Tag Archives: Close Reading Exemplars

New Link to Social Studies Close Reading Examples

If you were having any trouble accessing the Social Studies Close Reading Examples, use the new link here. There are over 30 well-vetted close reading lessons that promote CCSS literacy outcomes while simultaneously teaching content. You can read more about … Continue reading

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10 Steps to Accessing the Social Studies Close Readings

If you are having any trouble locating the Social Studies Close Reading Examples, you can use these directions. It is a pictorial guide (here) to accessing the material.

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Over 30 New Social Studies Close Reading Examples Available

Social studies teachers, Implementation Specialists, and personnel within Curriculum & Instruction have spent the last year creating, editing, vetting, and reediting close reading examples that match the expectations of the Common Core. You can access them on Edmodo using this … Continue reading

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CTP Goes to Hawaii

The Core Task Project was shared in Hawaii—regretfully the person writing this post couldn’t go with. Participants walked through the CTP with the same content explored here and here. You can retrieve what was shared in Hawaii in the links … Continue reading

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Bishop Manogue HS Trains on the CTP

Staff from Bishop Manogue gathered today to review the Close Reading Strategy via video and a Close Reading Exemplar. Below are the resources shared with this audience. CTP Manogue PowerPoint Coleman Describing the Close Reading Strategy Notetaker Grades 9-10 Exemplar … Continue reading

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Lafayette School District Trains on the Core Task Project

Linked below are the materials shared with K-5 educators in Lafayette, California. Participants took part in the Core Task Project during their professional development day on October 8th. The purpose of the presentation was to assist Lafayette in its implementation of … Continue reading

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Washoe Teachers Pilot CTP-ESL

On Monday, the ESL & World Language Department partnered with the Curriculum & Instruction Department on the Core Task Project-ESL. The hope of this endeavor is to identity appropriate scaffolds for ELs, when employing the close reading strategy, and use … Continue reading

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