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W.CCR.9 is a Research Writing Anchor Standard

Common Core W.CCR.9 Explained

All right, we’re almost done pwning these writing anchor standards. And just so we’re clear, pwn is pronounced “pown” which rhymes with own, and it essentially means domination. My little brothers (high schoolers) taught me the meaning of this word on a recent road trip we shared: Now then. Let’s pwn this. W.CCR.9 — that’s […]

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W.CCR.8 - A Research Anchor Standard in the Common Core

Common Core W.CCR.8 Explained

W.CCR.8 — that’s the 8th College and Career Readiness anchor standard within the Writing strand of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for ELA/Literacy — reads as follows: Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, assess the credibility and accuracy of each source, and integrate the information while avoiding plagiarism. This standard is the second […]

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