The Everything Parent's Guide to Common Core Ela, Grades 6-8: Understand the New English Standards to Help Your Child Learn and Succeed

Jill Mountain (Author)


Take the mystery out of Common Core ELA!

If you are a parent struggling to understand the new Common Core English Language Arts standards for your child, you're not alone. Even though the Common Core ELA has been adopted by 45 states across the nation, if you're accustomed to traditional English courses, you may be having a hard time understanding what your kids are bringing home from school--and why.

The Everything Parent's Guide to Common Core ELA, Grades 6-8 can help. With easy-to-understand examples, comprehension tips, and practice exercises, this comprehensive guide will explain:
  • What your child will be learning in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade
  • The types of books and passages your child will be reading
  • The new requirements and the rationale for reading nonfiction texts
  • The focus on finding evidence and formulating arguments
  • The reasoning behind the Common Core English Language Arts standards
This valuable reference book will give you the confidence to help your kids meet the ELA expectations for their grade level, excel at school, and prepare for high school and beyond.

Product Details

Publish Date
November 06, 2015
8.0 X 0.68 X 9.15 inches | 1.04 pounds
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About the Author

Jill Mountain, MA, is an ELA teacher, writing instructor, and curriculum developer. Fully trained in Common Core ELA by Pearson and Smarter Balanced, Mountain uses her understanding of the standards to coach parents, giving them a clear understanding of how to best prepare their children for the new requirements.