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Common Core Support Tools

Common Core Support Tools
Below you will find unpacking standards documents to support teachers in their understanding of the common core and essential standards. The unpacking documents demonstrate at a granular level the knowledge and skills students are expected to master at a particular grade. Important Note: The current Standard Course of Study will continue to be taught and tested during the 2010-11 and 2011-12 school years. New standards and assessments are to be implemented for the first time beginning with the 2012-13 school year. Please send any thoughts, feedback, questions and ideas about additional resources that would help you start preparing to teach the new standards to English Language Arts Unpacking Standards Kindergarten (pdf, 608kb) 1st Grade (pdf, 646kb) 2nd Grade (pdf, 761kb) 3rd Grade (pdf, 849kb) 4th Grade (pdf, 833kb) 5th Grade (pdf, 1.6mb) 6th Grade (pdf, 1.3mb) 7th Grade (pdf, 1016kb) 8th Grade (pdf, 1.0mb) English I & II (pdf, 1.1mb) English III & IV (pdf, 1.2mb)

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Ohio PARCC English Language Arts General Information Ohio is among 22 states that are working as a consortium, called the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC), to develop a common set of K-12 assessments in English and mathematics. The assessments will measure college and career readiness and will be available for states to administer during the 2014-2015 school year. To check for updates log onto the PARCC Homepage. Take a look at PARCC Item and Task Prototypes under The PARCC Assessment section.

Ohio ODE - Mathematics Common Core State Standards and Model Curriculum Skip navigation Skip to main content SAFE | State Agencies | Online Services Follow Home > Academic Content Standards > Mathematics Mathematics Virtual Workshop: Curriculum Mapping What is it? Curriculum mapping is a process for collecting and recording curriculum-related data that identifies core skills and content taught, processes employed, and assessments used for each subject area and grade level. The completed curriculum map then becomes a tool that helps teachers keep track of what has been taught and plan what will be taught. Creating and working with curriculum maps is a 7-step process involving: Phase 1: Data collection.

Illinois Model Math Curriculum College and Career Readiness The Illinois State Board of Education has been charged by the Illinois 97th General Assembly to implement Public Act 97-704. The State Board of Education is to coordinate the acquisition, adaptation, and development of middle and high school Mathematics Curriculum Models to aid school districts and teachers in implementing Common Core Mathematics State Standards for all students. Public Act 97-704 required representation from statewide educational organizations and stakeholders. A committee consisting of a middle school mathematics team and a high school mathematics team was created to address this charge.

Text Complexity Grade Bands and Lexile Bands "It isn't often that a society gets a chance to start afresh, and I think that moment is here." —Chester E. Finn, Jr.* Washington State Common Core State Standards is a real-world approach to learning and teaching. Developed by education experts from 45 states, these K-12 learning standards go deeper into key concepts in math and English language arts. The standards require a practical, real-life application of knowledge that prepares Washington students for success in college, work and life. Common Core provides: Lesson Planning and the Common Core: A Unit Based on I'm currently prepping my classes for another research unit, this one a blend of Memoir, Advocacy, and Speech Writing. After all, never in real life are genres categorized. They blend together; and the Common Core assessments to come recognize the desegregation of writing genres and the need for performance-based assessments. I'm basing this blended unit on, and the plan is to host a middle school TED-esque conference, combining it with a book drive for our media center. So, in a series of posts, I am going to describe some key steps I'm using with my eighth graders in order to scaffold our way towards our TED conference.

PARCC Games Here you will find a variety of games aimed to help students prepare for the Math section of the PARCC exam. Check back often, as we will be constantly adding new games. Click on your grade level to get started! PARCC Games Here you will find a variety of games aimed to help students prepare for the Reading section of the PARCC exam. Check back often, as we will be constantly adding new games. Click on your grade level to get started!

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