Common Core Writing


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Today we’re going to talk about Common Core instruction for writing.

  1. Identify “shifts” that make Common Core different from previous standards.
  2. Understand what’s at the heart of these shifts and why they are important.
  3. Learn how to integrate Common Core teaching with proven instructional practices to meet performance goals.
  4. Complete a Hands-On Workshop to develop your next reading unit around a topic or issue to build content knowledge.

Writing skills are assessed in various college and career readiness tests. For example, some states use the PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) test. This video offers a quick introduction.

Expected Time to Complete Lessons:

  • Lesson 1: 35 minutes
  • Lesson 2: 45 minutes
  • Workshop: 40 minutes
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