Alignments

Specifically designed with the Common Core State Standards in mind, XBOOKS promotes readiness for college, career, and life by helping students develop a broad range of reading, thinking, and research skills.

Students will demonstrate independence in both reading and writing beginning with scaffolded support during the teacher led Lead. Book readings and progressing to increasingly independent reading of Reader's Choice titles and complex Stretch Texts.

Students will respond to varying demands of audience, task, purpose, and discipline through XBOOKS's high-quality text dependent questions, tasks, and research projects.

Students will comprehend as well as critique, with frequent opportunities to analyze and discuss texts in peer groups and as a class.

Students will value evidence by citing specific references to XBOOKS texts and other sources in their text analysis and research.

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