Friday, May 25, 2012

Common Core Resources

Hey ya'll!  I recently had someone email me about what I use in my classroom as far as a textbook goes.  Well, to be honest... I don't use them!  Instead, I use activities that I have found, but mostly those that I create myself.  What's great is that once you have the activities planned and made, they are there for the following year.  I referred her to our state education department website {Georgia}.  There are some great resources here!  Our state has gathered a compilation of activities and resources to help teach the CC this year.  You can find them by clicking the link below.  On the right side, you will find a list of grade levels.  Simply click on the + sign beside your grade level and a list of frameworks {activities} will pop up.  These are actually PDF files that have tons of resources for each unit.

https://www.georgiastandards.org/Common-Core/Pages/Math-K-5.aspx

Here's another resource {same directions as above} for reading/language arts. Great activities!

https://www.georgiastandards.org/Common-Core/Pages/ELA-K-5.aspx

I know a lot of you around here teach in Georgia and share the same resource as myself.  However, I was wondering if any of you that teach in a different state have any great CC resources/activities that your state education department has shared with you.  If so, I would love for you to leave a link to your resource in the comments section below.

I look forward to reading and looking at all your resources!  If you think this would work better as a post & linky party, let me know and I will set it up.  I haven't had much luck with getting bloggers to participate.

See ya soon!
Terri

8 comments :

  1. Wow! What great resources! Thanks so much for sharing the link. As soon as my county posts its resources, I'll share the link, as well.

    Lori (luvyorkies@gmail.com)
    Teaching With Love and Laughter

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    1. I'm glad you can use them :) Can't wait!

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  2. Great stuff. My district is in the beginning stages of Common Core.


    Yearn to Learn Blog

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  3. We are also in the beginning stages of CC here. Our kindergarten team started it last year & 1st grade is beginning it this year. I need all the help I can get! Thanks for sharing! :)

    Lisa
    Learning Is Something to Treasure

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  4. Thank you for this Terri, I want to check out your resource page in depth!! I am revamping my reading series to align better this summer and this will be great!! Our district has some assessments that I plan to look at over the summer as well. Here is the link:

    Hawaii Common Core Resources

    Hope you can get some ideas from here:)

    Aloha,
    Corinna
    Surfin' Through Second

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  5. Here is another site that may he helpful: goo.gl/VW6sj. Hope it helps.

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  6. Love this, my district is doing a staggered common core implementation and fourth grade's planning and development will be happening next year, can't wait to share this with my team!
    Lisa
    Stories From Second

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  7. Florida has just adopted the CC state standards and is slowly transitioning this year in the primary grades. I just found your blog last night and have enjoyed it so much. You are so creative and helpful! I have been teaching for 16 years, 13 of those teaching 6th grade Math. Next year I will be jumping back into a self-contained classroom teaching 5th grade, something I asked for. I have been missing that family feel, flexability and time. I am extremly overwelmed and excited at the same time sice I havent taught anything but Math in 13 years. I would love to set up my classroom with stations as you have done. Do you have any ideas for 5th grade? Also, I was thinking about teaching some of my readin gusing Novels and calling it our Book Club. Do you use Novel studies in your classroom. I have also been just receintly reading about Daily 5 Reading. Do you like this teaching model?
    Thanks so much for your wonderful blog and ideas.
    Kimberly Miller
    Indialantic,Florida

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