What will students be asked to do when faced with the writing tasks on the Common Core State Standards assessments? What are the instructional shifts teachers will need to make so that students can understand and master them? Kelly Sassi and Anne Ruggles Gere unpack the PARCC and Smarter Balanced approaches to writing assessment, and provide effective strategies to help students develop as writers as well as prepare for the new writing tasks.
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Presented by Chris Lehman
ENERGIZE YOUR CLASSROOM: INFORMATIONAL READING, WRITING AND RESEARCH ARE WAY MORE INTERESTING THAN YOU THINK!
3:30-4:45 pm EST (Starts March 12, 2014)
Based on the book Energize Research Reading and Writing and his experiences from classrooms around the world, Chris will support you in better understanding the role of informational reading, informational writing, and research in your classroom. This webinar series will help you in developing your own practical lessons, unit plans, and even an example mini-research project to use with your students.
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