Kelly Gallagher, author of several great books and CWP T-C, has a new book coming out shortly, and it is available for online preview. The book looks very relevant to CCSS and to those folks in the NWP working with the Literacy Design Collaborative.
The book is called Write Like This: Teaching Real-World Writing Through Modeling and Mentor Texts, and the preview suggests a focus on real world writing tasks that ask young people to:
Print copies of Write Like This will start shipping later this month. Preview the entire book online now: