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Quarter 4 Professional Learning - Writing with Evidence

Educators and Rise Academy for Adult Achievement gathered last week to continue their professional learning on instructional moves aligned to the CCR Standards . Over two evenings, participants engaged with ELA/Literacy content to better support deep reading, student discussion, and evidence-based writing in their classrooms. Using T he Writing Revolution as our central text, the first session centered on using Evidence Ranking and Quoting and Paraphrasing, the second on sentence summarization strategies But-Because-So and Expanding Kernel Sentences. Resources for both sessions are linked below. Google Slides Deck Evidence Ranking Strategy description Quoting & Paraphrasing Strategy description Evidence Ranking and Quoting & Paraphrasing sample The Writing Revolution exc erpt Sentence summarization with Sentence Kernels handout Sentence summarization with But-Because-So handout