The Power to Persuade: Opinion and Argument is a one-stop resource for turning the Common Core State Standards into meaningful instruction and learning-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. The focus is on the recognition and development of opinion and argument through reading, writing, listening, and speaking. It is a book for teachers, administrative leaders, literacy coaches, ELL specialists, special educators, media specialists, reading teachers, content area teachers, and professors and graduate students. 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.