College and Career Readiness Text Exemplars: Summer Reading for Teachers

Summer Reading for Teachers, Grades 11 – College and Career Readiness

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College and Career Readiness Text Exemplars: Summer Reading for Teachers

Summer Reading for Teachers, Grades 6–8

Stories │ Drama │ Poetry │ Informational Texts: English Language ArtsInformational Texts: History/Social Studies Informational Texts: Science, Mathematics, and Technical Subjects

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Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra burial

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Performers at the Globe Theater in London

“Shakespeare Uncovered” in the Classroom

“Shakespeare Uncovered” is a six-part PBS series featuring celebrated actors and directors exploring the back stories behind his most famous plays. This guide helps teachers navigate the series website and offers ideas to integrate the series into a high school classroom setting. The guide links to full videos of each episode as well as lesson plans, play maps, character quiz and other educational resources.

  • Launchpad: “Chamberlain” by Michael Shaara

    Created April 2, 2013

    Launchpad: “Chamberlain” by Michael Shaara

    A crop of "Guerrilla Warfare. Picket Duty in Virginia," 1862Directions: This Launchpad, adapted from the What So Proudly We Hail curriculum, provides background materials and discussion questions to enhance your reading and understanding of “Chamberlain,” a chapter from Michael Shaara’s novel The Killer Angels.

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    Folger Digital Texts

    Folger Shakespeare Library offers high-quality digital texts of some of Shakespeare’s best-known plays with coding that works behind the scenes to make the plays easy to browse, read, search, navigate and index.

    EDSITEment and Common Core: A Raisin in the Sun

    Drawing on the EDSITEment’s lesson plan on Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun, this presentation will demonstrate how teachers can use EDSITEment resources to satisfy the expectations of the Common Core while meeting the diverse needs of students in the classroom.

  • EDSITEment and Common Core: A Raisin in the Sun

    Created March 11, 2013

    Emily Dickinson's “Safe in Their Alabaster Chambers” published

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