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Writing Instruction and the Common Core

If you have questions about writing and the Common Core, the following LearnZillion webinar will help. Joey Hawkins, the founder of the Vermont Writing Collaborative and author of Writing For Understanding: Using Backward Design To Help All Students Write Effectively, … Continue reading

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Educators Work through CTP Materials

At Teach Fest, Learnzillion educators worked through elements of the Core Task Project. They talked about the close reading strategy, identified features of complex text and studied the guide to writing text-dependent questions. The Powerpoint can be found here and … Continue reading

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