Crafting Argument – Writing for College & Career Readiness


graduate-150374_640The writing standards represent the “synthesis” level for College & Career Readiness. Short Constructed Response requirements set the stage for what is expected in the Writing and Performance Task assessments. In this session for the College and Career Readiness community, Kevin Baird explored exemplar items for actual writing assessment prompts, and investigated instructional strategies to develop proficiency among students. Kevin, who is Chairman of the Board at the nonprofit Center for College and Career Readiness, also looked at the requirements for writing in mathematics.

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College and Career Readiness is a professional learning community where educators can develop a better understanding of the Common Core State Standards and how to implement them in their schools and classrooms.  This is an online collaborative community where educators can receive and share information on how the Common Core State Standards and help to prepare students for college and careers.  This program is sponsored by EdCenter for College and Career Readiness.

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