Rigor is creating an environment in which each student is expected to learn at high levels, each student is supported so he or she can learn at high levels, and each student demonstrates learning at high levels (Blackburn, 2008).
Monday, September 16, 2013
Great Source for Common Core Readings (Informational Text)
Here's a great source for speeches from history. The site itself is full of resources for a history class, but I found the speeches to be an exceptionally strong resource when you are looking for informational text, particularly some that provide an argumentative view (as included in the Common Core).