New Resources added 5-20-13
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Common Core Conversations
Here is at least one place that could be your "one stop shop". The links to many of the most popular resource sties are available here. Some are free, others require a fee. Remember, the DOE does not endorse or recommend these sites.

- Core Task Project
Professional learning resources
- Text Project
Emphasis on Standard 10 that prioritizes text complexity; Website includes research articles, teacher resources, webinar links and presentation slides
Sample lessons for grades K-6; Passages and book suggestions are included; Must create an account but it's free
Achieve the Core
This site is here to provide free, high-quality resources to educators now doing the hard work of implementing these higher standards.
Web English Teacher
[[#|Lesson plans]], videos, technology integration, and classroom activities for English, K-12
Smithsonian Education
Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies
Teachers First
Lessons, units, web resources for all subjects, K-12
Before/During/After Reading Strategies
WikiSpaces Blog
Wealth of resources can be accessed from this blog - websites, lessons, discussion forum
Guilford County Common Core
Lessons for most grade levels for reading and math
Reading and Writing Project - Common Core Standards
Teachers CollegeReading and Writing Project including units of study, videos, and [[#|student]] samples
Assessments - Reading and Writing Project
The [[#|Teachers College]] Reading and Writing Project has posted a number of assessments for reading and writing that are aligned to Common Core Standards
The Teaching Channel
Videos on strategies, lesson design, and analysis of master teachers at work.
A clear an understandable explanation about text complexity in the classroom.

State Resources

Useful Links Within State Sites

Description of resources

Examples of tasks for all of the standards.

Literacy Concept Organizer:
Explains exactly what students must know, do, and understand for each standard. Great for breaking down standards with students. Also a great resource for vertical articulation.
Differentiated Writing Lessons; FL WIN: Florida Language and Writing Initiative Network:Online Writing Lessons:Rubrics and Portfolios
Mini lessons on the craft of writing
Great links to the National Writing Project
Resource Page:
Sample units, performance tasks, and templates.
Standards Explained
Idaho breaks down each standard with explanations. Great for unpacking standards...if you are into that.
[[#|Teaching and Learning Strategies]]K-56-12
For each standard, they provide learning/teaching strategies, assessment strategies, and ideas for differentiation.

Literacy Without Limits
Videos of strategies for a variety of literacy skills
New York*
Video Series
New York education leaders speak with David Coleman about the major shifts with the Common Core
North Carolina
Lists of Text Exemplars for each Grade Level
Graphic Organizers

"I Can" statements and standard progression
Drake County in Ohio has created "I can " statements for all of the standards. Great strategy for goal setting. They also show the complexity progression.

Rhode Island
Strategies for ELL Students
The Language Advocacy Project identifies what works with ELL students and provides tips on how to make it work.
Common Core resources in ELA
Tennessee has created video resources that are accessible through iTunes
Web Resources
Strong list of web resources that will help you find complex and relevant texts for your students.
Rigorous Practice Tests
These tests provide open-ended questions and multiple choice tests, which is part of the framework being developed by PARCC
Secondary Reading
Secondary Writing
Elementary Instructional Videos
Comprehension and Vocabulary
Strategies and [[#|ideas for teaching]] most of the major reading, writing and thinking skills in high school