Daily 5


Common Core State Standards

Regarding Common Core

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With the onset of Common Core State Standards and the growing rhetoric around spending more time teaching and test preparation, we need to keep a laser focus on what we know to be true about how children learn.

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Once Upon a Concept–Fun with Informational Text

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Although fiction has traditionally been a popular choice for read-alouds, informational text is a strong alternative that offers many benefits.

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All-Important Evidence, Part 2 of 2

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Thirteen additional ways for learners to use text evidence in their literacy work.

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All-Important Evidence, Part 1 of 2

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When students read, write, and speak, they must be able to refer to text evidence.

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The ABC's of the Common Core: R–Z

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Here are a few practical ideas that may help teachers implement the Common Core State Standards for reading in grade K?5 and beyond.

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The ABC's of the Common Core: I–Q

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Here are a few practical ideas that may help teachers implement the Common Core State Standards for reading in grade K?5 and beyond.

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The ABC's of the Common Core: A–H

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Here are a few practical ideas that may help teachers implement the Common Core State Standards for reading in grade K?5 and beyond.

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Daily 5 Provides the Foundation for Teaching

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Like the foundation of strong buildings, the Daily 5 lays the powerful groundwork for teaching the Common Core.

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Making Time for Literary Conversations

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These conversations are so important, they are a Common Core Standard for every grade level. We find one of the best ways to facilitate these deep and meaningful discussions is through read alouds.

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Daily 5 and RTI—A Perfect Marriage

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Here's why the Daily 5 structure combines perfectly with RTI.

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