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Common Core Standard: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.4.1- Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
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Common Core Standard: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.4.3 - Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in...
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Japanese baseball legend, Tetsuharu Kawakami, dedicated himself to Zen Buddhism and was known for spending hours meditating and honing his...
Common Core Standard: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.4.2- Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.
Common Core Standard: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.4.1- Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when...
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SEL is an increasingly popular topic. In fact, one analysis last summer put it this way in the headline: The Future of Education Depends on Social...
“The middle grades were the last best chance that we have to get youngsters on the right path toward academic and career success,” writes Sandy...
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We’ve known for some time that students with emotional or developmental challenges often need to have training in “soft skills”, but new...
Common Core Standard: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.4.9- Integrate information from two texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject...
Common Core Standard: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.4.4 - Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that allude...
Common Core Standard: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.4.5- Explain major differences between poems, drama, and prose, and refer to the structural elements of...
The end of a school year and the beginning of another are exciting times in schools and classrooms, but increasingly researchers are finding they are...