Welcome to English Language Arts in Middle Grades
"Ordinary people with extraordinary vision can redeem the soul of America by getting in what I call good trouble, necessary trouble."
Black Life in America Database Webinar~ Join NewsBank for an overview webinar of our new Black Life in America database on Sept 23 at 3PM. You can register here. Even if you can't attend, a link to the recording will be sent to you afterward.
Big News in Digital Resources for SS & ELA!
CCSD Teachers have just been granted access to NewsBank: Black Life in America Database. You can access this database through CANVAS or MackinVIA (MyPortal > Clever > MackinVIA).
Overview: From the early days of slavery to modern times, people of African descent have had a profound impact on American history. This primary source collection offers an expansive window into centuries of African American history, culture and daily life—as well as the ways the dominant culture has portrayed and perceived people of African descent.
Black Life in America covers the experience and impact of African Americans as recorded by the news media, from 1704 to today. This resource is designed to support classroom discussions and research around issues related to diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice.
Achieve 3000 Level Set Windows
Fall: 08/23/21 - 09/24/21
Winter: 11/29/21 - 12/17/21
Spring: 03/21/22 - 04/08/22
Tips and reflections on building a confident community of writers
Students connect with writing when they’re represented in curriculums. Learn how our new interests, texts, and prompts honor their diversity and expand their perspectives in our Being Culturally Responsive with NoRedInk webinar (Click the link on the redirect page).
READ - THINK - WRITE - TALK
Think-Pair-Share with intentionality around constructing thoughts prior to sharing out. This strategy can be applied to any text or non-text analysis to create multiple access points for scholars.
Hello colleagues and friends,
Wednesday, October 27th 9:00am-10:00am (via Zoom)
Thursday, October 28th 3:00pm-4:00pm (via Zoom)
SCCTE 2022 Conference Information