Common Core Standards for Elementary Grades K-2 Math & English Language Arts: A Quick-Start Guide

Common Core Standards for Elementary Grades K-2 Math & English Language Arts: A Quick-Start Guide

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Common Core Standards for Elementary Grades K-2 Math & English Language Arts: A Quick-Start Guide by Amber Evenson, Monette McIver, Susan Ryan, Amitra Schwols

Smart implementation of the Common Core State Standards requires both an overall understanding of the standards and a grasp of their implications for planning, teaching, and learning. This Quick-Start Guide provides a succinct, all-in-one look at * The content, structure, terminology, and emphases of the Common Core standards for mathematics and English language arts and literacy in the lower elementary grades. * The meaning of the individual standards within each of the four ELA/literacy strands and five math domains, with an emphasis on areas that represent the most significant changes to business as usual. * How the standards connect across and within strands, domains, and grade levels to develop the foundational language arts, literacy, and mathematics understanding that will support a lifetime of successful learning. Here, teachers of grades K–2 and elementary school leaders will find information they need to begin adapting their practices to help all students master the new and challenging material contained in the standards. A practical lesson planning process to use with the Common Core, based on Classroom Instruction That Works, 2nd Ed., is included, along with six sample lessons. LEARN THE ESSENTIALS OF THE COMMON CORE The grade-level and subject-specific Quick-Start Guides in the Understanding the Common Core Standards series, edited by John Kendall, are designed to help school leaders and school staffs turn Common Core standards into coherent, content-rich curriculum and effective, classroom-level lessons.

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ISBN-13: 9781416615644
Publisher: Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development
Publication date: 05/20/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

Editor's Preface

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Chapter 1: About the Common Core English Language Arts/Literacy Standards for Grades K-2

Chapter 2: Reading Literature and Reading Informational Text

Chapter 3: Reading Foundations

Chapter 4: Writing

Chapter 5: Speaking and Listening

Chapter 6: Language

Chapter 7: About the Common Core Mathematics Standards for Grades K-2

Chapter 8: Counting and Cardinality

Chapter 9: Operations and Algebraic Thinking

Chapter 10: Number and Operations in Base Ten

Chapter 11: Measurement and Data

Chapter 12: Geometry

Chapter 13: Guidance for Instructional Planning

Sample Lesson 1: Understanding Author and Illustrator Purpose in Books about Plants and Seeds (ELA, Kindergarten)

Sample Lesson 2: Reader's Theater and Lon Po Po (ELA, Grade 1)

Sample Lesson 3: Reading Soap Bubbles and Practicing the Habits of Effective Readers (ELA, Grade 2)

Sample Lesson 4: Decomposing Numbers up to 10 into Pairs (Mathematics, Kindergarten)

Sample Lesson 5: Composing Two-Dimensional Shapes (Mathematics, Grade 1)

Sample Lesson 6: Collecting and Representing Measurement Data (Mathematics, Grade 2)

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