Resources for CCSS-ELA Curriculum Design Resources Instructional Strategies
Smarter Balanced Digital Library – See SBAC Administrator in your district for login and password information
Engage New York (New York State Education Department’s Common Core Curriculum)
Understanding Language (Stanford University): Sample Unit “Persuasion Across Time and Space”
Word Generation (SERP): Open-Source, Discussion-Based Academic Vocabulary program for Grades 4-8.
NEWSELA: News Articles on current topics, written at five different lexile levels.
What Works Clearinghouse: Research-based instructional practices from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences
Reading and Writing Project: (Teachers College at Columbia University)
Achieve the Core (ELA lessons, tools, writing samples)
Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST): Universal Design for Learning
http://understandingproficiency.wested.org/: Understanding Proficiency. wested.org
Resources for Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium
Resources for Local, State and National Professional Organizations
ERWC: CSU Expository Reading & Writing Online Community (Password Protected for ERWC-trained teachers)