First Edition   ©2014

Common Threads

Core Readings by Method and Theme

Ellen Kuhl Repetto , Jane E. Aaron

  • ISBN-10: 1-4576-2531-8; ISBN-13: 978-1-4576-2531-2; Format: Cloth Text, 496 pages

Weave nonfiction into your Common Core curriculum

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Carefully aligned to the Common Core State Standards, Common Threads is a brief nonfiction reader with concise but comprehensive reading and writing instruction. Its unique rhetorical and thematic organization allows teachers to seamlessly blend it into their existing curricula. With brief high-interest readings, probing questions, extensive writing suggestions, and practical reading and writing instruction, Common Threads gives students all the instruction, practice, and support they need to engage with complex texts.
"The textbook provides a comprehensive collection of relevant nonfiction to teach reading and writing. This text is well-aligned to the Common Core Standards and will help to facilitate college readiness as well as readiness for both Advanced Placement English courses."
— Stacey Aronow, Souderton Area HS, PA
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