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Solutions to the Common Core/Literature Puzzle: Session Overview

RILINK Summer Conference 2013: Strengthening the Core: SLMS as Curriculum Leader, Day 1, Session 4C

Day 1, Session 4C Overview

Two high school English teachers and their school librarian offer their practical suggestions (efforts) to the literature/informational text/common core puzzle. They will discuss their collaboration and planning process which culminated in classroom instruction. Included in their sharing will be a Shakespeare unit, a multiple media project which led to a piece of argument writing, a Macbeth piece with argument writing, work on To Kill a Mockingbird and Night with Holocaust art, and a museum activity tied to The Last Days of Summer. Many of the ideas and suggestions may be modified for any grade level.

Session Presenters

Amanda Davia, English Teacher, Narragansett High School, Narragansett Public Schools

Joanne Gongoleski, English Teacher, Narragansett High School, Narragansett Public Schools

Donna Good, School Library Media Specialist, Narragansett High School, Narragansett Public Schools