More Details about Explaining Reading: A Resource For Explicit Teaching Of The Common Core Standards, 3rd Edition

General Information  
Author(s)Gerald G Duffy
PublisherGuilford Press
Publish YearJuly 2014


This trusted teacher resource and widely adopted text presents effective ways to demystify essential reading skills and strategies for K-8 students who are struggling. It has been fully revised to focus on the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English language arts. Following a concise introduction to the CCSS and explicit teaching, 30 engaging examples show how to be explicit when teaching each Literature, Informational Text, and Foundational Skills standard. Grounded in authentic reading tasks that teachers can adapt for their classrooms, the examples guide teachers to differentiate instruction, model and scaffold learning, assess student skills, and align reading instruction with Common Core writing standards.

Key Features:-

  • Significantly revised and restructured with a CCSS focus.
  • The teaching examples are all new or revised.
  • Provides practical ways to develop ""close reading"" of text.
  • Incorporates recent research on authentic tasks and adaptive teaching.