Common Core-State Standards References & Websites

The following are recommended reference materials and websites related to the Common Core of State Standards (CCSS)

COMMON CORE OF STATE STANDARDS

CCSS Video 14 minutes long. Recommended by Jeff Fournier Click here on link: https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/common-core-standards-ela?resume=0

Here are some of Nancy Boyles' website recommendations:

1) www.corestandards.org
She said to check out the states of Utah, New York, Maryland, Colorado and Georgia.

2) www.gardenofpraise.com

www.schooltube.com
Good primary sources for biographies, essays, memoirs and other "non-fiction" stories.
Good video about text complexity

4) www.scholastic.com
Good way to get the lexile level of a whole book, not passages though.

5) www.mindwings.com
This is good for read alouds.

www.masteryconnect.com

www.learnzillion.com