What are Common Core Lessons and Science Lessons for use with NGSS?

Original, READY TO TEACH lessons, help teachers teach Common Core standards and Next Generation Science Standards. These multi-media Explicit Direct Instruction (EDI) lessons support existing site curriculum and engage all learners as teachers introduce new concepts and model thinking skills required by new assessments.

Lessons feature:
  • Rigorous, grade-level expository text and 2 – 7 new academic vocabulary words defined
  • Emphasis on deep conceptual understanding with optional scaffolding for differentiation
  • Opportunities to use evidentiary arguments and/or multiple representations when solving problems

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What are
Learning Objectives
& Essential Tools
?

LO guides convert Common Core Standards and Next Generation Science Standards into explicit, teachable Learning Objectives. Teachers can rapidly comprehend, internalize, and implement new standards. Bonus: Includes vocabulary lists defining key words students need to know to be successful.

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Grades/Content Guides Available
K – 12 ELA
K – 8 Math, Algebra, Algebra II, Geometry
6 – 12 Literacy Objectives: Science, History, & Technical Subjects
K – 5 Middle School & High School: Science

What are
Teacher Guides to
Common Core Assessment
?

These guides analyze Smarter Balanced Practice Test Math and ELA questions for grades 3-8 and 11 so administrators and teachers can understand the methodology of Core Assessment questions.

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Guides Available for Purchase:
3rd – 8th Grade & 11th Grade ELA
3rd – 8th Grade & 11th Grade Math                              
 
 
 


What are Access Common Core Student Workbooks?

These Math and ELA workbooks contain a series of practice questions, based on 3-8 and 11th grade Common Core standards, which give students experience and confidence for Common Core’s new assessment format. Each workbook covers approximately 20 standards and includes an answer key.

Workbooks ask students to:

  • Select multiple correct answers
  • Write out answers to questions
  • Explain their reasoning through words, pictures, or models
  • Perform a task using multiple skills and concepts
  • Solve problems with real-world applications
  • Critique the reasoning of others
  • Justify answers with textual evidence

14 total workbooks are currently available, one for ELA and one for Math for grades 3 -8 and 11.

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What are CA EDI READY TO TEACH Lessons?

REDUCED PRICE: $4.99 per personal/site lesson license. Not eligible for bulk discount.

Note: These are NOT Common Core lessons. CA lessons are precursors to the Common Core lessons available at top of page.

These supplemental, multi-media Explicit Direct Instruction (EDI) lessons are designed for whole-class instruction. Lessons focus on key elements including rigorous, grade-level expository text, emphasis on deep conceptual understanding, building academic vocabulary, and using evidentiary arguments to solve problems.