Student-facing ELA Continua Blocks

2020-10-01T13:30:29-04:00

Description In these student-facing guides, students are able to access the ELA continua through color-coded blocks and student facing-language. This accessible design promotes student agency, self-reflection, and goal-setting. The continua blocks can be used not only to assess work, but also to break down larger skills into smaller, manageable pieces. [...]

ELA Competencies and Continua

2020-03-23T08:54:17-04:00

ELA.1 Reading Critically: I can read and critique diverse texts (e.g., books, films, advertising, music, social media, news websites). ELA.2 Expressing Ideas: I can clearly and effectively express my ideas (in written and oral form) for particular purposes and audiences, using diverse formats and settings to inform, persuade, and connect with [...]

Student Guide: Argumentative Writing

2021-09-17T11:49:20-04:00

Description The tools in this guide will help you earn ratings for all the skills in the competency ELA.3 Writing Arguments. Read through the skills and indicators on the continuum for ELA.3 Writing Arguments so you understand how teachers will rate your writing. Author: Jessica Thatcher and Jim Novak [...]

Student Guide: Argumentative Writing

2020-03-26T12:50:04-04:00

Description This student-facing performance task guide describes the distinguishing characteristics of argumentative texts, provides examples and exemplars to analyze, and offers a step-by-step process that students can use to write their own argument. Author: Created by reDesign LLC in partnership with B-21 © 2017

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