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This is a LATE post, and I have no excuse. I was just busy Friday night and then had a busy Saturday followed by a relaxed (homework filled) Sunday. 1,099 more words


Scaffolding CCSS Instruction for ELLs - New Resource Guides

In my third post of the new school year, I’ll share with you more new resources that will support ELLs with instruction aligned to the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts/Literacy and Mathematics. 567 more words

Content-Area Instruction

English 10R: Preparing "Letter From a Birmingham Jail" pages 1-3

We began with looking at the prompt provided by EngageNY in the unit final assessment.

Analyze how King develops and refines his claims to advance his purposes. 484 more words


EngageNY : Robotic Teachers Wanted.

Came across this gem when trying to decipher my son’s 4th Grade math homework (which included the inane task of making 50 dots to represent multiplying by tens).   76 more words

Common Core

EngageNY modules: Stunning incompetence.

Another questionable lesson from the curriculum modules found at NYSED’s propaganda website EngageNY.org

Once again, why did NYSED spend $12.9 million of taxpayer money on… 102 more words

Common Core

English 10R: "Letter From a Birmingham Jail" unit outline

Our district selected to work with the module for “Letter From a Birmingham Jail” from the EngageNY website as a common assessment in English 10. After reading through the module, I amended it for use with my classes. 926 more words


English 11 Overview

This is where I will share ideas from my English 11 students.   As part of my Annual Professional Performance Review (APPR), I adapted my lessons to meet the Common Core State Standards (CCSS).     220 more words