The Common Core State Standards

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Broward County Public Schools Common Core State Standards Implementation Website: Defining the Core

http://www.definingthecore.com/

Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy in HIstory/Social Studies, Science and Technical Subjects.
The Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects (“the Standards”) are the culmination of an extended, broad-based effort to fulfill the charge issued by the states to create the next generation of K–12 standards in order to help ensure that all students are college and career ready in literacy no later than the end of high school.

Common Core Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science and Technical Subjects
Main Standards document
Main Standards document

Appendix A: Research Supporting Key Elements of the Standards and Glossary of Key Terms
CCSS Appendix A Research
CCSS Appendix A New Research on Text Complexity

Appendix B: Text Exemplars and Sample Performance Tasks
CCSS Appendix B: Text Exemplars and Sample Performance Tasks

Appendix C: Samples of Student Writing
CCSS Appendix C: Samples of Student Writing

Reading Standards for Informational Text Strand Section: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas Standard K‐CCR
Common Core State Standards Spiral Progression of College and Career Anchor Standards (CCR) from K through CCR



Additional Resource Sites:

The Common Core State Standards Initiative

www.corestandards.org
The website that hosts the complete CCSS documents as well as a collection of resources.

PARCC Online

http://parcconline.org/
The Model Content Frameworks are voluntary resources offered by PARCC to help curriculum developers and teachers as they work to implement the standards in their states and districts. They are designed to support the implementation of the Common Core State Standards and inform the development of item specifications and blueprints for the PARCC assessments in grades 3–8 and high school.
PARCC Model Content Frameworks

Florida PARCC
http://www.fldoe.org/parcc/
The Florida site for the Partnership for the Readiness of College and Careers (PARCC) lead by Vince Verges, Florida PARCC Director.

Achieve the Core

www.achievethecore.org

This site is assembled by Student Achievement Partners to provide free, high-quality resources to educators doing the hard work of implementing the higher standards of the Common Core State Standards.

America Achieves

http://commoncore.americaachieves.org.
All videos and related resources are free but users will need to sign up for an account to access the video resources.

The Aspen Institute, Washington, D.C.

http://www.aspeninstitute.org
This site has many professional development resources to support the implementation of the Common Core State Standards. “Implementing the Common Core State Standards: A Primer on the Close Reading of Texts.”
by Sheila Brown and Lee Knapps (2012) is a great introductory resource.
http://www.aspeninstitute.org/publications/implementing-common-core-state-standards-primer-close-reading-

Council of Great City Schools

Council of Great City Schools website
Common Core Resources
Council of Great City Schools Basal Alignment Project

Engage New York

http://engageny.org/

This is the Engage New York Common Core State Standards implementation website. It includes close reading model lesson exemplars, videos discussions, video demonstrations in classrooms, and many other resources to support the implementation of the Shifts in Practice for the Common Core State Standards.

This page last updated: 01/21/14