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 Ka2 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.... does not extend past 1st grade and that cursive writing, which was fairly common in prior state standards around 3rd grade, ... Because grammar and conventions are encountered in all literacy contexts, instruction on and assessment of these skills may ... As students move into 1st and 2nd grades, they continue to draw on phonetic knowledge, learn spelling patterns, and by the end of 2nd grade, learnanbsp;...
|Title||:||Common Core Standards for Elementary Grades K–2 Math & English Language Arts|
|Author||:||Amber Evenson, Monette McIver, Susan Ryan, Amitra Schwols|
|Publisher||:||ASCD - 2013-05-20|