This week, we're learning about Common Core!
There's a tab at the top of the web page for an explanation of the Common Core State Standards, or you could just click here.
It's important that, as students, you know what the country, state, school district, and your teacher expect of you. It's even more important to understand WHY that's what's expected of you. That's where this lesson comes into play.
We're taking a look at the standards for Informational Reading, Literature, Language, and Text Complexity--all essential for knowing the hows and whys of what will judge your success in this course.
We will work on this Monday-Thursday this week. Be ready for some tough reading and meaningful conversations. We must understand where we're expected to be in June before we can even begin our adventure in educational success.
Also, I began individual reading testing
This is the seventh year Mrs. DeWitz has taught Freshman. It is her eighth year at Thornton.