TN DOE/TN CORE
This website is designed to be the primary hub for information about Tennessee’s Common Core implementation and a portal to resources from educators across the state and across the country.
America Achieves the Core
This video series can be access with a free registration. It offers sample lessons, highlighting the new standards.
The Teaching Channel
This non-profit site holds over 1000 videos of lesson plan and standards information. It is a easy-to-use resource to access information based on grade level and subject area.
New York Department of Education
The NYDOE has been very proactive in putting sources out for their transition. Their Common Core Library is a great place to start.
PARCC is a 23-state consortium working together to develop next-generation K-12 assessments in English and math. You can view Phase 1 item and task prototypes.
A Common Core Lesson Plans Checklist
Southern Nevada Regional Professional Development Program
This checklist outlines good examples and applications as well as self-checking questions that align to each Common Core Standard.
Common Core Teaching and Learning Strategies
English & Language Arts, Reading Informational Text, Grades 6-12
The strategies contained within this document are not intended to be used as a model curriculum. Rather, the strategy suggestions were designed to be used as a framework for generating ideas and inspiring collaborative dialog when implementing the Common Core Standards.
Implementing Common Core State Standards and Assessments
A Workbook for State and District Leaders
Achieve, U.S. Education Delivery Institute
The workbook contains a framework for how to put all the relevant policies in place and offers sample timelines, relevant best practices, implementation advice and critical exercises to guide this important effort.
This source lists exemplar lessons according to the ELA and Math Common Core.
The Reading Edge
Alignment to the Common Core State Standards Initiative
The Reading Edge Middle School lessons use the Cycle of Effective Instruction and cooperative learning to promote student learning and success.
Teach It Write
Lesson Plans for Middle and High School ELA Teachers
This lists free lesson plans with supporting worksheets and activities for ELA.