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ReadWorks.org

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Free, research-based K-6 reading comprehension lesson plans and non-fiction reading passages & question sets. Common Core aligned, teacher & principal endorsed.
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Amy Stoeckly's curator insight, February 6, 2013 2:53 PM

FINALLY...an incredible website that has CCSS aligned lesson plans!  The second tab on the top offers a selection on non-fiction text passages and accompanying questions that could be used for your instruction or formative/summative assessments.  Bookmark this site on your favorites.  Most of it is free, the books they reference may be in our libraries or thier is a link to Amazon to see how much they cost. LOVE THIS SITE!

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Resources on the CCSS for teachers in all subject areas, grades 6-12.
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ReadWorks.org | K-12th Grade Social Studies Articles

ReadWorks.org | K-12th Grade Social Studies Articles | The Scoop on the CCSS for 6-12 Teachers | Scoop.it
You’ll love this research-based reading comprehension curriculum. Check out ReadWorks.org!
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New Social Studies Passages ... new grade levels have been added!

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Amy Stoeckly's curator insight, September 10, 7:40 PM

More great passages from ReadWorks!

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BetterLesson

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Another sources for CCSS aligned lessons. Sign up for free access to reading and math lessons.

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Amy Stoeckly's curator insight, February 14, 2:23 PM

Another sources for CCSS aligned lessons. Sign up for free access to reading and math lessons.

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Social Studies Reading Passages

Social Studies Reading Passages | The Scoop on the CCSS for 6-12 Teachers | Scoop.it
You should check out ReadWorks. I love their research-based reading comprehension curriculum, and you might too. ReadWorks is a completely free resource—all you have to do is register!
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Readworks keeps adding more and more passages that have CCSS aligned questions.  Here is their newest additions for grade k-8 all with a social studies focus!

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Amy Stoeckly's curator insight, January 30, 7:03 PM

Readworks keeps adding more and more passages that have CCSS aligned questions.  Here is their newest additions for grade k-8 all with a social studies focus!

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Growing Writers in Science

Growing Writers in Science | The Scoop on the CCSS for 6-12 Teachers | Scoop.it
Growing Writers in Science by Christine Schepeler The Challenge of Writing in Science I spend a lot of time as a science teacher thinking about how to effectively integrate writing standards while ...
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Read how this science teacher is using class time to teach Science AND getting students to write as outlined in the CCSS.

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Common Core

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Common Core ELA for grades 6-12 Stepped with each element added highlighted in yellow (preview below)
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ELA teachers-a fantastic lesson plan template for you with spaces to click on the standards your lessons address, differentiation, and assessments.

Content Area teachers-feel free to try it out too!

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Simplebooklet

Simplebooklet | The Scoop on the CCSS for 6-12 Teachers | Scoop.it
Code free digital sliders and flip books. Publish everywhere.
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Amy Stoeckly's curator insight, September 11, 2013 11:39 PM

A FREE option for digital publishing of your student's writing.

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CCSS writing: "How will students handle the rigor?"

CCSS writing: "How will students handle the rigor?" | The Scoop on the CCSS for 6-12 Teachers | Scoop.it

Computer adaptive tests produced by Smarter Balance will test students in four categories for English Language Arts. They will be expected to demonstrate mastery on reading, writing, and speaking/listening and research/inquiry tasks.


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Welcome to--- Common Core Strategy in a Minute for Speaking and Listening Videos

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Thinking of having your students make a presentation when finishing a unit?Here is a great resource with many short video clips you could show in class and have them reflect on their current presentation content, then immediately revise.  Or, how about trying a flipped classroom...have them watch these for homework and come prepared to discuss the elements of a great presentation or speech.

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Testing Group Approves Performance-Level Descriptions

Testing Group Approves Performance-Level Descriptions | The Scoop on the CCSS for 6-12 Teachers | Scoop.it
The Smarter Balanced consortium decides to affiliate with a research group for future work and defines student performance at each testing level.
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Amy Stoeckly's curator insight, April 2, 2013 11:00 AM

Click on the links in here to read more about the 4 point rubric used in SB.  This information will be helpful when creating your common assessment rubrics.

