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This school year, The New York Times is offering a free, flexible, seven-unit writingcurriculum based on real-world genres found not just in The Times, but in all kinds of print and online sources. Woven into each unit are multiple opportunities for students to publish and have their writing read by authentic audiences.
Guided reading experts Jan Richardson and Michèle Dufrense provide teachers with clear, concise, and practical instructions and resources for planning and teaching developmentally appropriate word study and phonics lessons. Learn how students solve words, how to assess what students know and need to learn next, and what sequence, materials, and activities to use to help students excel. The Next Step Forward in Word Study and Phonics works with the familiar Next Step Forward lesson plan framework from Richardson’s bestselling Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. It uses a gradual release-of-responsibility approach that guides students to independent word-solving; introduces readers to six approaches to phonics and word study; and presents more than 250 ready-to-use word study lessons, leveled from preA–Z.
In September 2019, author Kenneth C. Davis began offering free virtual classroom visits on the subject of democracy and dictatorships. The intent of the virtual visits is to speak with middle school and high school students and their teachers about what democracy is, what threatens democracy today, and how to protect it.
October marks National Bullying Prevention Month, an occasion initiated by PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center, which brings together communities around the world to unite in a campaign to keep all youth safe from bullying.