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Leaders of Their Own Learning helps teachers master the student-engaged assessment strategies which are infused throughout the curriculum (such as learning targets, checking for understanding, and models, critique, and descriptive feedback). It also presents other powerful strategies (like student-led conferences) that help students own their learning.
Transformational Literacy: Making the Common Core Shift with Work That Matters equips teachers to deepen their implementation of the curriculum, sharpen their understanding of the instructional shifts, internalize curriculum design decisions, and support all students to excel.
Full-Year packages include just central texts, OR central texts along with printed teacher curriculum, and student packets. These packages support up to 25 students. You choose the combination of modules.
Go á la carte if you’ve already purchased some of your central texts but want to complete your materials with additional books or the printed curriculum components.
“It is assumed that teachers will provide additional time within their literacy blocks for supporting students in reading a high volume of text at the independent reading level.”
Independent Reading Level Assessment (IRLA) Starter Kits provide the structure, framework, and materials aligned to the Common Core State Standards to ensure every student is reading independently and making progress towards proficiency and higher.
One IRLA Starter Kit includes: 1 IRLA, 1 IRLA Handbook and 1 Conference Notebook. A set of Reading Acquisition Skills Cards and 150 titles to serve as a rotating Common Core leveled classroom libary. For more information, visit our IRLA Starter Kits page
ARC’s Thematic Research Collections are multilevel text sets that support the Performance Tasks in each of the NYS ELA Modules, and include many of the recommended texts.
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Becoming a Close Reader and Writing to Learn: My Librarian Is a Camel: Bringing Books to Children around the World
Researching to Build Knowledge and Teaching Others: Adaptations and the Wide World of Frogs
Researching to Build Knowledge and Teaching Others: Connecting Literary and Informational Texts to Study Culture Then and Now
Considering Perspectives and Supporting Opinions: Staging Stories
Gathering Evidence and Speaking to Others: The Role of Freshwater around the World
Becoming a Close Reader and Writing to Learn: Native Americans in New York
This module is under revision by New York State. Revised curriculum for this module will not be available for some time.
Becoming a Close Reader and Writing to Learn: Poetry, Biography and Writer’s Identity
Researching to Build Knowledge and Teaching Others: Interdependent Roles in Colonial Times
Considering Perspectives and Supporting Opinions: Simple Machines
Considering Perspectives and Supporting Opinions: The American Revolution
Gathering Evidence and Speaking to Others: the Leadership of Frederick Douglass, Susan B. Anthony, and DeWitt Clinton
Becoming a Close Reader and Writing to Learn: Stories of Human Rights
Researching to Build Knowledge and Teaching Others: Biodiversity in Rainforests of the Western Hemisphere
Researching to Build Knowledge and Teaching Others: Inventions that Changed People’s Lives
Considering Perspectives and Supporting Opinions: Sports and Athletes’ Impact on Culture
Considering Perspectives and Supporting Opinions: Balancing Competing Needs in Canada
Gathering Evidence and Speaking to Others: Natural Disasters in the Western Hemisphere
Working with Evidence: Rules to Live By
Understanding through Research: The Land of the Golden Mountain
Forming Positions: Insecticides: Controlling Disease or Saving Wildlife?
Reading Closely and Writing to Learn: Journeys
Working with Evidence: Child Labor
Understanding Perspectives: Slavery: The People Could Fly.
Books not required for this Module
Research, Decision Making, and Forming Positions: Water is Life
Reading Closely and Writing to Learn: Finding Home: Immigration
Working with Evidence: Taking a Stand
Understanding through Research: Japanese American Relations in WWII
Forming Positions: Sustainability of the World’s Food Supply
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