Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Excellent Common Core Website

My principal shared this fabulous website with me the other day and I found
it incredibly helpful. Now, I would like to share it with you. 

The Florida Department of Education released the CCSS 
Professional Development Toolkits for English Language Arts
for grades K-5. The toolkits are available online and may be used 
by teachers as we explore our new curriculum and create our
English Language Arts lesson plans around the
new standards.

The English Language Arts Toolkits for grades K-5 include
student activities, teaching strategies, formative assessments and lesson
study materials. It is definitely a must see no matter where you teach!

You can visit this website by clicking on the image below.

I hope you find it as helpful as I have!

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Lori Rosenberg said...

I'd love to know if you enjoyed this site! Thanks!

Ѽ Lori
Teaching With Love and Laughter

Lori said...

I have not used this before, but it looks really good! I like the lesson plan template that they supplied. Thank you for the resource!
Conversations in Literacy

Mr. B said...

For more resources (I scooped this same great site a few months ago!) you can also see http://commoncoreessentials.posterous.com/ as well as here http://www.scoop.it/t/common-core-mathematics. Hope they help!

Lori Rosenberg said...

I agree, Lori, the lesson plan template is very interesting.

Mr. B, thank you for the two new links. I will surely check them out.

Ѽ Lori
Teaching With Love and Laughter

MERYL JAFFE, PhD - parent, psychologist, teacher, author... said...

Thanks. Here are some other links to great common core posts:
1. How to integrate comics and graphic novels into curriculum with great reading suggestions http://departingthetext.blogspot.com/2012/09/he-yes-graphic-novels-should-be-used-to.html

2.Common Core Standards - overview and GREAT non-fiction reading selections http://departingthetext.blogspot.com/2012/07/common-core-standards-and-changes-what.html

3. Lesson plans and book review of "Lincoln's Last Days"

Let me know what you think!

Janine said...

What a great resource! I am going to add this to my never ending list of CCSS resources. I just posted today about another great resource, so check out my blog for something I think you will love!


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