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ELA Common Core State Standards: Appendix A http://www.corestandards.org/assets/Appendix_A.pdf The appendices that accompany the ELA Common Core State Standards gives much information that more fully explains the standards and provides resources for teaching them. Appendix A includes reseach supporting key elements for the standards and a glossary of key terms. It fully explains text complexity which is a major focus of the CCSS.  ELA 
Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts  http://www.corestandards.org/assets/CCSSI_ELA%20Standards.pdf Includes standards for teaching literacy and writing through science and social studies ELA 
Region 2 ELA Curriclum Map  http://www.livebinders.com/shelf/search?terms=SEA+ELA&search[type]=0&commit=Search Teachers across Region 2 worked this summer with Lisa Carter, expert on curriculum mapping to break the Common Core standards for ELA and Math into specific instructional tasks.  ELA 
SBAC Resources http://www.k12.wa.us/SMARTER/Resources.aspx This link gives a list of resources from the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium explaining the new assessments.  ELA 
ELA LiveBinder http://www.livebinders.com/play/play/297779 A one-stop shopping for implementing ELA Common Core Standards ELA 
Literacy Design Collaborative http://www.literacydesigncollaborative.org/ The Literacy Design Collaborative is a loosely affiliated group of partners interested in making sure secondary teachers have strong supports for teaching literacy in content areas. If all students are to be prepared for the tough literacy demands of college and the workplace, it’s up to teachers to make that happen. ELA 
High School Sequencing for English/Language Arts http://www.ncpublicschools.org/docs/acre/standards/hs-sequencing/english/sequencing.pdf The scope and sequence of literature for North Carolina high school students allows for a literary experience that carries not only a global perspective but also an opportunity to view U.S. literature and literary nonfiction within that global lens. ELA 
ELA Curriculum Map Project http://commoncore.org/maps/index.php ELA Curriculum Map Project, including unit of study ELA 
Reading Resource http://www.readingresource.net/index.html ReadingResource.net is a trusted source for information for helping children learn to read.  ELA 
ELA Common Core State Standards Appendix C http://www.corestandards.org/assets/Appendix_C.pdf The appendices that accompany the ELA Common Core State Standards gives much information that more fully explains the standards and provides resources for teaching them. Appendix C includes samples of student writing.  ELA 
ELA Text Exemplars and Resources http://www.ncpublicschools.org/docs/acre/standards/common-core-tools/exemplar/ela.pdf This document takes the ELA Common Core text exemplars and includes where they can be found for the best price or for free.  ELA 
ELA CCSS Progression Document http://rt3nc.org/objects/standards/cclitmap/ela.html This interactive resource provides the viewer with the progression of the K-12 ELA Common Core State Standards. It allows the user to choose the strand and range to narrow or widen the scope – to focus attention on the standards needing review. This is a helpful tool for educators interested in seeing at a glance grade-by-grade expectations for students.  ELA 
Region 2 wiki space http://ncregion2.wikispaces.com/ This wiki has been developed specific to professional development and information for Region 2 and its efforts for transitioning to the CCSS/ES. ELA 
Content Specifications with Content Mapping for the Summative Assessment of the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts  http://www.k12.wa.us/SMARTER/ContentSpecs/ELA-LiteracyContentSpecifications.pdf This document shows the work that is being done by the Smarter Balanced Assesment Consortium in developing the online assessments that will begin in 2014. Specific learning targets are included.  ELA 
ELA Common Core State Standards: Appendix B http://www.corestandards.org/assets/Appendix_B.pdf The appendices that accompany the ELA Common Core State Standards gives much information that more fully explains the standards and provides resources for teaching them. Appendix B includes text exemplars and sample performance tasks.  ELA 
ELA Self-study Live Binders http://www.livebinders.com/edit?id=262077. The Self Study LiveBinder is designed for those who are interested in learning about the English Language Arts Common Core State Standards. The binder provides an overview of the new standards, as well as an in-depth description.  ELA 
EduCorp: Tool for Teaching the Common Core http://educore.ascd.org/ Links to resources endorsed by ASCD for teaching the Common Core General 
KHAN Academy http://www.khanacademy.org/about A library of over 2600 videos covers K-12 math, science topics such as biology, chemistry, and physics, and even reaches into the humanities with playlists on finance and history. Each video is a digestible chunk, approximately 10 minutes long, and especially purposed for viewing on the computer. General 
NCDPI Home Base website http://www.ncpublicschools.org/homebase/ This site provides an overview of Home Base and the plans for implementation. General 
PTA and the Common Core http://www.pta.org/parents/content.cfm?ItemNumber=2910 PTA - Parent's Guide to the CC/ES General 
DPI - New Standards and Common Core http://www.ncpublicschools.org/curriculum/ Listing of all new CC and ES General 
Universal Design for Learning http://www.udlcenter.org/aboutudl Universal Design for learning is a set of principles for curriculum development that gives all individuals equal opportunities for learning.  General 
Test Specifications for Next Generation Assessments http://www.ncpublicschools.org/acre/assessment/online/ The documents at this link gives a summary of the assessment specifications for the new ELA, Math, and Science EOGs, EOCs.  General 
Free Common Core State Standards App http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/common-core-standards/id439424555?mt=8 View the Common Core State Standards in one convenient FREE app! A great reference for students, parents, and teachers to easily read and understand the core standards. Quickly find standards by subject, grade, and subject category (domain/cluster). This app includes Math standards K-12 and Language Arts standards K-12. Math standards include both traditional and integrated pathways (as outlined in Appendix A of the common core); Standards for Mathematical Practice; and Mathematics Glossary. General 
NCDPI wiki spaces for CCSS/ES http://www.ncdpi.wikispaces.net/ This wiki space has been developed by NCDPI and has links to specific wikis for each of the content areas.  General 
