Introduction to the Common Core Appendices. Christina H. Felix Michelle Romein. Overview. Appendix A Research Supporting Key Elements of the Standards Glossary of Key Terms Appendix B Text Exemplars and Sample Performance Tasks Appendix C Samples of Student Writing. Appendix A.
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Research states that the “reading demands of college, workforce training programs and citizenship have held steady or risen over the last fifty years while K-12 texts have, if anything, become less demanding.”
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Appendix B illuminates the reading standards by providing text exemplars from a variety of genres across the K-12 span at appropriate levels of complexity, as well as sample performance tasks directly connected to the standards.
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