How to Teach First Grade Common Core ELA Lessons with a Classroom Pet

New School Improvement Network Video Shows Lesson Plan for Common Core ELA Standards on Research and Persuasion

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1st grade Common Core ELA lesson

Examples like this first grade Common Core ELA lesson illustrate how student mastery of the early Common Core Standards will prepare them to master future, related concepts, and help them effectively apply what they know inside and outside of class.

(PRWEB) November 26, 2013

School Improvement Network, the leader in educator effectiveness resources, today announced a new video showing how to use students’ interests to plan an effective 1st grade Common Core ELA lesson. The lesson comes from a 1st grade English teacher at Shiloh Point Elementary School in Cumming, Georgia, and demonstrates how to teach the research and persuasion standards within the first grade ELA Common Core through the objective of choosing a classroom pet.

“Starting in the early grades, mastery of the Common Core Standards will put students on a course to master the skills they need to be ready for college or a career when they finish high school,” said Chet D. Linton, CEO and president of School Improvement Network. “Examples like this first grade Common Core ELA lesson illustrate how student mastery of the early Common Core Standards will prepare them to master future, related concepts, and help them effectively apply what they know inside and outside of class.”

To show how the first grade Common Core ELA lesson works in a real classroom, this video is captured in a real Georgia educator’s classroom and includes Common Core ELA Standards W.1.6-8, RI.1.5, SL.1.1, 3 and 5.

Click here to see the 1st grade Common Core ELA lesson.

Click here to see other Common Core ELA lesson materials on the Common Core Blog.

Click here for information about a holistic resource for implementing the Common Core ELA and math standards, Common Core 360.

About School Improvement Network

Founded in 1991 by teachers, School Improvement Network has spent decades researching and documenting the best practices and teaching strategies in education. From this research, School Improvement Network has developed the Educator Effectiveness System. This system delivers a process to improve teacher practice and teaching strategies, and gives educators a set of powerful tools to drive the process. Research shows that districts and schools that use the tools in the Educator Effectiveness System produce better teachers and, as a result, experience dramatic increases in student achievement, driving up student proficiency scores by an average of 19 percent in a single year. School Improvement Network works with thousands of schools and districts in every state and around the world and has visited over 3,500 classrooms to document best practices and teaching strategies in action. Learn more at http://www.schoolimprovement.com.

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