The Gretchen Owocki Common Core Reading and Writing Book Series
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The Gretchen Owocki Common Core Reading and Writing Book Series

Link to The Common Core Lesson Book, K-5
Working with Increasingly Complex Literature, Informational Text, and Foundational Reading Skills

Gretchen Owocki

“To reach their potential, children need an engaging environment and a reason to learn. This book is aimed at helping teachers implement quality Common Core instruction around this principle.”
—Gretchen Owocki

The quality of instruction is the most important factor in helping students meet the Common Core Standards. That’s why Gretchen Owocki’s Common Core Lesson Book... more

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Link to The Common Core Writing Book, K-5
Lessons for a Range of Tasks, Purposes, and Audiences

Gretchen Owocki

“As we work within the Common Core, we must take care to not lose sight of meaningful teaching and learning. In working toward the new standards, kids are going to be doing hard things. But children can still write for reasons that matter. This is not inconsistent with the goals of the Common Core State Standards.”
—Gretchen Owocki “My goal with The Common Core Writing Book,” writes Gretchen Owocki,... more

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Link to The Common Core Reading Book, 6–8
Lessons for Increasingly Complex Literature, Informational Texts, and Content-Area Reading

Gretchen Owocki

“Working effectively with the standards requires the critical understanding that the teacher-not the standard or the program-is the most important variable affecting adolescents' achievement.”
—Gretchen Owocki The Common Core Reading Book, 6–8 makes the reading goals of the standards doable for teachers in every content area. It also keeps the focus on instruction that's meaningful to adolescents... more

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Link to The Common Core Writing Book, 6-8
Lessons for a Range of Tasks, Purposes, and Audiences

Gretchen Owocki

The practices you will find in this book have been used effectively by many teachers. Here they are altered and redesigned with special attention to the CCSS—in a way that maintains the potential for teacher control and decision making in the best interest of learners. —Gretchen Owocki Whether it’s developing arguments, writing informational texts, or pulling evidence from literary and informational texts... more

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