Common Core Connection »
While the Common Core focuses on product (or what students are expected to do, produce, or demonstrate), the eleven elements of the Writing Next report focus on the most effective means of instruction that will guide our students to the desired product sought by the core standards. The instructional suggestions in this book have been proven most effective over time and will help educators as they seek to help students meet the rigorous standards of any worthwhile writing project.

Facebook Argumentation: A modeled lesson

Using George Hillock, Jr. as a model text »
Rena Lesue-Smithey uses Hillock’s Whodunit approach to teach argument writing. Download her powerpoint presentation under the supplemental materials section below.

Supplemental Materials:

Facebook Argumentation

How Do These Elements Fit With The Common Core?