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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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W.CCR.9 is a Research Writing Anchor Standard

Common Core W.CCR.9 Explained

All right, we’re almost done pwning these writing anchor standards. And just so we’re clear, pwn is pronounced “pown” which rhymes with own, and it essentially means domination. My little brothers (high schoolers) taught me the meaning of this word on a recent road trip we shared: Now then. Let’s pwn this. W.CCR.9 — that’s […]

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W.CCR.8 - A Research Anchor Standard in the Common Core

Common Core W.CCR.8 Explained

W.CCR.8 — that’s the 8th College and Career Readiness anchor standard within the Writing strand of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for ELA/Literacy — reads as follows: Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, assess the credibility and accuracy of each source, and integrate the information while avoiding plagiarism. This standard is the second […]

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Common Core W.CCR.7 Explained

W.CCR.7 — that’s the 7th College and Career Readiness anchor standard within the Writing strand of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for ELA/Literacy — reads as follows: Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects based on focused questions, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation. This standard is part of a trio of “Research […]

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Common Core W.CCR.6 Explained

W.CCR.6 — that’s the 6th College and Career Readiness anchor standard within the Writing strand of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for ELA/Literacy — reads as follows: Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and to interact and collaborate with others. Though I often see CCSS alignment synonomized with buying technology, there are […]

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Common Core W.CCR.5 Explained

W.CCR.5 — that’s the 5th College and Career Readiness anchor standard within the Writing strand of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for ELA/Literacy — reads as follows: Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach. An easy way to sum up W.CCR.5 is this: effective writing is so […]

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Common Core W.CCR.4 Explained

W.CCR.4 — that’s the 4th College and Career Readiness anchor standard within the Writing strand of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for ELA/Literacy — reads as follows: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. To me, W.CCR.4 is all about the brain of writing […]

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Common Core W.CCR.3 Explained

W.CCR.3 — that’s the 3rd College and Career Readiness anchor standard within the Writing strand of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for ELA/Literacy — reads as follows: Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences. This is the final mode of writing within the big […]

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