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A Conversation with Kelly Gallagher

Remember that post I wrote a few weeks ago about how long I spend grading articles of the week? In today’s post, I’m sharing the entire conversation between Kelly Gallagher and me. A couple of months ago when I was working on Teaching with Articles, I emailed some folks who I believed could greatly help me in […]

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Scaffolds for Dominating the Article of the Week

In my last post, I laid out the long, steamy romance that is my history with Kelly Gallagher’s article of the week assignment (disclaimer if you haven’t read it: it’s pretty much not romantic at all, or steamy — it’s just long). In this post, I want to share some resources that come out of last […]

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Common Core State Standards Anchor Standard W.CCR.10 is about writing a lot of things often

Common Core W.CCR.10 Explained

(Wiping sweat from brow.) All right, let’s finish these writing anchor standards. W.CCR.10 — that’s the 10th (and final!) College and Career Readiness anchor standard within the Writing strand of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for ELA/Literacy — reads as follows: Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time […]

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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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