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Close reading is and outcome, not a technique

Close reading is and outcome, not a technique | The Scoop on the CCSS for 6-12 Teachers | Scoop.it

By Tim Shanahan

 

"The trick is to scaffold the readings and re-readings sufficiently to allow these students to participate successfully—they have to do the reading and thinking, you can’t do it for them."


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More on close reading and how it works for all readers, and what you can do for struggling readers.

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Les Howard's curator insight, March 19, 2013 7:33 AM

Shanahan makes point that Close Reading is not a technique, rather it is an outcome. I believe that the Four Resources Model (Luke & Freebody) http://www.learningplace.com.au/deliver/content.asp?pid=17768 is a useful lens to develop Close Reading of texts.

Brook Grove Meiller's curator insight, March 21, 2013 8:18 AM

Dr. Shanahan will be in OK on Tuesday.

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ReadWorks.org

ReadWorks.org | The Scoop on the CCSS for 6-12 Teachers | Scoop.it
Free, research-based K-6 reading comprehension lesson plans and non-fiction reading passages & question sets. Common Core aligned, teacher & principal endorsed.
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Amy Stoeckly's curator insight, February 6, 2013 2:53 PM

FINALLY...an incredible website that has CCSS aligned lesson plans!  The second tab on the top offers a selection on non-fiction text passages and accompanying questions that could be used for your instruction or formative/summative assessments.  Bookmark this site on your favorites.  Most of it is free, the books they reference may be in our libraries or thier is a link to Amazon to see how much they cost. LOVE THIS SITE!

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Differentiating for Text Difficulty under Common Core

Differentiating for Text Difficulty under Common Core | The Scoop on the CCSS for 6-12 Teachers | Scoop.it

Shanahan on Literacy


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Wisconsin's Approach to Disciplinary Literacy | Wisconsin Standards

Wisconsin's Approach to Disciplinary Literacy | Wisconsin Standards | The Scoop on the CCSS for 6-12 Teachers | Scoop.it
Content and Learning
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Content area teachers-check out the new resources WI DPI has added to your pages to help you implement the CCSS.

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CORE ELA Performance Assessment Modules - Standards Assessment & Instruction

CORE ELA Performance Assessment Modules - Standards Assessment & Instruction | The Scoop on the CCSS for 6-12 Teachers | Scoop.it

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Looking for performance tasks? These are very well done and there are mulitple titles for the grades that have shared their work.  If your grade does not have work posted-still take a peek and see what you may be able to do to bring performance tasks into your classroom assessments. A real gem of a find!

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Amy Stoeckly's curator insight, February 27, 10:55 AM

Looking for performance tasks? These are very well done and there are mulitple titles for the grades that have shared their work.  If your grade does not have work posted-still take a peek and see what you may be able to do to bring performance tasks into your classroom assessments. A real gem of a find!

debbie thomas's curator insight, February 28, 10:42 AM

Great resource! Could be used for instruction or assessment.

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Passages for Building Reading Stamina

Passages for Building Reading Stamina | The Scoop on the CCSS for 6-12 Teachers | Scoop.it
You should check out ReadWorks. I love their research-based reading comprehension curriculum, and you might too. ReadWorks is a completely free resource—all you have to do is register!
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Amy Stoeckly's curator insight, March 4, 11:02 AM

Four passages in grades K-8!

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Common Core State Standards Resources from Share My Lesson - Resources - Share My Lesson

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Looking for something to supplement your daily instruction-check out Share My Lesson.  It is a free site where teachers have uploaded their CCSS lessons.

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Amy Stoeckly's curator insight, January 30, 4:16 PM

Looking for something to supplement your daily instruction-check out Share My Lesson.  It is a free site where teachers have uploaded their CCSS lessons.

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Brand New Science Passages

Brand New Science Passages | The Scoop on the CCSS for 6-12 Teachers | Scoop.it
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Readworks just added 75 Science passages for grades K-8!

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Newsela | Nonfiction Literacy and Current Events

Newsela | Nonfiction Literacy and Current Events | The Scoop on the CCSS for 6-12 Teachers | Scoop.it
Unlimited access to hundreds of leveled news articles and Common Core–aligned quizzes, with new articles every day.

