Resources for Common Core Strategies, Modules, & Lessons

GST Instructional Support for Tech and the Common Core

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Council of Chief State School Officers: ELA and Math Common Core implementation videos for educators

Illustrative Mathematics: "... illustrates the range and types of mathematical work that students experience in a faithful implementation of the Common Core State Standards, and by publishing other tools that support implementation of the standards."

Inside Mathematics Classroom Video Visits: "... explore real mathematics teaching and learning by exploring everyday classrooms where educators are working to refine their mathematics teaching practices..."

Institute for Mathematics and Education: Progressions Documents for the Common Core Math Standards: (Web Archive) - "... narrative documents describing the progression of a topic across a number of grade levels, informed both by research on children's cognitive development and by the logical structure of mathematics..."

EngageNY and Common Core Resource Links


Engage NY: ELA (the landing page that takes you to resources & modules for ELA)

EngageNY: Mathematics (the landing page that takes you to the Math Modules)

EngageNY: Video Library (teaching strategies for Common Core)

EngageNY: Grades 3 - 5 Teaching Practices & Protocols

EngageNY: Grades 6 - 8 Teaching Practices & Protocols

Math VIDEO GALLERY: this is an online resource with videos that demonstrate how to teach the math skills the Common Core way...

Links to CC Standards & Shifts

NYS Common Core ELA Standards

NYS Common Core Math Standards

Common Core SHIFTS for Teachers


Module Resources


GST School Library System: Links to Common Core Full-Text Articles

If you are looking for links to the articles and passages students read within the NYS ELA curriculum materials found on EngageNY, check here for a full-text copy first - arranged by grade level (grades 3-12)

The Gist (5 second video clip from BIG THEORY - "What's the Gist, Physicist") - in the ELA Modules, students are asked to give the "gist" of what they've read; this is just a fun way to ask for the gist
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4 Square Paragraphs - this flipchart helps walk students (grades 3-4) through developing a paragraph. Use the Page Browser to see how to use each page. It includes a brief Activote quiz near the end to quickly check understanding of topic sentence, detail sentences, conclusion sentence and connecting words.
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Grade 6, ELA Module 1, Lessons 1 and 2 - Lesson activities for lessons 1 and 2 in the grade 6 ELA module 1 on "The Lightning Thief"
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Grade 6, ELA Module 2a - If by Rudyard Kipling

More to come!


General Math Flipcharts:

Coordinate Plane - (grade 5-9) great for teaching graphing concepts, this is a 4 quadrant graph with x and y axes; page 1 has quadrants labeled I - IV; page 2 has just the coordinate plane

Fact Beads Flipchart (Primary) - make fact families with beads on this flipchart

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Fraction Bars - (3-6) - drag fraction bars and practice naming fractions and finding equivalent fractions

Hide Zero Cards - (Primary) 10's and 100's place value activity cards
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Number Bonds - (K-4) use this page to copy/paste number bond graphic organizers on your flipchart pages

Number Lines - (3-7) use the blank horizontal and vertical number lines to plot integers, fractions, decimals, etc. using the pen tool

Place Value Disks - (3-5) practice place value with disks (no place value headings)
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Place Value - Disk Method (K-4) - place value chart and disks to practice addition, subtraction, multiplication and division; includes a link to a flipchart from EngageNY about this method
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Rekenrek (Primary) - looks like an abacus, but it's different - it's a rekenrek; includes an interactive rekenrek and a video from EngageNY about how to use it
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Ten Frame Activities - interactive flipchart with 10 frame activities

Thermometer - (2-7) - drag the "mercury" up and down to practice reading the temperature (grade 6 math module 3 uses a thermometer; good for FOSS lessons, too)

Word Problem Solving Graphic Organizer (Grades 3-6) - use the pen tool to fill in the graphic organizer



Module 2, Lesson 1 - Shapes



Grade 1, Module 2, Lesson 1 Flipchart - making 10 out of 2 or more addends

5-Group Cards
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5-Group Column
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Hide Zero Cards - Primary
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Number Path
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Math Module 2 Terminology

Number Bonds


Math Module 2, Lessons 1 & 2 - Telling Time

Math Module 2, Lesson 12 - Benchmark Numbers, Midpoint, Intro to Rounding

Math Module 2, Lesson 13 - Rounding

Math Module 4, Lesson 1 - Area Intro


Math Module 2, Lesson 1 - Metric System

Build a Number to 999,999 with Hide Zero Cards

Place Value Practice to the Millions

Place Value Chart to the Thousands

Tape Diagram

Are there things you are always looking for on EngageNY or another resource for Common Core and can never find what you're looking for? Email me or tweet @cheryltice and let me know!