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Common Core R.CCR.10 Explained

R.CCR.10 — that’s the tenth (and final!) College/Career Readiness anchor standard within the Reading strand of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for ELA/Literacy — reads as follows: Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently. All right, let’s dive into this bad boy. It’s all about complex texts Grade-appropriate text complexity is […]

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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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CCR Anchor Standards in Speaking and Listening: An Overview

Once you page through the writing strand of anchor standards, you’ll find the anchor standards in speaking and listening. In the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) ELA document, these are first found on page 22. The question these anchor standards seek to answer is, “What should a college- and career-ready (CCR) person be able to do as […]

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CCR Anchor Standards in Reading: An Overview

I’m going to begin with the college and career readiness (CCR) anchor standards in reading because, in the “Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects” document, those standards come first. (By the way, I bet the length of that document title makes about half […]

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