With the transition to Common Core, school librarians are called to collaborate with teachers as well as to provide library media instruction for the preparation of our students in college and career readiness. How do we assist our teachers with Common Core instruction while preserving our love of fiction? How do we achieve Common Core Standards in our own instruction while sharing our treasured stories? Although Common Core focuses on informational text, there are numerous ways in which we can incorporate fiction as well as nonfiction into the curriculum.
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Lyons, Reneé C.; and Parrott, Deborah. 2015. Mystery to History: An Uncommon Way to Teach the Common Core. American Library Association, San Francisco, CA. http://alaac15.ala.org/node/28796