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Ideas to make novels the anchor texts of ELA units

NCLE SmartBrief | May 18, 2015

Novels should serve as the anchoring texts for Common Core State Standards-based language-arts units, writes Ryan McCarty, a coach with the Achievement Network. In this blog post, he shares online resources and sample lessons and explains close-reading techniques for novels. Teaching Channel (05/15)


N.Y. district gives students more choice in summer reading

NCLE SmartBrief | May 21, 2015

Educator: Digital tools boost students' poetry

NCLE SmartBrief | May 20, 2015

A skeptic's guide to coding in the classroom

NCLE SmartBrief | May 18, 2015

How the "senior slump" can affect future plans

NCLE SmartBrief | May 20, 2015

How to make literacy pop with bubble wrap

NCLE SmartBrief | May 21, 2015

Is "complex trauma" a disability under federal law?

NCLE SmartBrief | May 20, 2015

Va. 5th-graders learn history with video game

NCLE SmartBrief | May 20, 2015

Ark. students Skype with Holocaust survivor for project

NCLE SmartBrief | May 18, 2015

Literacy program in Colo. creates individual plans for struggling readers

NCLE SmartBrief | May 21, 2015


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