Common Core

Common Core

Here are some websites and APPS related to Common Core that may be of use in your classroom!



Common Core: There's an App for That 


 


Kindergarten & Grade 1

  • With guidance and support from adults, explore a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing, including in collaboration with peers. (Google Apps)


  • Confirm understanding of a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media by asking and answering questions about key details and requesting clarification if something is not understood. (Digital Stories [http://storybird.com/, http://edu.glogster.com/], Digital Read Alouds, www.YouTube.com)




Grade 2

  • Use information gained from illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characteristics, setting, or plot.



  • With guidance and support from adults, use a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing, including in collaboration with peers. (Google Apps)


  • Recount or describe key ideas or details from a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media (.





Grade 3

  • Use text features and search tools (e.g. key words, sidebars, hyperlinks ) to locate information relevant to a given topic efficiently.


  • With guidance and support from adults, use technology to produce and publish writing (using keyboarding skills ) as well as to interact and collaborate with others.


  • Recall information from experiences or gather information from print and digital sources; take brief notes on sources and sort evidence into provided categories.


  • Determine the main ideas and supporting details of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.


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Grade 4

  • Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively (e.g. in charts , graphs , diagrams, time lines , animations , or interactive elements on Web pages) and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.


  • Write informative/ explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information in paragraphs and sections: include formats  (e.g. headings) illustrations, and multimedia when useful in aiding comprehension


  • With some guidance and support from adults, use technology , including the Internet , to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others


  • Demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of one page in a single setting


  • Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources




Grade 5

  • Analyze how visual and multimedia elements contribute to the meaning, tone, or beauty of a text (e.g. graphic novel, multimedia pres. of fiction, folktale, myth, poem ).


  • Interpret information presented visually, orally or quantitatively (e.g. in charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines, animations, or interactive elements on Web pages ) and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.


  • Write informative/ explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.


  • Introduce a topic clearly, provide a general observation and focus, and group related information logically


  • Include formatting (e.g. headings), illustrations, and multimedia when useful in aiding comprehension.


  • With some guidance and support from adults, use technology including the Internet to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others


  • Demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of two pages in a single setting .


  • Include multimedia components (e.g., graphics, sound) and visual display in presentations when appropriate to enhance the development of main ideas/themes.



 

Grade 6

  • Integrate information presented in different media or formats (e.g. visually, quantitatively) as well as in words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue. Integrate visual information  (e.g. in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts .


  • Compare and contrast the information gained from experiments, simulations, videos, or multimedia sources with that gained from reading a text on the same topic.


  • Write informative/explanatory texts, including the narration of historical events, scientific procedures/ experiments, or technical processes.


  • Introduce a topic clearly, previewing what is to follow; organize ideas, concepts, and information into broader categories as appropriate to achieving purpose; include formatting (e.g. headings) graphics (e.g. charts, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.


  • Use technology including the Internet , to produce and publish writing and present the relationships between information and ideas clearly and efficiently.


  • Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; quote or paraphrase the date and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.


  • Include multimedia components ( e.g. graphics, images, music, sound) and visual displays in presentations to clarify information.




Grade 7

  • Compare and contrast a text to an audio, video, or multimedia version of the text analyzing each medium’s portrayal of the subject (e.g. how the delivery of a speech affects the impact of the words).


  • Consult general and specialized reference materials (e.g. dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses) both print and digital , to find the pronunciation of a word or determine or clarify its precise meaning or its part of speech.


  • Include multimedia components and visual displays in presentations to clarify claims and findings and emphasize salient points.


  • Use technology including the Internet , to produce and publish writing and link to and cite sources as well as to interact and collaborate with others.




Grade 8

  • Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of using different mediums (e.g. print or digital text, video, multimedia ) to present a particular topic or idea.


  • Integrate multimedia components and visual displays to clarify information, strengthen claims and evidence, and add interest.


  • Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources , using search terms effectively;  assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.


  • Use technology including the Internet , to produce and publish writing and present the relationships between information and ideas efficiently as well as to interact and collaborate with others.




Grades 9 & 10

  • Introduce a topic; organize complex ideas, concepts, and information to make important connections and distinctions; include formatting (e.g. headings), graphics (e.g. charts and tables) and multimedia when useful aiding comprehension.


  • Analyze various accounts of a subject told in different mediums (e.g. a person’s life story in both print and multimedia ), determining which details are emphasized i


  • Use technology, including the Internet , to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products, taking advantage of technology’s capacity to link to other information and to display information flexibly and dynamically .


  • Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources , using advanced searches effectively; assess the usefulness of each source in answering the research question; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.


  • Integrate multiple sources of information presented in diverse media or formats (e.g. visually, quantitatively, orally) evaluating the credibility and accuracy of each source .


  • Make strategic use of digital media ( e.g. textual, graphical, audio, visual, and interactive elements) in presentations to enhance understanding of findings, reasoning, and evidence and to add interest.


  • Integrate quantitative or technical analysis (e.g. charts, research data) with qualitative analysis in print and digital texts.




Grades 11 & 12

  • Use technology, including the Internet , to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products in response to ongoing feedback , including new arguments or information.


  • Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g. quantitative data, video, multimedia ) in order to address a question or solve a problem .


  • Integrate multiple sources of information presented in diverse media or formats (e.g. visually, quantitatively, orally) evaluating the credibility and accuracy of each source .


  • Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, use advance searches effectively; assess strengths and limitations of each source in terms of the task, purpose, and audience; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and over reliance on any one source and following a standard format for citation.


  • Write informative/ explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas, concepts and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.


  • Introduce a topic; organize complex ideas, concepts, and information so that each element builds on that which precedes it to create a unified whole; include formatting (e.g. headings) graphics (e.g. charts and table s ), and multimedia when useful for aiding in comprehension.


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