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Lessons spanning all disciplines that demonstrate how LDC can be used in an elementary classroom.
These ELA mini-tasks demonstrate how LDC is taught day-to-day in a college and career-focused classroom.
Mini-tasks that support close reading of scientific texts and the ability to write on scientific issues.
Over 30 exemplary note-taking strategies from LDC teachers, including Cornell Notes, Split-Page Note-Taking, and many more.
These teacher-created instructional units—each culminating in a performance task requiring students to write in response to close reading—have been rated “Good to Go” or “Exemplary” through national peer-review, and represent a variety of disciplines and grade levels.
Was the United States justified in dropping the atomic bomb on Japan in August 1945? This exemplary argumentation module from IU-13 in Pennsylvania investigates that question.
A selection of lessons to help students improve a variety of skills related to close reading.
Social Studies mini-tasks adapted from strategies and lessons created by LDC partner Facing History and Ourselves.
A wide variety of mini-tasks adapted from lessons created by National Writing Project teachers.
How does Keyes use Charlie's reflections to expose his persona? This exemplary module from Fresno, CA explores the author's craft from this seminal work.
This exemplary physics module from Louisiana requires students to conduct an experiment and write a lab report about the structure and function of bridges.