Rigor is creating an environment in which each student is expected to learn at high levels,
each student is supported so he or she can learn at high levels,
and each student demonstrates learning at high levels (Blackburn, 2008).

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Resources for Close Reading for the Common Core

Although almost any text can be used for close reading, there are some sample sources that can be particularly helpful.  For example, the New York Times publishes Room for Debate, in which guest columnists present views on key issues.  Achieve the Core (provides sample lessons with close reading exemplars.  And Kelly Gallagher gives texts he uses in his classroom in his articles of the week.  You may also want to refer to the list of exemplars provided in the Common Core State Standards.  

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