Doug Lemov's field notes

Reflections on teaching, literacy, coaching, and practice.

01.23.19 What Books Are Included in Our Reading Reconsidered English Curriculum?

      As you may know, we’re writing an English curriculum, my team and I. As I’ve discussed elsewhere, it’s based on the reading of novels, challenging & demanding novels, at every grade level.  It’s flexible and modular–teachers and schools can select from a range of books.  It’s knowledge-building and writing intensive. It reinforces Close…