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[Xmca-l] Fwd: Text Dependent Questions, Close Reading, Thematic Units and the CCSS

Some of this may be useful to those interested in reading processes.

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From: The Center for Development and Learning <learn@cdl.org>
Date: 4 September 2013 16:17:48 BDT
To: s.franklin@dsl.pipex.com
Subject: Text Dependent Questions, Close Reading, Thematic Units and the CCSS
Reply-To: learn@cdl.org

September 3, 2013
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In the three brief articles below, Tim Shanahan responds to questions from teachers about the CCSS and text dependent questions, close reading and thematic Units. The first article, posits that text dependency is too low a standard. The second addresses using multi-texts in close reading. The third debates the use of thematic units.

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To Multi-Text Or Not to
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by Tim Shanahan

To Theme or Not to Theme,
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by Tim Shanahan
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