The Road to Knowledge: Information and Research turn the Common Core State Standards into meaningful instruction and learning in informational reading and writing-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. Through them, readers see how to use the unique text features and structure of informational text to notice patterns and identify key ideas and concepts while building a vocabulary of domain-specific language. Included are rich, dynamic lesson sets for informational reading and writing, each with complete step by step reading and writing lessons, as well as highlights for speaking, listening, and language use. 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.