Read & Synthesize
Literature and Informational Readings
Each workshop in Expert 21 features six readings plus an expert reading. Readings are a diverse array of classic and contemporary literature and informational texts.
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Classic and Contemporary Literature
The Power of Literature
Literature Circle Guides Literature Circle options enable teachers to incorporate even more literature into each workshop. These guides provide discussion questions and instruction for quality novels found in many middle and high school classroom libraries. Course I Literature Circle Novels ((link to popup stays the same)) Course II Literature Circle Novels ((link to popup stays the same)) Course III Literature Circle Novels ((link to popup stays the same))
The Power of Information Through the informational texts in Expert 21, students will be able to read to analyze, synthesize, and evaluate information, data, and multiple points of view. These are the new basic literacy skills. Expert 21 supports the goal of forming a foundation for higher order thinking and reading.
Web-Based Reading Support Core readings from the 21Book are also available online, enabling students to read selections anywhere there is an Internet connection. When reading online, students can access scaffolds such as the Read Aloud tool, dictionary, and anchor media.