The Common Core Conversation

2013 AASL Conference - Kristina A. Holzweiss

The CCSS Conversation: Highlighting 25 Websites for the Standards

Find out what almost 50,000 people nationwide have learned about the best websites for Common Core Standards resources, lessons, videos, and teaching strategies. Hold onto your seats while 25 sites are highlighted. Which will be your favorite? Participants are invited to continue sharing and collaborating throughout the school year by joining the Common Core Conversation PLN on Edmodo (group code 2evhg2).


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Let's Highlight 25 Sites!

2. Teaching Text Features - Lerner Publishing

Downloadable PDF's of labeled text features in social studies and science books.

3. Literacy Design Collaborative

Templates for Common Core tasks.

4. Awesome Stories

Stories include texts, images, and videos.

5. VocabGrabber

Grab vocabulary from text.

6. Actively Learn

Create interactive text annotation assignments.

7. Word Sense

Dictionary, thesaurus, and word map.

9. Glossary of Library Terms

Academic vocabulary.

10. Research Ready

Website evaluator.

11. ReadWorks

Research-based units, lessons, and authentic, leveled non-fiction and literary passages.

12. Word Generation

High-interest vocabulary units.

13. iEarn

Project-based collaborative learning.

14. Understanding Language

Language, literacy, and learning in the content areas.

15. Fluency 21

Template-driven unit planner.

16. OpenEd

Educational resource catalog.

17. American Graduate

Interactive ways for teaching various subjects.

18. History Labs

Research and investigative learning experiences.

19. Historical Scene Investigation

Investigating through primary source documents.

20. Project Look Sharp

Media literacy.

21. DOGO News

High-interest articles.

22. Newsela

Non-fiction literacy.

23. Science News for Students

High-interest age-appropriate science articles.

24. The Learning Network

Teaching and learning with the New York TImes.

25. Essay Tagger

Common Core rubric.