What a source for professional development!  These videos are so informative, and are grouped by subject. Watch them in your PJs with your cup of tea!

This site has short video clips of suggestions for good teaching. This site provides teaching tips through subjects, grade levels and topics. Also included are common core tips.

ATOS for Text - ATOS Text Analyzer - Analyze Text Complexity

ATOS for Text - ATOS Text Analyzer - Analyze Text Complexity

This link to the Lexile site lists both the current and the Common Core Lexile levels for books.

No more creating texts and guessing if they are a ‘just-right’ fit for your friends. Rather, put the text into the analyzer and it zips a Lexile level out for you like magic.

The Four Levels of Readings Every Student should Know about

The Four Levels of Readings Every Student should Know about

How To Read A Book: 3 Strategies & Questions For Critical Reading // Article by TeachThought; Sketchnote by Sacha Chua

This set contains evidence based terms to use in whole class instruction, guided reading groups, literature circles, and more. We are trying to increase the level of text complexity as well as the level of student's justifications for their answers. These terms will help students develop deeper

Evidence Based Terms Posters EDITABLE

This set contains evidence based terms to use in whole class instruction, guided reading groups, literature circles, and more. We are trying to increase the level of text complexity as well as the level of student's justifications for their answers. These terms will help students develop deeper

Are you looking for a unit to help your 2nd graders learn how characters respond to major events and challenges? This product includes 10 reading passages, question sets, and an assessment in the second grade text complexity band to teach CCSS RL.2.3.

How Characters Respond to Major Events and Challenges- 2nd Grade RL.2.3

Are you looking for a unit to help your graders learn how characters respond to major events and challenges? This product includes 10 reading passages, question sets, and an assessment in the second grade text complexity band to teach CCSS

Learning A-Z provides K-6 teachers with award-winning classroom resources spanning three key content areas: Reading, Writing, and Science. These resources—whether used for individual, small-group, or full-classroom instruction or student practice—help teachers address and implement the Common Core Standards.

Learning A-Z products are designed to help teachers easily implement and teach the skills targeted by the Common Core State Standards.

This is a set of text-based assessments that can be used during a lesson or unit on satire. The variety of passages and text complexity levels allows you to retest students as needed and make accommodations for struggling readers. Each assessment includes one reading passage and 10 multiple-choice questions. The skills and terms covered include: satire, purpose, loaded words, diction, sentence structure, imagery, tone, writer’s style, and audience.

Satire Quizzes: Text-Based Assessments

This is a set of text-based assessments that can be used to assess students’ understanding of writer’s style. The variety of passages and text complexity levels allows you to retest students as needed and make accommodations for struggling readers.

A Planning Process for Differentiated Instruction with Digital Tools

How can using Spanish/English cognates help English learners build academic language proficiency?

05.02.14: Donald Crews’ Bigmama’s: Non-Linear Time Sequence & Text Complexity | Teach Like a Champion

Donald Crews’ Bigmama’s: Non-Linear Time Sequence & Text Complexity

Great video on TEXT COMPLEXITY! Teaching Channel is a video showcase-on the Web and TV-of inspiring teaching practices in America's public schools.

Inspirational Teaching Videos on the Teaching Channel: Covering Common Core, Math, Science, English And

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