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Aids and resources for creators and teachers of writing, interactive fiction, digital stories, and transmedia
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The Common Core State Standards are requiring students give evidence and explain their answers - spoken and written. Here is a good article to give perspective on the benefits of this process. St...

The Common Core State Standards are requiring students give evidence and explain their answers - spoken and written.  Here is a good article to give perspective on the benefits of this process.  St... | Scriveners' Trappings | Scoop.it
Why teachers should ask students to explain their answers Teachers can help students learn by asking them to explain their work -- rather than memorize and repeat answers -- researchers...

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Common Core Writing Rubrics

Common Core Writing Rubrics | Scriveners' Trappings | Scoop.it

Turnitin has partnered with the English Professional Learning Council (EPLC) to develop three writing rubrics—argument, informative and narrative—that are aligned with the CCSS. These rubrics help instructors convey their expectations to students, grade submitted work against the CCSS, provide critical feedback, and track student progress.


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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, February 28, 2013 12:22 PM

Includes links to webcasts on the topic.

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Crosswalk Between 6+1 Traits and CCSS English Language Arts Standards for Writing and Language | Education Northwest

This Traits-Common Core State Standards (CCSS) crosswalk provides a side-by-side comparison between the content of the 6+1 Traits and the first three CCSS writing standards for grades 11–12, as well as for all six Language standards for the same grade span, where appropriate.


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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, April 16, 2013 5:19 PM

This guide will help you undersand the relationship between the Traits and the Common Core Stanards. Concentration is on the following modes: Argument, Informative/Explanatory, Narrative