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Welcome to Maupin House by Capstone Professional

Capstone Professional publishes educational resources under the imprint of Maupin House.  Our materials support K-12 educators as they create 21st century classrooms and respond to the demands of state and national standards, such as the Common Core Standards for English Language Arts and the Next Generation Science Standards. Capstone Professional focuses on topics such as reading comprehension, close reading, writing in the content areas, teaching with graphics in the classroom, and creating safe school environments. Capstone Professional authors are educators and consultants, teachers and experts in their fields.

A tenet for Capstone Professional is to support teachers, administrators, content-area specialists, students, and parents in becoming engaged in content and excited about learning.

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Professional development offerings by Capstone Professional range from webinars and workshops to conference speakers and author visits.   Submissions for products that speak to the needs of educators today are always accepted. We continue to look for professional development resources that support grades K−8 classroom teachers in areas, such as these: Literacy, Language Arts, Content-Area Literacy, Research-Based Practices, Assessment, Inquiry, Technology, Differentiation, Standards-Based Instruction, School Safety, Classroom Management, and School Community.

If you have an idea for a professional development resource, visit our Become an Author Web Site.

There are two ways to submit questions and proposals.

1. You may send them electronically to:
      http://maupinhouse.com/index.php/become-an-author
2. You may send them via postal mail. Please be sure to include a self-addressed stamped envelope for us to return materials.
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CraftPlus K-8 Writing Program

CraftPlus® gives schools an easy, consistent, and comprehensive writing program that incorporates writing craft, writing process, and conventions while meeting the standards.  Learn more...
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Maupin House à la Carte

Maupin House à la Carte offers instantly downloadable solutions for immediate classroom application, covering multiple literacy topics and grade levels.
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Become a Good Reader

Become a Good Reader

The six basic learn-to-read strategies that early, emergent, and struggling readers must master are assembled in this colorful book.

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Discovering Voice: Lessons to Teach Reading and Writing of Complex Text

Discovering Voice: Lessons to Teach Reading and Writing of Complex Text

Updated and aligned to the Common Core State Standards, Discovering Voice is a collection of classroom exercises that helps students deeply understand the reading and writing of complex text.

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Discovering Voice: Lessons to Teach Reading and Writing of Complex Text (E-BOOK)

Discovering Voice: Lessons to Teach Reading and Writing of Complex Text (E-BOOK)

Updated and aligned to the Common Core State Standards, Discovering Voice is a collection of classroom exercises that helps students deeply understand the reading and writing of complex text.

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Formative Assessment in the New Balanced Literacy Classroom

Formative Assessment in the New Balanced Literacy Classroom

This book infuses research-based best practices of formative assessment through the lens of Common Core, with assessment support in these areas: read-alouds, guiding language into reading, language and literacy centers, and independent reading and writing.

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Formative Assessment in the New Balanced Literacy Classroom (EBOOK)

Formative Assessment in the New Balanced Literacy Classroom (EBOOK)

This book infuses research-based best practices of formative assessment through the lens of Common Core, with assessment support in these areas: read-alouds, guiding language into reading, language and literacy centers, and independent reading and writing.

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From the Classroom to the Test

From the Classroom to the Test

…provides information for adjusting instruction to enhance reading comprehension, close reading, vocabulary development, writing and media skills, speaking and listening, and much more. Sample tests for each grade level rounds out this resource.

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Guided Reading: What's New and What's Next?

Guided Reading: What's New and What's Next?

Michael Ford provides a practical resource to guided reading. He explains how it has evolved, why it’s important, how to fit it into a comprehensive literacy program, how to select texts, how to position it for intervention, and how to assess students. Learn more...


Interacting with Informational Text for Close and Critical Reading

Interacting with Informational Text for Close and Critical Reading

Comprehending complex informational text can be difficult for students. Use this book to help students simplify the process.

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Interacting with Informational Text for Close and Critical Reading (E-BOOK)

Interacting with Informational Text for Close and Critical Reading (E-BOOK)

Comprehending complex informational text can be difficult for students. Use this book to help students simplify the process.

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Ready-to-Go Comprehension

Ready-to-Go Comprehension

Ready-to-Go Comprehension presents three fun and easy-to-do activities for each of the strategies to use before, during, and after reading sessions.

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