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Common Core Binder r1

Common Core Binder r1

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Common CoreState Standards
ProfessionalDevelopmentforCUSD Schools
Cupertino Union School DistrictCOMMON CORE STATE STANDARDSProfessional Development Packet #1 - Introduction
This packet has been designed to assist CUSD school sites inintroducing the Common Core Standards. School leaders may useas much or as little of these materials as they find helpful, or school sites have the option to create their own. The plan is that school siteleaders will be able to sufficiently introduce their staff to theCommon Core State Standards by the end of the 2010-11 school  year, by focusing on the first two areas. (Areas 3 & 4 will be focusareas in the near future.)
1) Why CCSS?
Fewer, deeper, clearer
Preparation for College and Career Readiness
2) Big Ideas in Language Arts and Math
Language Arts: increased focus on non-fiction in reading andwriting across disciplines; reading, writing, listening &speaking, and language going deeper across the grade levels
Math: focus on 8 mathematical practices, in addition toacademics, with 3-4 big ideas per grade level
3) Professional Development to Transition through Change4) Assessments
Table of Contents
1) Why Common Core State Standards (CCSS)?
CCSS Introductory Power Point for CUSDAvailable athttps://sites.google.com/a/cusdschools.org/cusdcommoncore/
Packet information to go with “Table Talk” activities in the power point2) Cognitive Strategies in the Common Core State StandardsThis document could be photocopied/laminated and posted in each classroomat your site.3) CUSD Common Core State Standards WebsiteThis site provides resources, such as power points, responses to FrequentlyAsked Questions, videos, and web links on the Common Core State Standards.https://sites.google.com/a/cusdschools.org/cusdcommoncore/ 4) Language Arts ActivitiesFor K-8:
Exploring the ELA College & Career Readiness Anchor Standards
Exploring the ELA Anchor Standards Reflections
K-5 College & Career Anchor Standards
6-8 College & Career Anchor StandardsFor K-5:
Exploring the 4 Strands of ELA CCSS K-5
Exploring the 4 Strands of ELA CCSS Reflections
Standards for English Language Arts K-5
ELA Common Core Standards Template K-5

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