active trainer for Staff Development for Educators. To learn more, go to www.katherinemcknight.com.

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