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Common Core

K-12 Common Core Standards

NEW! District CCSS Presentation (Presented on April 22 & 24, 2014)

New! Common Core: Myths vs. Facts & FAQ

New! Kahn Academy and More Common Core Math Resources for Teachers!

Kahn Academy Common Core Thousands of new, interactive math problems fully aligned to every standards from grade K-12. 

Engage NY http://www.engageny.org/mathematics

Illustrative Mathematics www.illustrativemathematics.org

Illuminations www.illuminations.nctm.org

InsideMath www.insidemathematics.org

LearnZillion http://learnzillion.com/common_core/math/k-8

Mathematics Assessment Project http://map.mathshell.org/materials/index.php

Professional Learning

 

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

Exemplar Common Core Lesson Video - Grade 1 Social Studies Close Reading      Another First Grade Close Reading Lesson (vocab. focus)

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

http://www.achievethecore.org/page/751/bap-project-page  Grades 3 - 5

http://www.achievethecore.org/page/753/aap-project-page  Grads 6 - 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 rsummers@glendora.k12.us 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

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.

 

Communications Toolkit prepared by CDE is available for download at:

 

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.