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R.CCR.3 Common Core State Standards in reading

Common Core R.CCR.3 Explained

R.CCR.3 — unabbreviated, that’s the third College/Career Readiness anchor standard within the Reading strand of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for ELA/Literacy — reads as follows: Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text. Within this standard, I see a lot of questions we could ask […]

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R.CCR.1 Common Core State Standards anchor standard in reading is about close reading

Common Core R.CCR.1 Explained

R.CCR.1 — or, in regular people’s language, the first College/Career Readiness anchor standard within the Reading strand of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for ELA/Literacy — reads as follows: Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions […]

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CCR Anchor Standards in Language: An Overview

Now, on to the final set of anchor standards in the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) ELA document: the language standards. These are first found on page 25. The question these anchor standards seek to answer is, “What should a college- and career-ready (CCR) person be able to do with language, particularly in terms of conventions […]

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