Easy To Use Resources To Help To Teach The Common Core State Standards

Posted by Kristy Beaudry McCain on Jul 13, 2014 4:05:20 AM

Adults Can Save Time By Using These Common Core Based Resources

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Many resources for educators and parents have been created to address The Common Core State Standards. Selecting professional resources and reading books aligned with the CCSS saves adults precious time. Almost every state in America requires schools to instruct students on the CCSS. Parents and families can help students to meet these rigorous educational standards.

Excerpt taken from http://www.corestandards.org/what-parents-should-know/

Today’s students are preparing to enter a world in which colleges and businesses are demanding more than ever before. To ensure all students are ready for success after high school, the Common Core State Standards establish clear, consistent guidelines for what every student should know and be able to do in math and English language arts from kindergarten through 12th grade.

Common Core Based Professional Resources For Parents and Educators

Big Universe offers hundreds of resource titles on a wide range of topics. Find these instructional guides and professional resources at www.biguniverse.com

thumb-2 Common Core Skills & Strategies for Reading Level 3

by Saddleback Educational Publishing (author) © 2013
ISBN: 9781612477121

The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) provide a consistent, clear understanding of what students are expected to learn. Aligning each lesson in these six Common Core titles to the CCSS ensures that students are being taught and assessed on what they are expected to learn and know. The alignment helps educators think critically about their curriculum, instruction, and assessments as they work to ensure that their students meet the rigorous new standards. Beginning with foundational skills, the activities teach students what they need to learn. The alignments offer a progressive development of reading comprehension skills so that students advancing through the levels are able to gain more from whatever they read. Each title includes a table of contents, a CCSS alignment chart, 130 reproducible lessons individually aligned to the CCSS (each lesson contains a discrete alignment at the bottom of the page), a scope and sequence chart, and an answer key.

thumb-2 Building Vocabulary Skills and Strategies Level 5

by Joanne Suter (author) © 2010
ISBN: 9781602911246

Here’s a great vocabulary program that is equally appropriate for younger students working at grade level and older students who have “forgotten” or never mastered the basics. The friendly look and tone of this series belies the comprehensive sweep of the instructional sequence. Every topic—from primary level phonics to the specialized terminology of essay tests—is developed “from the ground up.” Includes answer key, 144-pages.

Books For Kids That Address The Common Core State Standards

Readers have the opportunity to enjoy many titles that incorporate The Common Core State Standards. Big Universe offers hundreds of titles in many different languages on thousands of topics. Find these delightful and engaging texts that teach children of all ages about a variety of topics at www.biguniverse.com

thumb-3 Scientific Method in the Real World

by L. E. Carmichael (author) © 2013
ISBN: 9781624010477 AR: /

Explore the scientific method! This book uses real-world examples to bring the concept of the scientific method to life in an approachable way. Clearly-written text draws in readers with concrete examples involving familiar, everyday things. The book covers the history of and key figures in the understanding of the scientific method, including Aristotle, Galileo, Isaac Newton, and Charles Darwin. Major concepts covered include the four steps of the scientific method (observe, explain, experiment, share), forming a hypothesis, Ockham’s razor, theories, variables, controls, and bias. Full-color photos, a glossary, an index, sidebars, primary source documents, and other creative content enhance the book. It also includes prompts and activities that directly engage students in developing the reading, writing, and critical thinking skills promoted by the Common Core standards. This well-researched title has a credentialed content consultant and aligns with Common Core and state standards. Core Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

thumb-4 Sound in the Real World

by Rita Milios (author) © 2013
ISBN: 9781624010484 AR: /

Sound is everywhere! This book uses real-world examples to bring the concept of sound to life in an approachable way. Clearly-written text draws in readers with concrete examples involving familiar, everyday things, from a train whistle to a thunder clap. The book covers the history of and key figures in the understanding of sound, including Pythagoras and Galileo. Major concepts covered include sound waves, frequency, amplitude, ultrasound, sonar, echoes, the Doppler effect, sonic booms, cochlear implants, noise pollution, echolocation, and decibels. Full-color photos, a glossary, an index, sidebars, primary source documents, and other creative content enhance the book. It also includes prompts and activities that directly engage students in developing the reading, writing, and critical thinking skills promoted by the Common Core standards. This well-researched title has a credentialed content consultant and aligns with Common Core and state standards. Core Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

thumb-5 Gold

by Christine Petersen (author) © 2013
ISBN: 9781624014314

This title introduces young readers to gold, the metal that can stay shiny for thousands of years. Learn how gold is formed and where it is found. Historical and modern mining methods are detailed, including the discovery of kimberlite pipes. The many uses of gold are examined, from industrial applications in products such as electronics to illuminated manuscripts and space telescopes. See how artisans such as goldsmiths and lapidaries use gold to create beautiful and useful jewelry. Finally, a list of tools and tips will set young rock hounds up to unearth their own treasures. Glossary words in bold, an index, and phonetic spellings for those hard-to-pronounce geologic terms enhance and supplement the text. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

thumb-6 Canada

by Julie Murray (author) © 2013
ISBN: 9781624013942

Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized scenic photos draw in readers as they journey through Canada – home of the vast Hudson Bay, the famed Montreal Canadiens hockey team, and pop singing sensation Justin Bieber. Readers will learn about Canada’s history, government, major cities, land features, natural resources, culture, and more! Maps, a timeline with photos, fun facts, and pronunciation guides aid readers. The book closes with a facts page including Canada’s population and total area, as well as images of the Canadian flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring Canada! Table of contents, glossary, and index included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

thumb-7 Shapes in Food

by Oona Gaarder Juntti (author) © 2013
ISBN: 9781624014604

Shapes are everywhere! Shapes in Food helps introduce young readers to various shapes found in daily life, from a cube of cheese to a triangle pizza slice. Simple sentences along with large eye-catching photographs help illustrate the 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional shapes found in food. Prompts for recognizing shapes at the beginning and end of the book help strengthen vocabulary, math comprehension, and critical thinking skills. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Super SandCastle is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

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