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Routine Argument Writing Practices: Using Images to Spark Conversation

Students enter my classroom, milling about as they retrieve their writing journals from the bin, and make their way to their seats. While a few glance at the image projected on the screen at the front of the room, most … Continue reading

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The College, Career, and Community Writers Program in the Middle School

The middle school animal is a breed of its own.  Those who work with students in lower or higher grades look at middle-schoolers and shudder.  One can almost hear the audible ‘Ughhhh’ accompanying that shudder.  Middle-schoolers revel in being loud, … Continue reading

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From the College, Career, and Community Writers Program to the SAT Essay: A Simple Step

The nuanced claim, authorizing, illustrating, and borrowing:  These are some of the moves used in argument writing as promoted by Joseph Harris in Rewriting: How to Do Things with Texts, a foundational text of The College, Career, and Community Writers … Continue reading

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The College-Ready Writers Program at the Chippewa River Writing Project

For the 2016-17 school year, teacher consultants from the Chippewa River Writing Project have been involved in the national scale-up of the College-Ready Writers Program. This is the first in a series of posts about our experiences implementing this powerful … Continue reading

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