Writing in the Content Areas

Resources for Workshop on Writing in the Content Areas
Common Core Standards – http://www.corestandards.org/
Common Core Georgia Performance Standards - https://www.georgiastandards.org/Common-Core/
Transition to Common Core - https://transitiontocommoncore.wikispaces.hcpss.org/
Writing Resources - http://thewritesource.com
Student Writing Models - http://thewritesource.com/studentmodels/
Informing Writing: The Benefits of Formative Assessment -
http://carnegie.org/fileadmin/Media/Publications/InformingWriting.pdf
Interactive Lecture Strategies - http://www.thiagi.com/games.html
Thirty Five Summarizing Strategy - http://www.thiagi.com/pfp/IE4H/march2008.html#Framegame
Lexile Information - http://www.lexile.com
Lexile Analyzer - http://lexile.com/analyzer/
Lexile leveled articles for struggling readers http://www.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=3754584
Creative Writing Prompts - http://www.slideshare.net/pameladonehew/creative-writing-quick-writes-prompts
Quick Write Suggestions - http://www.bertiekingore.com/Quick_Writes.pdf
Quick Writes for Social Studies - http://www.edmondschools.net/Portals/0/docs/QUICKWRITES.pdf
Quick Write Resources - http://wvde.state.wv.us/strategybank/QuickWrites.html
Jeff Zwiers on Quick Writes http://www.misd.net/secondaryliteracy/strategicliteracyinstructionwordstudy/Quickwrites.pdf
Writing Next – Strategies to Improve Writing in Content Areas - http://www.all4ed.org/files/WritingNext.pdf

Debate Topics for Argument Writing

Debate Database - http://idebate.org/debatabase
Room for Debate - http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate
Pro Con - http://www.procon.org/
Cellphones Safe?
CNN reports on issue of cellphone safety - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qRliXTScQ3g
Cellphone Debate - http://cellphones.procon.org/

Math Links

Mathematics & Lexile Levels - http://lexile.com/about-lexile/Policy-Briefs/mathematics-problem/
Math Problems - http://www.theproblemsite.com/problems/mathhs/
Integrating Writing into Math - http://www.glencoe.com/sec/teachingtoday/subject/int_writing_math.phtml
Implementing Writing in Mathematics - http://etd.ohiolink.edu/view.cgi/Lynn%20Derek.pdf?def1281622037
Math problems related to social issues - http://radicalmath.org/categories.php
Who does the lottery benefit? http://radicalmath.org/docs/Lottery_Allman.pdf
TED video – Dan Meyer on Math Makeover - http://www.ted.com/talks/dan_meyer_math_curriculum_makeover.html
Dan Meyer Blog - http://blog.mrmeyer.com/
Possible or Not - http://wildmath.org/2012/10/01/possible-or-not-thinking-about-functions/
High School Math Graphic Organizers: - http://teacher.depaul.edu/Documents/Math%20Graphic%20Organizer%20Guide.pdf
Argument Writing about Election Math
Types of Polling - http://www.pbs.org/teachers/mathline/concepts/electionsandvoting.shtm
Election 2012 Mathematics - http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/election-2012/7583
Numeracy of a Campaign - http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/01/25/the-united-states-of-numeracy-the-math-of-a-presidential-campaign/
Election Math - http://www.nbclearn.com/decision2012
Video Again Electoral College - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7wC42HgLA4k
Electoral Map - http://elections.nytimes.com/2008/president/whos-ahead/key-states/map.html
Interactive Electoral Map - http://www.dividedstates.com/political-maps/
Population Data - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_and_territories_by_population

Science Web Links

Transition to Common Core – Secondary Science - https://transitiontocommoncore.wikispaces.hcpss.org/Secondary+Science
CAST Science Writer – for struggling writers - http://sciencewriter.cast.org/
Science Notebooks – How to manage and assess them? http://www.sciencenotebooks.org/faq/secondary_faq.php
Writing in Science Using ABCD Model - http://www.biologycorner.com/2012/03/25/common-core-standards-writing-in-science/
Physics Lab Report - http://193.140.122.139/intro_ee_1/other_report_formats/Physics_lab_report_format.pdf
Bioethics Debate - http://missbakersbiologyclass.com/blog/2010/02/08/hela-cells-great-bioethics-debate-for-high-school-biology/
Hela Cells - Henrietta Lack - CBS Sunday Morning - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wRrNjHYxP_o
Animal Research – good or bad? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GJ38sIRpNkU
Evolving role of animals in research - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gkNS86O6kDE
High school science lab reports
http://www-lhs.beth.k12.pa.us/departments/science/Science%20Department%20Lab%20Report%20Format.pdf
Writing in Science - http://www.heinemann.com/shared/onlineresources/E01070/chapter2.pdf

Social Studies Web Links

American History Blog New York Times - http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/category/american-history/
Cuban Missile Crisis - http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/10/23/flash-points-searching-for-modern-lessons-in-the-cuban-missile-crisis/
Federal Budget Issues - http://www.publicagenda.org/citizen/issueguides/federal-budget
High School Economics Resources -
http://www.econlib.org/library/Topics/HighSchool/HighSchoolTopics.html
Historical Thinking Matters - a website focused on key topics in U.S. history, that is designed to teach students how to critically read primary sources and how to critique and construct historical narratives http://historicalthinkingmatters.org/
Spanish American War Writing Resources - http://historicalthinkingmatters.org/spanishamericanwar/1/materials/worksheets/
Stanford History Education Group - http://sheg.stanford.edu
Teaching History - http://teachinghistory.org/
Election Resources from National Council for the Social Studies
Numeracy of a Campaign