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Common Core Curriculum Maps

Common Core Curriculum Maps
Common Core’s ELA Maps have been in use by teachers for over two years. During this time, the non-profit organization has established an unparalleled reputation for creating high-quality, low-cost curriculum tools based on the Common Core State Standards. Our Common Core Curriculum Maps, released in August 2010, were the first new, CCSS-based curriculum tools to come out after the standards were finalized. Written by teachers for teachers, our ELA Maps are detailed guides for creating CCSS-aligned lessons that delve deeply into key core knowledge content and utilize the best and most important literary and informational texts. These carefully crafted maps include all of the new standards. The Maps are comprised of 76 units covering Kindergarten through 12th grade, and include: At Common Core, we recognize that implementing a new curriculum demands a significant investment of time and resources. 30% off (plus free shipping) the extended print edition of our maps published by Jossey-Bass.

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Common Core “I Can” Statements (Updated 5/30) « Turn On Your Brain My I Can Statements for 9-10th grades. My I can Posters for 9-10th grades. Standards-Aligned Question Stems for grades 9-10. CCSS Vertical Progressions ELA for grades K-12. Lesson Planning and the Common Core: A Unit Based on TED.com 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 TED.com, 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.

Infographics and the Common Core Information is all around us, but very little of what we digest daily is in the form of a traditional textbook. Advertisements make use of large images designed to catch our attention followed by product information. Social networks, like Pinterest, and Instagram capitalize on our attraction to images as sources of information. Common Core Video Series Education Commissioner John King, David Coleman and Kate Gerson explain every key aspect of Common Core standards in depth. By viewing this 15-part series, New York educators and administrators will learn step-by-step how to implement the Common Core for ELA/Literacy and Math in their schools and classrooms. You’ll also gain a deeper understanding of the rationale behind the Common Core and what it will mean for students across our state.

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.

Institute for a Competitive Workforce What are the Common Core State Standards? The Common Core State Standards are a set of high-quality academic expectations in English-language arts (ELA) and mathematics that define both the knowledge and skills all students should master by the end of each grade level in order to be on track for success in college and career. They were created through a state-led initiative and have been adopted by more than forty states. The Common Core State Standards have replaced previous state standards. Teaching With Math Tasks "Math Tasks 101" with David Smith, mathematics specialist for the Utah Office of Education November 6, 2012 View the Recording on PD 360 Learn how to create a classroom culture of math engagement and real-world problem solving through math tasks. David A. Smith is a mathematics specialist for the Utah Office of Education.

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.

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