The Shape of Story-Yesterday and Today provides lessons to turn the Common Core State Standards into meaningful instruction and learning in narrative literacy-a rich day-to-day, step-by-step guide on how to implement the Common Core State Standards for English language arts and how to ensure that all students are core ready. Included are rich, dynamic lesson sets, each with complete step by step reading and writing lessons, as well as highlights for speaking, listening, and language use. Through these lesson sets, readers gain an understanding of the unique structure, craft, and terminology associated with each genre with an emphasis on classic and contemporary literature as outlined in the Common Core State Standards. It is a book for teachers, administrative leaders, literacy coaches, ELL specialists, special educators, media specialists, reading teachers, content area teachers, professors and students of education. Visit http://pdtoolkit.pearson.com to purchase access to the PDToolkit for Pam Allyn's Core Ready Series. The PDToolkit access does not come with the print book.
PDToolkit for Pam Allyn's Core Ready Series is a supplemental online subscription-based resource that provides the tools that educators need to implement the Common Core Standards effectively, fluidly, and successfully. The PDToolkit, together with the texts, provides the tools you need to ensure a standards-aligned year of joyful, effective, research-based literacy curriculum.