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
Click Here for the California English Language Development (ELD) Standards
NEW! Academic Vocabulary in the Middle Grades Kate Kinsella Video
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!
Sue Beers Common Core Materials These are all of the materials and resources left for us by Sue Beers after her presentation on November 1, 2013. Lots to look at here, but definitely worth the time!
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:
NEW! Louisiana Teacher Tool-Box Great Resources!
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.