Common Core Standards

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These 3 documents show the Common Core Shifts in ELA and Math and their Implications for Students, Teachers and Administrators:

Next Generation Common Core Science Standards

Vision for the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Inquiry in Social Studies State Standards Guidance for states to use in enhancing their standards for rigor in civics, economics, geography, and history in K-12 schools:


Check out this link to the Iredell-Statesville NC School District Common Core Resources, especially Academic Vocabulary:

Here's the link to the national Common Core Standards. Check it out for more details on Language and Literacy in History, Social Studies, Science and Technical Subjects:

Check out this website for some unique and practical Common Core resources:

Check out what library media specialists are saying about the Common Core Standards:

William H. Schmidt, University Distinguished Professor at Michigan State University, explains why the USA needs the Common Core in his book, Inequality for All:

This document is the PA Common Core - Common Core - Pa Academic Standards Crosswalk for Grades K-8:

PDE has developed and posted a series of ELA Common Core Standards Modules to clarify the Standards and provide resources and examples to assist in the curriculum mapping process. Here is the link:

This is the link to samples of scope and sequence charts for mathematics from the Mathematics Common Core Toolbox:

Here is the key to the mystery of decoding the Common Core Standards:

Here is a list of several websites that offer great illustrations of implementing the Common Core Standards:

Here is a list of Common Core Mathematics Vocabulary that students should know by grade level:

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Whitepaper from The Teaching Channel: