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Getting Ready to Write: Evaluating the Quality of Evidence from Worthy Texts

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EL Education

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  • Academic Achievement
  • Curriculum
  • Classroom Instruction

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Videos

Grade Level

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Eighth-grade students in Jeanne Boland's Humanities class at the Odyssey School in Denver, CO, spend a week building background knowledge, reading closely, gathering evidence, testing ideas, and debating their claims in preparation for writing a summative essay about the stand Atticus takes in To Kill a Mockingbird.

In this video, students and teachers are engaged with EL Education's grades 3-8 ELA curriculum. This video accompanies the book Transformational Literacy: Making the Common Core Shift with Work That Matters.

Created By

EL Education

Topic

  • Academic Achievement
  • Curriculum
  • Classroom Instruction

Type

Videos

Grade Level

Discipline

Eighth-grade students in Jeanne Boland's Humanities class at the Odyssey School in Denver, CO, spend a week building background knowledge, reading closely, gathering evidence, testing ideas, and debating their claims in preparation for writing a summative essay about the stand Atticus takes in To Kill a Mockingbird.

In this video, students and teachers are engaged with EL Education's grades 3-8 ELA curriculum. This video accompanies the book Transformational Literacy: Making the Common Core Shift with Work That Matters.