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Making a Difference in Student Achievement
Making a Difference in Student Achievement

This PCG Education white paper gives a quick overview of eight differences between CCSS-ELA standards and current state standards, and outlines actions that school and district leaders must take to unlock the potential of the CCSS for K–12 students.

LDC and UbD:  Complementary Frameworks
LDC and UbD: Complementary Frameworks

With the adoption of the Common Core State Standards for English/Language Arts, educators are now charged with translating the standards into curricula and effective teaching methods. In this paper, Jay McTighe explores connections between the robust frameworks of Understanding by Design® (UbD) and The Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC) and suggests ways to extend the power and impact of each.

LDC Argumentation Module Template
LDC Argumentation Module Template

Argumentation is the ability to form reason and draw conclusions. Students who are able to build argumentation skills through reading and writing complex text are better prepared for the 21st century. Teachers can use this Word template to plan an LDC module that addresses literacy reading and writing standards for argumentation.

LDC Informational or Explanatory Module Template
LDC Informational or Explanatory Module Template

Informational or explanatory text provides students an opportunity to learn about a specific topic and is valuable for doing a job, making decisions, and accomplishing a task. Teachers can use this Word template to create LDC modules that focus on informational or explanatory writing and text.

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