Evidence and citations are great, but sometimes zombies, a bacon crisis, or Siri rebelling are what kids really need to stretch their writing! Balance your writing instruction and give your students the opportunity to write for fun!
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STILL LOOKING FOR COMMON CORE RESOURCES?
**Teach your students to think deeply as they read any novel with Common Core Literature Circles
. Try out The Common Core Discussion Director
**Use these flip books for fiction and non fiction close reading.
**Prepare students for extended response questions that require evidence. Help students write about their own interpretations of texts in the classroom: BRACES-A Blueprint for On Demand and Essay Writing
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