Example 1

English Language Arts Department - Resources for ELA Teachers
 
America Achieves - http://commoncore.americaachieves.org
   

Common core aligned lesson plans and videos.

   
Achieve the Core - www.achievethecore.org
    All kinds of curricular and instructional resources aligned to the Common Core. Of special note is the section on text dependent questions.
   
Anchor Chart Sample
    Middle School - http://middleschoolteachertoliteracycoach.blogspot.com/2013/04/take-little-walk-with-me.html
    Elementary - http://chartchums.wordpress.com/
   
Big Think
    similar to TED – expert videos on a variety of topics - http://bigthink.com/videos
   
Book Wizard
    Search for texts by grade, guided reading, DRA, or lexile level; look up the level of a text; find similar texts - http://www.scholastic.com/bookwizard/
   
Class Tools - http://www.classtools.net
   
Cornell Notes PDF Generator - http://www.cornell-notes.com/
   
Crosswalk Between 6+1 Traits and CCSS English Language Arts Standards for Writing and Language - http://educationnorthwest.org/webfm_send/1252
   
EBSCO host database - search.epnet.com
    User ID: cardinal
Password: 07060
Database includes variety of search engines including: Kids Search, Student Research Center, Literary Reference Center, and Novel List
   
Edmodo - http://www.edmodo.com
    Anthology Alignment Project code: pkx4sp – questions, vocabulary, and tasks for McDougal Littell Literature, Grades 6 through 10<
Basal Alignment Project code: f4q6nm – questions, vocabulary and tasks for Harcourt Trophies, Grades 3 through 5
   
EduCore: CCSS aligned literacy lessons, activities, tasks, LDC tasks and templates - http://educore.ascd.org/channels/c8920746-9ae8-49bf-bae3-f8b6cac46173
   
EngageNY - http://www.engageny.org
    Curriculum exemplars, modules, and units
   
@GoogleTalks
    more videos from/about innovators, authors, musicians, and more https://www.youtube.com/user/AtGoogleTalks
   
Grammar Bytes Site (MOOC) - http://www.chompchomp.com/menu.htm
   
Internet 4 Classrooms - http://www.internet4classrooms.com/common_core/english_language_arts.htm
   
K-5 Writing Resources - Resources for K-5 Writing
   
Kelly Gallagher – Article of the Week - http://kellygallagher.org/resources/articles.html
    Selected articles from publications such as The New York Times, Time magazine, Washington Post, Slate, etc. along with suggestions for close reading, summarization, and questions.
   
Learnist - http://learni.st/category/10-education
   
Learn Zillion - http://learnzillion.com/common_core/ela
    Video lessons tied to CCSS by grade level
   
Lexile Framework for Reading
    Search for texts by lexile level, or look up a lexile level - https://lexile.com/
   
Library of Congress
    Poetry and Literature Center - http://www.loc.gov/poetry/
   
Message Time Plus K-2 Resources - Message Time Plus® Planning Template – PreK-3
   
MITVideo
    a collection of videos from all areas of MIT - http://video.mit.edu/about/
   
Mr. Nussbaum!
    Language Arts stories, games, activities for K-8 - http://mrnussbaum.com/langcode/
   
National Archives
    Primary documents, activities, and instructional resources - http://docsteach.org/
   
NeoK12
    educational videos with an emphasis on science and social studies topics - http://www.neok12.com/
   
NEWSELA - http://newsela.com/
  News articles that can be customized by lexile/grade level. Includes alignment to Common Core standards and assessment tools.
   
Newsy
    A “multi-sourced, multi-platform” news site – videos, articles, current events - http://www.newsy.com/
   
New Jersey Educator Resource Exchange - njcore.org
    Resources aligned to the New Jersey Model Curriculum and Common Core Standards
   
No Red Ink
    online customized grammar work -https://www.noredink.com/
   
Poetry 180
    A poem to be read aloud each of the 180 days of the school year (high school) - http://www.loc.gov/poetry/180/
   
ReadWorks.org
    CCSS aligned lessons with literary and non-fiction passages (with lexile levels) - http://www.readworks.org/
   
Rubistar Rubric Builder Site - http://rubistar.4teachers.org/
   
Share My Lesson - http://www.sharemylesson.com/
    Lesson plans, activities, instructional resources K-12; some aligned with Springboard units; includes a section of resources aligned to CCSS grade level strands
   
Teaching Channel - http://www.teachingchannel.org
    A video collection of innovative and effective teaching practices.
   
Teachers College Reading and Writing Project - http://readingandwritingproject.com/
    The renowned research and staff development organization led by Lucy Calkins. All kinds of resources, including links to video lessons. http://vimeo.com/tcrwp/albums
   
Video Resources - Instructional Videos from TCRWP
   
WatchKnowLearn
    Educational videos organized by subject - http://www.watchknowlearn.org/
   
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