CNUSD Language Arts and Literacy February 2017

Congrats to Kim Kemmer from Norco High School. She has joined Curriculum and Instruction as a secondary literacy coach. Kim can support your team and your site with engaging and meaningful literacy instructional practices. Contact Kim at

Kim joins fellow CNUSD teachers to discuss literacy in the disciplines at the January Symposium.
ERWC Teachers scoring Semester 2 ERWC Diagnostic Assessments

ERWC Planning and Collaboration Day: Want to make ERWC more engaging? Want to share instructional strategies with other ERWC teachers? Join us on March 10th for the ERWC Planning and Collaboration Day. Attendees will receive a copy of Jennifer Fletcher's Teaching Arguments: Rhetorical Comprehension, Critique, and Response. ELA grades 7-12 welcome.

Language Arts Curriculum Council: Join us at 3:30 on Thursday February 9th, 2017 in room J East. We will be discussing ELA/ELD adoption, novel proposals, etc. If you would like to add something to the agenda, please contact Kate at

Subscribe to the new podcast by the CNUSD Secondary Literacy Team

A new podcast for CNUSD: The Secondary Literacy team in Curriculum and Instruction has launched a new podcast for educators and families. CNUSDEdChat covers literacy, edtech, building classroom community, and more. Season 1 guests include Dr. Doug Fisher, Dr. Nancy Frey, Catlin Tucker, Kelly Gallagher, and our very own ELA Orange Grove teacher, Jessica Fuller. A new episode is available the first of each month. With all the changes to 21st century education, what should teachers try tomorrow...this week...and this month?

Save the Date-World Read Aloud Day: "Every year World Read Aloud Day calls global attention to the importance of reading aloud and sharing stories." How will you and your students celebrate? Use #cnusdreads on your favorite social media platform on February 16th to show how you, your students, and your staff are celebrating World Read Aloud Day.

In January, CNUSD principals studied the ELA/ELD framework, specifically looking at the themes and the context in which instruction occurs.


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