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This section contains tools that provide specific guidance on what the CCSS in ELA / literacy and mathematics look like in the classroom. It is intended to help teachers and those who support teachers build understanding of the CCSS and strengthen practice.
CCSS Instructional Practice Guide for K-8 Mathematics and related resources to support understanding and practice.
CCSS Instructional Practice Guide for High School Mathematics and related resources to support understanding and practice.
Instructional and Assessment Materials
This section contains exemplar resources and tools that provide guidance on evaluating instructional and assessment materials for alignment to the CCSS in ELA / Literacy and mathematics. It is intended to help educators and administrators make decisions about instructional and assessment materials and build understanding of what CCSS-aligned materials look like.
A set of interrelated, freely available tools to aid educators and administrators in purchasing or developing CCSS aligned instructional and assessment materials. Developed in partnership with Achieve and the Council of Chief State School Officers.
The Publishers' Criteria for ELA / Literacy and the Publishers' Criteria for Mathematics support faithful implementation of the Common Core State Standards by providing criteria for aligned materials.
Ready-to-use modules include PowerPoints, videos, facilitator's instructions, and hands-on activities.