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Informational Writing: Common Core and More

Informational writing is a BIG deal in the CCSS. In this post, we take a close-up look at what informational writing is, what the CCSS expectations are, and what—precisely—students must do to succeed on next year’s writing assessments. 4,469 more words

Instructional Tips

How to Banish Plagiarism From Your Students' Projects

“If you steal from one author, it’s plagiarism. If you steal from two, it’s research.” John Burke

“Washington was elected President as the unanimous choice of the electors in 1788, and he served two terms in office.

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Getting Started With IPads

Wednesday, February 26th (WW10 and formatting informational text)

Good morning and good afternoon, 7C!  :)

Today we will begin with handing in our proof of study for the vocabulary test…and then taking the assessment:   149 more words

IRLA Class

Interview with Susan VanHecke + a Giveaway

I’m always looking for exemplary informational mentor texts. When Under the Freedom Tree crossed my desk, I knew I found one I wanted to share with you.   1,475 more words