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Spring 2015 Diverse Text Set Assignments
From this page, you can create and link to your Text Set Assignment in order to share your work with your classmates.
You can download directions and a template for your text set assignment here:
Annotated Bibliography of a Diverse Text Set C.doc
Here is are two quality examples of a text set to get you started:
English (Gr. 10): Social Isolation
Math (Gr. 9): Quadratic Equations
Keep in mind the new ideas you have learned this semester about the Common Core Standards, qualities of text complexity, and the varied needs of learners as you make your decisions and provide rationales for including specific kinds of texts in your text set.
For information about APA Format, Sixth Edition: see
or note the specific ways of
citing different types of images
For a short reading about text sets, see Laura Robb's explanation and example
Robb 2002 Multiple Texts.pdf
math teachers who have been awarded funds
from the National Science Foundation to develop math lessons around primary sources that are also connected to Common Core Standards.
You will be asked to post your completed Text Assignment before class no later than
You are encouraged to explore
text sets from previous semesters
to see the range of topics already created. Text sets with stars before the link indicate high-quality assignments.
Spring 2015 Class List
Make sure you are logged into the wikispace. If you are not, create a login and password (upper right corner). A join request will be sent to my email for me to confirm you as a member with posting privileges.
To post your assignment, click on the link created for your name in the table below and you will get to your own wikipage.
Select the edit button on the wikispace and
copy/paste your annotated text
from your Diverse Text Set Assignment (in Microsoft Word) into the wiki. You should see your whole assignment on the page (rather than just a link to a file to download).
You may need to do a bit of spacing text so it looks neat and organized on the screen. You can use the toolbar to make things bold or change the font size.
Remember to click the "Save" button each time you make any changes before you leave the page.
help on how to format text
Turn off "Getting Started"