Using Analogies In Your Classroom


Analogies are used in books to help the reader understand the text. This Simple Solutions series aligns with Common Core State Standards for Reading Literature, Reading Informational Text, Writing, and English Language. As recommended by the CCSS, the student book contains a 50/50 ratio of literary and informational text. Each passage is accompanied by a certified Lexile measure.

  • Simple Solutions curriculum eSources provide additional activities for classroom and/or independent work. These resources include graphic organizers and vocabulary worksheets, puzzles, and games. Many are designed to be used as white board activities.
  • All items are coded to show alignment with the Common Core State Standards. This includes lessons, quizzes, and the pre/post tests, as well as writing tasks. The student edition contains 108 lessons and 18 quizzes.
  • Common Core aligned Writing Tasks provide practice with evidence-based writing.Complete lesson plans and student handouts are included in the Teacher’s Edition. Writing tasks include pre-writing activities and address argument/opinion, informative/explanatory, and narrative writing.


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Lori L does many things here at Simple Solutions, including writing blogs and math problems. She has an Elementary Education degree from Cleveland State University and taught many grades during her 15 years at St. Paschal Baylon School in Ohio, the first school that ever used Simple Solutions. She and her husband have two amazing children. She loves all things Cleveland including the Cleveland Ballet, Cavs, Indians, and even the Browns.

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