ThinkCERCA provides all teachers with the essentials for powerful literacy and critical thinking education across disciplines. Our expert-designed, differentiated lessons are aligned to Common Core States Standards in reading informational texts, literature, history and social studies, and science and technical subjects. This careful alignment allows teachers to differentiate for each individual student's level of readiness while maintaining cohesion and opportunities for collaboration among the whole class.
Reading and Literature Topics:
New standards place strong emphasis on reading informational texts. ThinkCERCA provides a curated library of engaging, authentic informational texts on a wide variety of topics to easily integrate with any existing curriculum. In addition, ThinkCERCA provides lessons centered on classic and contemporary short stories, poems, and excerpts from plays to help students apply critical thinking and writing skills to literature.
ThinkCERCA’s science lessons, designed by experts including members of the Next Generation Science Standards team, align with Common Core States Standards literacy skills and also support practice of the NGSS.
Social Studies Topics:
ThinkCERCA’s social studies lessons, designed by experienced educators from a variety of social studies disciplines, align with CCSS literacy skills and also support the C3 Framework for Social Studies.