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Digital Tools for ELA Common Core Standards // Speaker Deck

Digital Tools for ELA Common Core Standards // Speaker Deck | Common Core - ELA - MRIS | Scoop.it
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This is a link to a presentation that has included, screen shots of several Internet resources to help support instruction in the ELA Common Core Standards.  There are many sites listed in the presentation,  Here are just a few:

www.lexile.com - information on reading level and text complexity

www.padlet.com - digital word walls

www.quizlet.com - vocabulary support examples included

www.freshbrain.com - facilitates problem solving and collaboration

http://corptrain.phoenix.edu/thesis_generator/thesis_generator.html - aids in creating and revising a good thesis statement

www.grmr.me - videos on how to fix grammar mistakes in writing - NOTE: this discription does not do it justice.  Take a minute to watch the 1.5 minute video that explains what it does and how it works.

 

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Common Core Practice | Twitter Hacking, Working From Home ... NYT

Common Core Practice | Twitter Hacking, Working From Home ... NYT | Common Core - ELA - MRIS | Scoop.it

Students summarize information about a Twitter scandal by boiling down the main points into 140-character messages; argue for or against the idea of working from home; and write a narrative about pitching a viral video.


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Article includes 4 specific lesson ideas that address, informative, argumentative and narrative writing tasks.  In addition, it offers an activity on analyzing multiple points of view.  Activities are probably designed for older students, but could be modified for intermediate age students.

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Getting Ready to Write: Citing Textual Evidence

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Teaching students to use textual evidence is a key component of the Common Core. Learn how to teach students to cite textual evidence, engage in collaborative discussions and draw evidence from literary text in preparation for writing.


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This link will take you to a 6 minute video that discusses the Common Core focus of citing textual evidence.  It shows excerpts of an actual lesson and offers teacher insight into its use. 

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This link will take you to a 6 minute video that discusses the Common Core focus of citing textual evidence.  It shows excerpts of an actual lesson and offers teacher insight into its use.

David Kevin Myers's curator insight, March 10, 2013 12:48 PM

This link will take you to a 6 minute video that discusses the Common Core focus of citing textual evidence.  It shows excerpts of an actual lesson and offers teacher insight into its use.

David Kevin Myers's curator insight, March 10, 2013 12:48 PM

This link will take you to a 6 minute video that discusses the Common Core focus of citing textual evidence.  It shows excerpts of an actual lesson and offers teacher insight into its use.

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Education World: Common-Core Teaching Tips

Education World: Common-Core Teaching Tips | Common Core - ELA - MRIS | Scoop.it
How do we make the instructional "shifts" required by CCSS? (http://t.co/OIwBL3tXWy Thanks @education_world)
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This article addresses the necessary instructional shifts for implementation of the Common Core State Standards.  It gives some general tips for teaching to the CCSS and links to other, more in-depth examples that teachers can utilize in their instruction.

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