Exploring Common Core State Standards with a Study of Forces of Nature

Buzzeo, Toni
February 2013
Library Sparks;Feb2013, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p20
The article discusses how American primary education teachers can use the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and discuss how they might be targeted through the sharing of children's literature around a theme or topic. The forces of nature is suggested as a topic for focus in classrooms and libraries. The topic provides an opportunity to tackle CCSS in coordinated fashion on fixed schedules or fully collaborative fashion with flexible schedules.


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