Dr. Rozlyn Linder

This is the official blog of Dr. Roz Linder, an academic, K-12 Language Arts Specialist, former elementary school teacher, high school journalism teacher, and all-around rabble rouser. I am interested in how we equip students to compete in a global community that grows increasingly flatter every millisecond and the practical application of communication pedagogy and Common Core standards.Situated at the intersection of cultural, racial, social, and digital literacy, my blog is all about fostering and supporting the recognition that we don’t teach in your grandad’s America and being happy about that. Let's stop telling students what to think or believe, but prepare students to think critically and often.

Teaching Ideas, Events, and Individuals (Standard 3)

Teaching Ideas, Events, and Individuals (Standard 3)

Are you working with Common Core standard 3? This reusable, interactive chart is specific to the sixth grade informational text standard and might be helpful! Students are expected to explain how ideas, events, or individuals are introduced, illustrated, or elaborated in a text. This requires students to look at text through the eyes of a writer. What strategy did the… Read more →