Unpacked ELA Content (North Carolina Department of Public Instruction)
These criteria concentrate on the most significant elements of the Common Core State Standards for literacy and lay out their implications for aligning materials with these standards. If your district is considering purchasing new materials this may be a good starting point.
Resources available for purchase
(ELA and Math) Align, Assess, Achieve, LLC,(flip books) www.QualityInstruction.org
, Common Core Clarifying Expectations for Teachers and Students booklets which identify Enduring Understandings, Essential Questions, Suggested Learning Targets and Vocabulary for both CCSS ELA and Math. Each grade level book is $15.
(ELA and Math) Mentoring Minds, www.mentoringminds.com
, common core standards and strategies flipcharts. ($19.95 each)
(MATH) Posters that display the Learning Trajectories of the CCSS for math http://store.amplify.com/learning-trajectory-posters-p151.aspx
(individual posters are $20 each – K-5, 6-8, high school plus S & H)