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Planning Resources
Tools for the Common Core
This is Bill McCallum's blog. It is dedicated to the Common Core Standards.

http://commoncoretools.me/

Illustrative Mathematics Project
This site is a work in progress. Bill McCallum, one of the writers of the Common Core, is building this site to illustrate the intent of the standards. There are sample problems for every grade level written as the standards intended.
http://www.illustrativemathematics.org/standards/

Think Math
This website gives a narrative expanantion for what each SMP may look like in the elementary school setting.
http://thinkmath.edc.org/index.php/CCSS_Mathematical_Practices

Inside Mathematics
Descriptions of the Standards for Mathematical Practice and video links illustrating each practice.
http://insidemathematics.org/index.php/common-core-standards

Progressions Documents
This page has links to documents that narrate and explain the progression of standards between grade levels and within particular grade levels. It is very helpful to reference both the grade below and above when planning.
http://ime.math.arizona.edu/progressions/#products

Vocabulary Resources
Math vocabulary flash cards and word wall cards alligned with CCSS sorted by grade level.
http://www.graniteschools.org/depart/teachinglearning/curriculuminstruction/math/Pages/MathematicsVocabulary.aspx

K-8 Critieria for Evaluating Resources
This document includes "look fors" for evaluating teaching materials. These were written by the writers of the CCSS.
http://www.corestandards.org/assets/Math_Publishers_Criteria_K-8_Summer%202012_FINAL.pdf

 

Standards for Mathematical Practice Posters

K-1 SMP Posters
http://elemmath.jordandistrict.org/files/2012/04/Practices-K-16.pdf

Grades 2-3 SMP Posters
http://elemmath.jordandistrict.org/files/2012/04/Practices-2-34.pdf

Grades 4-5 SMP Posters
http://elemmath.jordandistrict.org/files/2012/04/Practices-4-57.pdf

Grade 6 SMP Posters
http://elemmath.jordandistrict.org/files/2012/04/Practices-62.pdf


Print Resources
Marzano's Vocabulary Games for the Classroom
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0982259263?SubscriptionId=0QCHRJVSKG6F3BRGBNG2&tag=pbs_00005-20&linkCode=xm2&camp=2025&creative=165953&creativeASIN=0982259263

Marzano's Building Academic Vocabulary
http://www.amazon.com/Building-Academic-Vocabulary-Teachers-Manual/dp/1416602348/ref=pd_sim_b_2