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Putting our Money where our Mouths are our unit for Teaching “Letter from Birmingham Jail”
Putting our money where our mouths are: Our unit for teaching “letter from birmingham jail”

Throughout this book, we have been criticizing the instructional ideas of the authors of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for their narrow New Critical focus, for their apparent failure to recognize how a focus on the text can be supported by a focus beyond the text, for their apparent failure to recognize the importance of developing prior knowledge, for their apparent failure to encourage developing strategic understandings that can be transferred from text to text, and for the absence of any serious attention to the power of instructional sequencing. We've also discussed how misunderstandings ...

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