Help Students Meet Common Core State Standards



Master Complex Texts and Close Reading with Inspiration

Use the visual thinking and learning tools in Inspiration to engage students in the challenging work of the Common Core State Standards.  Lessons and templates aligned to specific Standards give students a visual way to make sense of their reading and turn abstract critical thinking into concrete work that demonstrates their understanding.

With Inspiration, students can:

  • dissect and comprehend challenging texts
  • create visual maps of their synthesis of the reading
  • assemble and organize information to provide evidence-based answers
  • synthesize information across multiple sources
  • integrate additional research and media to demonstrate research skills



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