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Meeting the Common Core – Argumentative Writing in Grade 7

Reading and writing are two sides of a coin. Read, read, read. Write, write, write. 


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Rewards of teaching young children to blog

Rewards of teaching young children to blog | Great Books | Scoop.it
I have been an elementary-school teacher for more than 25 years and I am always on the lookout for meaningful ways to engage and motivate my young students...
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A Close Look at the Common Core Expectations for Primary Writers ...

A Close Look at the Common Core Expectations for Primary Writers ... | Great Books | Scoop.it
In looking across the grade levels of the Common Core Writing Standards, standards 4, 9, and 10 are seen as not applicable to students in grades K-2. This post launches an investigation of whether or not the Common Core ...
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"Best part of #CommonCore is the emphasis on writing (argument)."

"Best part of #CommonCore is the emphasis on writing (argument)." | Great Books | Scoop.it

Writing and Teaching: Common Core and Argument

 

Basic principles of argumentation:

1. State your position.

2. Provide reasons or evidence for your position.

3. Provide counterarguments or refutations of opposing arguments.


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5 Reasons Why Your Students Should Write Every Day

5 Reasons Why Your Students Should Write Every Day | Great Books | Scoop.it

Did you know that writing helps students remember recently learned material? Learn about a variety of ways that having students writing every day can help both students and teachers in the classroom.

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