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Northern California Writing Project Teacher-Consultant Connects Math and Literacy

Publication: The Siskiyou Daily News
Date: March 14, 2018

Summary: Junior high math teacher Susan Rickey helps her students connect math and argument writing, and will soon begin helping other teachers do the same as an NCWP facilitator.


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The goal of the writing project will be teaching younger students how to make an argument and then support it with evidence. She explained that the students come up with a claim based on a subject, and then they are tasked with writing in support of that claim utilizing facts and trustworthy evidence.

She noted that so far, her students have really enjoyed the process."

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