Students in Andrew Hossack's fifth-grade class at Tapestry Charter School in Buffalo, NY, use close reading strategies to determine the main idea and important details from a newspaper article about the Seneca people.

In this video, students and teachers are engaged with EL Education's grades 3-8 ELA curriculum. This video accompanies the book Transformational Literacy: Making the Common Core Shift with Work That Matters.

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Core Practices in Action: Common Core Literacy

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This collection of videos aligns with Expeditionary Learning's ELA Common Core curriculum and our book Transformational Literacy: Making the Common Core Shift with Work That Matters. If you have any questions contact Libby at lwoodfin@eleducation.org.…


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This collection of videos aligns with Expeditionary Learning's ELA Common Core curriculum and our book Transformational Literacy: Making the Common Core Shift with Work That Matters. If you have any questions contact Libby at lwoodfin@eleducation.org. Interested in our curriculum? See commoncoresuccess.elschools.org.

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