Doing What Works http://dww.ed.gov/index.cfm Research-based educational practices  General 
Scootpad http://www.scootpad.com/help_for_parents Online practice for grade K-3 aligned to CCSS General 
Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) http://www.smarterbalanced.org/ SBAC is a national consortium of states, to which North Carolina belongs, that have been working collaboratively since December 2009 to develop an assessment system based on CCSS.  General 
21st Century Assessment System http://www.ncpublicschools.org/accountability/educators/vision/ DPI’s vision for a new assessment system. General 
Unpacked Standards and Crosswalks documents for Common Core Standards http://www.ncpublicschools.org/acre/standards/common-core-tools/ NCDPI created documents that are a general comparison of the current Standard Course of Study and the new CCSS/ES.  General 
Released next generation tests for Math I, English II and Biology http://www.ncpublicschools.org/accountability/testing/releasedforms  General 
DPI - Career: Ready, Set, Go http://www.ncpublicschools.org/readysetgo/ Official website for the Career: Ready, Set, Go state initiative  General 
National Core Standards http://www.corestandards.org  General 
Universal Design for Learning http://www.udlcenter.org/aboutudl UDL is a set of principles for curriculum development that gives every individual equal opportunities for learning. General 
K-6 CCSS Checklists http://www.thecurriculumcorner.com/2012/08/18/common-core-checklists/ These checklists include all of the CCSS ELA and Math standards with columns to assist teachers in documenting when each standard is taught, re-taught, assessed and re-assessed. General 
New DPI website with all NCSCOS http://www.ncpublicschools.org/curriculum/ K-12 Curriculum & Instruction and Standard Course of Study Merge into One Site The K-12 Curriculum & Instruction and NC Standard Course of Study websites have been merged into one website – K-12 Curriculum & Instruction/ NC Standard Course of Study. The new site features a number of elements from both websites, making it easier for users to navigate to curriculum sites such as Science and Social Studies while providing easy access to resources relating to the Common Core State Standards and Essential Standards. In addition, a new page entitled Curriculum Links provides access to other important resources related to curriculum and instruction. To view the website, please visit http://www.ncpublicschools.org/curriculum/. General 
Unpacked Standards and Crosswalk documents for Essential Standards http://www.ncpublicschools.org/acre/standards/support-tools/ NCDPI created documents that give a more specific description of what each standard means a student will know, understand, and be able to do. The Unpacked Standards documents include explanations, examples, and questions to ask for understanding.  General 
Achieve the Core website http://www.achievethecore.org/ Student Achievement Partners is a nonprofit founded by three of the contributing authors to the Common Core. This group develops tools for effective standards implementation that can be found on the Achieve the Core website,  General 
NC READY website http://www.ncpublicschools.org/ready/ The belief of the NC READY Initiative is that as teachers, principals and parents, we owe every child an education that properly prepares him or her for their next big steps after graduation – college, career and adulthood. This website was created to give teachers, principals and parents the resources and references they must have to ensure that students are achieving at their highest possible levels.  General 
K-8 Math Week by Week Essentials and Strategies  http://maccss.ncdpi.wikispaces.net/home Lessons for Learning for Mathematics These K-8 documents were created by selecting high leverage tasks from the DPI Week-by-Week and Strategies for Instruction Documents and rewritten to align to CCSS. These lessons incorporate the Standards for Mathematical Practice to support teachers with the implementation of the content standards. The intent of this document is not to replace teachers’ resources but be used to support teachers’ current resources. Because of the high demand for support materials, a first draft has been posted on the wiki: http://maccss.ncdpi.wikispaces.net/home. More of these lessons will be forthcoming. Once additional lessons are written and the documents complete then the documents will be finalized (table of contents, page numbers etc…).  Math 
Region 2 Math Currilcum maps http://www.livebinders.com/shelf/search?terms=SEA+Math+&search[type]=0&commit=Search Teachers across Region 2 worked this summer with Lisa Carter, expert on curriculum mapping to break the Common Core standards for ELA and Math into specific instructional tasks.  Math 
Turn On Math http://turnonccmath.com/ This link provides descriptors for the Common Core Math Standards for K-8. Math 
Common Core State Standards for Mathematics http://www.corestandards.org/assets/CCSSI_Math%20Standards.pdf Includes Math Practices for all levels Math 
K-5 math website http://www.k-5mathteachingresources.com/index.html Ideas for K-5 math aligned to CCSS Math 
Common Core Mathematics Appendix A http://www.corestandards.org/assets/CCSSI_Mathematics_Appendix_A.pdf The appendix for the Common Core Mathematics gives teachers information on the specific math standards broken into different strands. Math 
Content Specifications for the Summative assessment of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics http://www.smarterbalanced.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/Math-Content-Specifications.pdf This docuemnt shows the work of the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium in developing the online math asessments that will begin in 2014. Sample items are included.  Math 
CCSS Mathematical Practices http://thinkmath.edc.org/index.php/CCSS_Mathematical_Practices This site explains and gives examples for the mathematical practices. Designed for elementary grades.  Math 
Utah Education Network Math Resources http://www.uen.org/commoncore/math6/index.shtml The site contains many links to math resources including Math Practices Posters Math 
Mathematics Assessment Resource Service (MARS) http://map.mathshell.org/materials/lessons.php This link provides math teachers with various resources such as lesson plans that are aligned to the Common Core State Standards for Math Math 
Social Studies Live Binder http://www.livebinders.com/play/play/112587 The Self-Study live binder gives comprehensive information about the Social Studies Essential Standards.  SS 
NCpedia NCpedia North Carolina Resources and Information  SS 
NC History Text Book http://www.learnnc.org/nchistory/ On-line North Carolina History Textbook from LEARN NC SS 
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