Are you following the Burkins & Yaris blog yet? You should be. Every post is an insightful look at some aspect of the ELA Common Core. This post asks whether shorter texts should play a part in reading instruction. Their answer? A resounding “yes.”
Useful tip sheets provided and summarized here for school boards, superintendents, principals and teachers for implementation of the CCSS. I wonder how many schools/districts haven’t even started yet. Hopefully not many.