(Wiping sweat from brow.)
All right, let’s finish these writing anchor standards.
W.CCR.10–that’s the 10th (and final!) College and Career Readiness anchor standard within the Writing strand of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for ELA / Literacy–reads as follows:
Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences.
Just as R.CCR.10, the reading anchor standard that calls for grade-appropriate text complexity, is a kind of overarching principle for all of the reading standards, so W.CCR.10 is for the writing standards. So what is W.CCR.10, at its core?