Tools for Teachers: Implementing Key Shifts in the Common Core State Standards

October 1, 2012

This extensive series of professional development modules provides open educational resources designed to meet the needs of educators making the key instructional shifts in ELA & Literacy for the Common Core. Each module-on text complexity, close reading and text-dependent questions, and designing close reading exemplars-comes with a Powerpoint presentation and facilitator's guide designed for professional development instructors, as well as a suite of supplemental exemplars, worksheets, and other supplemental resources.

 

Download modules 1-3 

(text complexity, close reading and text-dependent questions, and designing close reading instruction)

Download module 4

(academic writing)