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Common Core Conversations
Here is at least one place that could be your "one stop shop". The links to many of the most popular resource sties are available here. Some are free, others require a fee. Remember, the DOE does not endorse or recommend these sites.
Core Task Project
Professional learning resources
Emphasis on Standard 10 that prioritizes text complexity; Website includes research articles, teacher resources, webinar links and presentation slides
Sample lessons for grades K-6; Passages and book suggestions are included; Must create an account but it's free
Basal Alignment Project
Go to the Edmodo site - enter as "teacher" - join with username and password - search for the group: Basal Alignment Project - Group code is etuyrm The stories in the most popular basals for grades 3-5 have been revised to include text dependent questions, vocabulary lessons, and cumulative tasks aligned to the Common Core.
Achieve the Core
Achieve the Core
This site is here to provide free, high-quality resources to educators now doing the hard work of implementing these higher standards.
Web English Teacher
Lesson plans, videos, technology integration, and classroom activities for English, K-12
Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies
Searchable database of resources for K-12, all subjects, and aligned to Common Core Standards
Lessons, units, web resources for all subjects, K-12
Before/During/After Reading Strategies
Wealth of resources can be accessed from this blog - websites, lessons, discussion forum
Guilford County Common Core
Lessons for most grade levels for reading and math
Reading and Writing Project - Common Core Standards
Teachers College Reading and Writing Project including units of study, videos, and student samples
Assessments - Reading and Writing Project
The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project has posted a number of assessments for reading and writing that are aligned to Common Core Standards
YouTube Videos from The Hunt Institute
The Hunt Institute
Short You Tube videos on ELA standards
Useful Links Within State Sites
Examples of tasks for all of the standards
Common Core Wiki with sample units
Literacy Concept Organizer
Explains exactly what students must know, do, and understand for each standard. Great for breaking down standards with students. Also a great resource for vertical articulation.
Differentiated Writing Lessons
FL WIN: Florida Language and Writing Initiative Network
Online Writing Lessons:
Rubrics and Portfolios
Mini lessons on the craft of writing
Great links to the National Writing Project
Sample units, performance tasks, and templates.
Idaho breaks down each standard with explanations. Great for unpacking standards...if you are into that.
Teaching and Learning Strategies
For each standard, they provide learning/teaching strategies, assessment strategies, and ideas for differentiation.
Literacy Without Limits
Videos of strategies for a variety of literacy skills
New York education leaders speak with David Coleman about the major shifts with the Common Core
Common Core exemplar for elementary - The Great Fire
Lists of Text Exemplars for each Grade Level
Common Core Resources
Wealth of resources available
"I Can" statements and standard progression
Drake County in Ohio has created "I can " statements for all of the standards. Great strategy for goal setting. They also show the complexity progression.
ELA Resources for implementing CCSS
Presentations, templates, rubrics, etc
Strategies for ELL Students
Common Core Resources
The Language Advocacy Project identifies what works with ELL students and provides tips on how to make it work.
Common Core resources for teacher learning - modules on academic vocabulary, text questioning, and close reading (MS/HS). Also, a link to The Hunt Institute
Common Core resources in ELA
Tennessee has created video resources that are accessible through iTunes
Strong list of web resources that will help you find complex and relevant texts for your students.
Rigorous Practice Tests
These tests provide open-ended questions and multiple choice tests, which is part of the framework being developed by PARCC
Elementary Instructional Videos
Comprehension and Vocabulary
Strategies and ideas for teaching most of the major reading, writing and thinking skills in high school
help on how to format text
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