A useful template to plan and organize authentic text-based instructionRead more

In this video, Dr. Bonnie A. Hain leads participants through a brief lesson on how to use several PARCC resources to plan ELA instruction. Questions to consider while viewing the video include:
• What can you learn from looking at sample assessment tasks?
• Why is it helpful to use...Read more

In this video, Dr. Bonnie A. Hain leads participants through a brief lesson on how to pair texts for reading comprehension instruction. Questions to consider while viewing the video include:
• Why is it important to incorporate the pairing of texts in your instruction?
• How do you...Read more

In this video, Dr. Bonnie A. Hain leads participants through a brief lesson on how to select texts worthy of study. Questions to consider while viewing the video include:
• What do you think makes a text worth reading?
• What are window texts and mirror texts?
• What is useful...Read more