Tag: informational

Cutting to the Common Core: Analyzing Informational Text

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Kate Kinsella tackles the particular challenges of preparing learners to be able to analyze and discuss complex informational textThe Common Core State Standards (CCSS, 2010) for reading focus heavily on students gathering evidence, knowledge, and insights from what they read. In fact, 80-90% of the reading standards in every grade require text-dependent analysis — being able to answer questions...