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David Coleman, a lead author of the Common Core State Standards, including the anchor standards that I talk about on this blog

Common Core SL.CCR.3 Explained

SL.CCR.3 — that’s the 3rd College and Career Readiness anchor standard within the Speaking and Listening strand of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for ELA/Literacy — says: Evaluate a speaker’s point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric. All right, lots of fun stuff in here, so let’s get started. We’ll be looking at what […]

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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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