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AMAZING website-You have to check this one out!  Something for everyone here: Science, current events on all kinds of topics, social studies, culture and more!  What's more to love: you can adjust the lexile (reading level) , some come with worksheets or assessments, and you can save these in your teacher binder. With this FREE account you can email these articles out to students to read as homework and have them come to class ready to discuss.

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Mary Clark's curator insight, August 1, 2013 2:25 PM

Excellent resource for articles for your classroom!  Students can adjust their reading level by lexile, which allows you to assign one article, differentiate instruction, and not stigmatize a student with a lower reading level! You can create a class binder, give students an access code, and track the quizzes they take.  Or assign a certain number of articles and let students choose their own articles on topics that interest them.  I think this is the best resource for informational text I've seen in 2013!

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WatchKnowLearn - Free K-12 educational videos

WatchKnowLearn - Free K-12 educational videos | The Scoop on the CCSS for 6-12 Teachers | Scoop.it
Free K-12 educational videos … organized. Tens of thousands of excellent, educational videos in a huge, intuitive directory. Organized, reviewed, rated, and described by teachers. Ideal as a supplement to a curriculum or for independent study.
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Videos to share with your students on all kinds of literacy topics!

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FREE -- Teaching Resources and Lesson Plans from the Federal Government

FREE -- Teaching Resources and Lesson Plans from the Federal Government | The Scoop on the CCSS for 6-12 Teachers | Scoop.it
More than 1600 federal teaching and learning resources organized by subject: art, history, language arts, math, science, and others -- from FREE, the website that makes federal teaching and learning resources easy to find.
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FREE complex text to supplement your current units in a wide variety of subjects!

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instaGrok | A new way to learn

instaGrok | A new way to learn | The Scoop on the CCSS for 6-12 Teachers | Scoop.it
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Amy Stoeckly's curator insight, April 5, 2013 3:08 PM

Doing research with your students...don't pass this site up!  Type in what you are searching, slide the chalkboard to Einstein gauge for text and content complexity and then Grok!  The spider web digs deeper in to the substrands of the content-check out the right column of key facts, additional website, videos, pictures, and a glossary.  You create an account you can pin and journal to actually start your report right in Instagrok.  Love it!

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Standard 5: the Ikea of the Common Core Standards

Standard 5: the Ikea of the Common Core Standards | The Scoop on the CCSS for 6-12 Teachers | Scoop.it
The desk I'm writing at is from Ikea. It was purchased on my first (and last) trip to the Swedish superstore. Why vow to never, ever return? Well, at first glance, Ikea made me feel confident. The ...

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Love the analogy between CCSS standard 5 and Ikea directions!  Keep scrolling to read how to teach standard 5 (done with a poetry example).

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Amy Stoeckly's curator insight, March 19, 2013 3:00 PM

Love the analogy between CCSS standard 5 and Ikea directions!  Keep scrolling to read how to teach standard 5 (done with a poetry example).

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Sample Items | Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium

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Use the top tool bar to navigate for your grade(s) you teach and see how the assessment may look for student.  The link for math is also on the top tool bar.

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Informational Text, the Common Core, and the Library of Congress: A Resource Center Rich with Primary Sources and Teacher Tools | Teaching with the Library of Congress

Informational Text, the Common Core, and the Library of Congress: A Resource Center Rich with Primary Sources and Teacher Tools | Teaching with the Library of Congress | The Scoop on the CCSS for 6-12 Teachers | Scoop.it
Informational text is more important to teachers than ever before, especially with the rise of the Common Core standards. The Library of Congress is an excellent resource for finding and using texts to build students' reading skills.

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Connie Wise's curator insight, February 23, 2013 2:39 PM

Primary sources to accompany information text for students.

debbie thomas's curator insight, March 24, 2013 7:25 PM

Great site for primary sources to link to your social studies and literacy units.

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Disciplinary Literacy Suitcase | Wisconsin Standards

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In the 3rd column there are excellent resources on teaching vocabulary, close reading, text complexity and more!

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