Jim Burke's Common Core Companion: The Standards Decoded is a reference book that explains what each standard says, what each standard means, and how to put each standard into practice across subjects.
"Write Like This" by Kelly Gallagher emphasizes the importance of writing for real-world purposes. The text provides teachers with mentor texts, effective modeling practices, student writing samples, and several practice and assessment strategies to improve student writing.
Link to the study guide for using the book "Teaching Argument Writing" by George Hillocks, Jr.
"They Say, I Say, The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing" by Gerald Graff and Cathy Birkenstein provides specific guidance on academic vocabulary for upper grades and collegiate writing. Click on the cover to link to sample templates from the book.
Link to grades 9-12 Open Educational Resources provided by the Utah Education Network.