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Free, ready-to-use classroom resources designed to help educators understand and implement the Common Core and other college and career ready standards

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Summer Reading Challenge

Join your colleagues from across the nation in completing Achieve the Core’s Summer Reading Challenge 2016. Enjoy 16 handpicked articles of various topics, lengths, and styles (there’s even a Buzzfeed list) with great information and ideas for instruction.  

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Make complex texts accessible to all students with appropriate scaffolds. Find strategies here: bit.ly/2be4hd1

Use this PD module to begin creating text sets that can build students' knowledge and vocabulary bit.ly/2be4b5s

Receive guidance on improving your HMH Journeys 2014 textbook's alignment to the Shifts bit.ly/2bbXLcu

Read #14 in our Summer Reading Challenge for teachers' perspectives on #CCSS aligned assessment bit.ly/2bbXO88

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