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Materials used in Shift 1 Presentation September 12, 2012

A number of Washoe educators gathered to explore Shift 1—the importance of building general content knowledge.  The discussions focused on a presentation by Robert Pondiscio, Vice President of Core Knowledge (Part I & Part II), and a review of a … Continue reading

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K-5 Text Genre Map

Denise Alterio, Judy Carr and Lynn Miler, working for the Sullivan County Board of Cooperative Educational Services, has created the following genre map (here). The map describes the elements of Shift 1—a balance of informational and literary text.

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