The Common Core Writing Book


Thank you for exploring The Common Core Writing Book, 6–8! As you review these sample materials, we hope you’ll agree that Gretchen Owocki has created a resource for meaningful CCSS instruction that respects the needs of adolescents and teachers. Our sample shows the many ways that Gretchen supports learners and teachers across the content areas, including:

  • an overview of how the book makes CCSS instruction meaningful to kids and empowers all teachers to support readers
  • a decision tree that helps you go from an assessment to a teaching plan
  • sample lessons and reproducibles that you can try on your own.