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Student Guide: Conducting Research

The tools in this guide will help you earn ratings for all the skills in the competency ELA.7 Conducting Research. Read through the skills and indicators on the continuum for…
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December 1, 2021

Student Guide: Expressing Ideas

This guide will help prepare you to clearly and effectively express ideas—in written, oral, and other forms—for particular purposes and audiences, using diverse formats and settings to inform, persuade, and…
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December 1, 2021

Student Guide: Informational Writing

This student-facing performance task guide describes the distinguishing characteristics of informational texts, provides examples and exemplars to analyze, and illustrates various text structures used for different purposes. This task guide provides…
Thomas Gaffey
December 1, 2021

Learning Activity Template: Photo Drop

People often say, “a picture is worth a thousand words.” Photographs have the power to capture a moment and make us think, question, and feel. But because images constantly bombard…
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December 1, 2021

Learning Activity Template: Question the Text

Books—and textbooks especially—have lots of features to help readers understand the text. Titles, headings, tables, and pictures are just some of the text features readers encounter. If you're a reader…
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December 1, 2021

Learning Activity Guide: Cornell Notes

Note taking is an important skill for recording information—and your response to that information—for later review. When you take notes, you actively process information as you read, listen, or watch.…
Thomas Gaffey
December 1, 2021
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