The skills learned from Michelle Manville'seighth grade literacy and writing activities forhistory and social studies will be very beneficial to freshmen students in their geography and English courses.--David Harms, social studies teacher, Iowa Falls-Alden High School, Iowa Falls, Iowa"
I am excited to have Manville's book as a rich resource for my teachers as we continue our transition to the CCSSs in our district. Teachers will immediately appreciate the multitude of activities, especially as they are asked this year to implement new activities on each under-touched Common Core standard and on standards on which students are underperforming. As the person responsible for curriculum and instruction, I can be confident that Manville's laser-like attention to providing only research-based activities will help ensure success!--Valerie Jones, MsEd., K-12 curriculum coordinator, East Buchanan C-1 Schools, Gower, Missouri
Classroom teachers and reading specialists will find these new resource books full of rich and targeted activities designed to strengthen students' skills as they meet the requirements of the Common Core State Standards. Michelle Manville is a consummate professional Missouri educator who understands student needs and suggests effective strategies and literature to meet them.--Sally Minnick, former northwest Missouri regional professional development communication arts instructional specialist
I can see this book quickly becoming an indispensable resource for all reading and reading resource teachers! Manville's vast experience as a curriculum director is easily evident in her book, which is jam-packed with hundreds of research-based activities aligned with the Common Core Standards that are teacher-friendly and are certain to engage today's learners.--Sharon Sharp, Grades 5-8 curriculum director, Riverside Unified School District 114, Wathena, Kansas
The skills learned from Michelle Manville's eighth grade literacy and writing activities for history and social studies will be very beneficial to freshmen students in their geography and English courses.--David Harms, social studies teacher, Iowa Falls-Alden High School, Iowa Falls, Iowa