K-12 Common Core Standards
Click Here for the Common Core K-12 ELA and HSS Literacy Standards
Click Here for the K-12 Common Core Math Standards
FREE Professional Learning Modules in all core subjects are at your fingertips!
Exemplar Common Core Lesson Video - Grade 5 Social Studies Close Reading Featuring one of our GUSD teachers, Becky Valbuena
Utilizing Close Reading to Prepare Students for College, Career, & Citizenship - Video (featuring one of our GUSD teachers, Becky Valbuena
Sue Beers Common Core Resources for Teachers
Open this folder to find Sue Beers' CCSS resources!
Join a CCSS Resource Sharing Group on My Big Campus
Elementary Teachers Click Here, then request to join! http://www.mybigcampus.com/groups/common-core-elementary---1245871
Middle School Teachers Click Here, then request to join! http://www.mybigcampus.com/groups/common-core-middle-school---1267920
(Log in with the same username and password you use for your teacher computer)
Basal Alignment Project
Ready-to-go aligned lessons to ELA texts and stories you are already using! Available for grades 3-10
Super Helpful Appendices to the Standards
http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/5 - Teachers, this is a great site to be able to navigate through the standards by grade-level and topic.
http://www.corestandards.org/assets/Appendix_B.pdf - This Appendix has text exemplars and sample performance tasks in Language Arts for all grade levels.
http://www.corestandards.org/assets/Appendix_C.pdf - This Appendix has Student Writing Samples for each genre and grade level.
All About Smarter Balanced Assessments
http://www.smarterbalanced.org/ - Click here to go to the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) Website
http://sbac.portal.airast.org/practice-test/ - Click here to go to the Practice Test Portal for SBAC
http://www.smarterbalanced.org/sample-items-and-performance-tasks/ - Click here to see sample items and performance tasks for Smarter Balanced Assessments
Performance Tasks by Grade Level 3-11 - Click here to see archived performance tasks from Smarter Balanced.
http://www.smarterbalanced.org/resources-events/faqs/ - Click here to read answers to Frequently Asked Questions about the new Assessments
The Silicon Valley Math Initiative
Great Math Resources and Professional Learning: http://www.svmimac.org/
We are a member district. Contact Becky firstname.lastname@example.org for a username and password.
Achieve the Core Professional Learning
www.achievethecore.org - a great website for professional development, writing prompts and sample papers, and other great treasures!
The Best of other District, Counties, & States
Try these sites from other states and districts for great resources:
South Bay Union District: http://www.sbusd.org/Page/3932 - rubrics, student samples, prompts, and more!
Units of study for SBUSD: https://sites.google.com/site/sbusdccsselaunitsofstudy/home
Cleveland County (GREAT MATH RESOURCES) http://mail.clevelandcountyschools.org/~ccselem/?OpenItemURL=S07BB59E1
Tulare County Office of Education: http://www.tcoe.org/ERS/CCSS/index.shtm
Missouri Department of Education (Check out their Model Curriculum Units): http://dese.mo.gov/
Resources for Parents and Students
On the California Department of Education (CDE) Common Core State Standards page at http://www.cde.ca.gov/re/cc/ , there is a box with links to resources, and a tab for resources forStudents/Parents. When you click on that tab, you will find an informational handout from CDE, translated into multiple languages. There are also links to a variety of additional resources from CDE, the PTA, and other organizations.
A Communications Toolkit prepared by CDE is available for download at:
A K-8 Parent Handbook prepared by CCSESA, the County Superintendents organization, is also available in multiple languages, and can be downloaded at: http://www.ccsesa.org/index/sp_CommonCoreStandards.cfm
At the link below, on achievethecore.org , there are links to a variety of resources for parents.