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Common Core R.CCR.6 Explained

R.CCR.6 — that’s the sixth¬†College/Career Readiness anchor standard within the Reading strand of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for ELA/Literacy — reads as follows: Assess how point of view or purpose shapes the content and style of a text. In other words, how does where a writer or narrator is coming from (point of […]

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3 Ways to Start Implementing the Common Core Today

It’s not fun to learn that you’ll soon be expected to transform your curriculum to align with a 66-page document that you had no part in creating. And, although the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are a lot less unwieldy than the state standards I’ve taught under so far in my career, that doesn’t mean […]

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