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The Framework for Teaching Evaluation Instrument, 2013 Edition: The newest rubric enhancing the links to the Common Core State Standards, with clarity of language for ease of use and scoring

The framework for teaching document is an evolving instrument, but the core concepts and architecture (domains, components, and elements) have remained the same. Major concepts of the Common Core State Standards are included. For example, deep conceptual understanding, the importance of student intellectual engagement, and the precise use of language have always been at the […]

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Common Core: Elements of Literature, Grades 6 – 8

Centered around Common Core State Standards, Common Core: Elements of Literature is designed to help students understand such complex elements of literature as irony and symbolism. Practice pages, student charts, graphic organizers, research challenges, discussion starters, writing prompts, games, group activities, and recommended reading lists enable students to practice: Pinpointing character, setting, plot, and theme; […]

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