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Video: One Way to Rock Out CCSS-Friendly, In-class Debates

In this video, I walk through how I went about preparing for and carrying out our second in-class debate of the school year. Why spend time debating? Debates are very CCSS friendly — they make argumentative writing (W.CCR.1) a lot easier, they require collaboration (SL.CCR.1), evaluation (SL.CCR.3), clarity (SL.CCR.4), and it’s super awesome when they […]

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Common Core State Standards, Scott Harrison, SL.CCR.4

Common Core SL.CCR.4 Explained

Hello awesome Teaching the Core readers! In our plodding quest to conquer the anchor standards, we’ve arrived at SL.CCR.4. SL.CCR.4 — that’s the 4th College and Career Readiness anchor standard within the Speaking and Listening strand of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for ELA/Literacy — says: Present information, findings, and supporting evidence such that listeners can follow […]

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