DSUSD Language Arts
2013-14 CCSS Literacy Initiative
All teachers will implement close reading strategies to promote student comprehension of complex grade-appropriate literary and informational texts through:
–(a) cognitively rigorous levels of text-dependent questions,
–(b) structured collaborative conversations, and
–(c) evidence-based writing
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