chapter 1. The promise and the peril of the Common Core State Standards -- chapter 2. Old wine in broken bottles : the Common Core State Standards and "Zombie New Criticism" -- chapter 3. Using the most powerful resource we have for teaching students something new : the case for background knowledge -- chapter 4. Teaching for transfer : why students need to learn how to attend to any text -- chapter 5. No text is an island : how to get students farther with text-by-text sequencing -- chapter 6. Aiming for complex interpretation : how to be street smart about choosing complex texts -- chapter 7. Putting our money where our mouths are : our unit for teaching "Letter from a Birmingham jail".
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Common Core State Standards (Education) (LCSH)
Education -- Standards -- United States. (LCSH)
Education -- Standards -- United States -- 21st century. (LCSH)