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Common Core Curriculum Maps

Common Core Curriculum Maps

Common Core Curriculum Maps | Digital Resources These digital resources and tools for creating, collaborating, researching, and sharing can be found in the Common Core Curriculum Maps. This is not intended to be a comprehensive list, as the technologies are constantly evolving. Consider it a beginning! Free Online Resources Bookmarking These programs allow teachers to store bookmarks in one place, and allow others to access them. Edmodo Edmodo is an easy and engaging way to manage assignments, provide a way for students to communicate and create an online classroom. Edmodo Glogster Students can easily create and share interactive posters. Glogster Google Docs Google Docs is “storage in the clouds” — a place that allows many students to collaborate on documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and forms. Google Docs Google Earth Google Earth lets students view satellite imagery, maps, terrain, 3D buildings, canyons of the ocean, and other features and physical locations from their computers. Google Earth Jing Jing Open Educational Resources Picasa Picasa

TeAch-nology.com LESSON PLANS Video “I think everyone should have wings, just like the birds. But since we don’t have wings, we fly kites.” High above Rio de Janeiro’s crowded favelas, kites soar and dive — and attack. Read more… In anticipation of our third annual Student Editorial Contest (to be announced on Feb. 25), we’ve done the math, and below you’ll find the 100 most-commented-upon questions we’ve ever asked that call for persuasive writing. Many of them are, of course, on topics teenagers care about — technology, video games, sports and gender issues. But, perhaps unsurprisingly, the broad topic that seems to engage students the most? So skim the list and pick issues that interest you. Read more… In this short documentary, a talented teenager in the Mojave Desert is torn between ​​​her goal of attending art school and wanting to help support her family. Read more… Whom do we trust, and why? Below, his step-by-step process, including the worksheets, photos, articles and editorials he used. Read more… Read more…

AdLit.org Teacher Resources There’s an app for that! Now you can engage your students in literacy learning using tablet devices with apps from ReadWriteThink.org. Students can download a mobile app and use it anywhere, anytime. Word Mover (Grades 3 – 12) Word Mover allows children and teens to create “found poetry” by choosing from word banks and existing famous works; additionally, users can add new words to create a piece of poetry by moving/manipulating the text. Trading Cards (Grades 3 – 8) Invigorate students' writing with an interactive tool that allows them to demonstrate their comprehension using a mobile app. Acrostic Poems (Grades K – 12) Learn about and write acrostic poems, a poetry form that uses the letters in a word to begin each line of the poem. Alphabet Organizer (Grades K – 5) The Alphabet Organizer lets users create a calendar-style ABC chart or letter pages for an alphabet book. Diamante Poems (Grades K – 12) Venn Diagram (Grades K – 12)

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