3 copies being processed for GDL Central Library Literacy Collection.
xxxiv, 638 pages ; 28 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Unit 1 : Reading closely for textual details : "modern battlefield". Understanding close reading -- Questioning texts -- Analyzing details -- Explaining understanding -- Discussing ideas -- Unit 2 : Making evidence-based claims : "an audacious faith in the future of mankind". Understanding evidence-based claims -- Making evidence-based claims -- Organizing evidence-based claims -- Writing evidence-based claims -- Developing evidence-based writing -- Unit 3 : Making evidence-based claims about literary technique : "one is alone, and he dies more alone". Understanding evidence-based claims about literary technique -- Making evidence-based claims about literary technique -- Organizing evidence-based claims about literary technique -- Writing evidence-based claims about literary technique -- Developing evidence-based writing -- Unit 4 : Researching to deepen understanding : computer technology : what is its impact on society? Initiating inquiry -- Gathering information -- Deepening understanding -- Finalizing inquiry -- Developing and communicating an evidence-based perspective -- Unit 5 : Building evidence-based arguments : search warrant. Understanding the nature of an issue -- Analyzing arguments -- Evaluating arguments and developing a position -- Organizing an evidence-based argument -- Developing writing through a collaborative process.
The Developing Core Proficiencies program is coprised of a series of four 3-week units that provide direct instruction on a set of literacy proficiencies at the heart of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS).