Tag Archives | KWL

An ELA Tool to Support Common Core Shifts

I first wrote about Reading to Learn and Confirm in a March 2012 blog: The Common Core State Standards and KWL. Since then, I have been sharing the concept and the organizer as well a tweaking the structure to better meet the needs of teachers and students on the road to Common Core Implementation. As […]

The CCSS and KWL: Reading to Learn and Confirm

“If I have seen a little further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants” (Isaac Newton, 1676). A close reading of the College and Career Readiness anchor standards and the grade level CCSS reveal the integrated nature of real reading comprehension among the domains: key ideas, text structure, integration of knowledge & ideas, […]