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This anchor standard of the Common Core State Standards is about becoming a word Jedi.

Common Core L.CCR.6 Explained

L.CCR.6 — that’s the 6th (and last!) College and Career Readiness anchor standard within the Language strand of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for ELA/Literacy — says: Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in […]

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Due to its emphasis on figurative language, I call this anchor standard the Ray Bradbury standard.

Common Core L.CCR.5 Explained

L.CCR.5 — that’s the 5th (and penultimate!) College and Career Readiness anchor standard within the Language strand of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for ELA/Literacy — says: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. Ray Bradbury was dominating this standard from the day he was born. In fact, before he passed away, Ray wrote […]

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The 4th anchor standard of the Common Core State Standards Language strand is

Common Core L.CCR.4 Explained

L.CCR.4 — that’s the 4th College and Career Readiness anchor standard within the Language strand of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for ELA/Literacy — says: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate. Here’s the short version: […]

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Yoda knows what's up with L.CCR.3 anchor standard

Common Core L.CCR.3 Explained

L.CCR.3 — that’s the 3rd College and Career Readiness anchor standard within the Language strand of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for ELA/Literacy — says: Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening. To succeed at this […]

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