Why we are choosing a literacy study

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Since our shift to the Consortium and Performance Based Assessments, we have had many discussions as a staff about supporting students with writing. School-wide, teachers have adopted important writing scaffolds, which often include reading and annotation strategies. One of our goals this year will be to push students to do more independent research in addition to reading the anchor texts …

Veronica ColemanWhy we are choosing a literacy study

What we’re reading: Transformational Literacy

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Ms. Coleman and Ms. Lawit are reading Transformational Literacy: Making the Common Core Shift with Work That Matters. ¬†Check back for their learning and conversation. From the publisher: Engage, challenge, and inspire students with work that matters Transformational Literacy, written by a team from EL Education, helps teachers leverage the Common Core instructional shifts–building knowledge through content-rich nonfiction, reading for …

Dana LawitWhat we’re reading: Transformational Literacy