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Narrative Writing and the Common Core State Standards, from Helping English Learners to Write

By Carol Booth Olson, Robin C. Scarcella, Tina Matuchniak
In this chapter from Helping English Learners to Write, the authors explain the critical role of narrative writing in helping English learners develop their English language skill and succeed in English Language Arts coursework in the secondary grades. Building upon a strong research-based…
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Know ELLs: Support for Teachers of English Language Learners

By Great Valley Writing Project
This Ning, a social website/blog developed and maintained by several teacher leaders from the Grand Valley Writing Project in Central California, focuses on issues related to teaching English Language Learners. Sites and teacher leaders looking to maintain momentum after the conclusion of an…
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ELLs at the Center: Rethinking High Stakes Testing

By Wilma Ortiz and Karen Sumaryono
How do we nurture intellectual curiosity, prepare students for a global economy, and validate and celebrate students' cultures, language diversity and multiple literacies in an era of accountability and high stakes testing? The authors offer suggestions for ways teacher leaders can be…
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Where teachers write, share, and talk shop about writing and the teaching of writing

Hosted by the National Writing Project, the Write Now Teacher Studio is an open, online community of educators for educators. It’s a place to write together, examine our teaching, create and refine curricula, and work toward ever more effective and equitable practices to create confident, creative, and critical thinkers and writers in our classrooms and courses.

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