A Parent’s Guide Lowell Elementary PTA Meeting Tuesday, October 22, 2013. To view this video http://www.lbschools.net “C” for Common Core. This three-minute video below explains how the Common Core State Standards
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
“C” for Common Core
This three-minute video below explains how the Common Core State Standards
will help students achieve at high levels and help them learn what they need to
know to get to graduation and beyond.
4 territories, and the Department of Defense Education Activity.
The “ Columbia, Shifts”
ELA, History/Social Studies, Science,
and Technical Subjects K-5
Reading Focus: Literature, Informational Text, & Foundational Skills
Speaking & Listening
1) Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them
2) Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
3) Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.
4) Model with mathematics.
5) Use appropriate tools strategically.
6) Attend to precision.
7) Look for and make use of structure.
8) Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.
Together these standards address both “habits of mind”
that students should develop to foster
mathematical understanding and expertise and
skills and knowledge.
“What students need to know and be able to do.”
The mathematical content standards were built on progressions of topics across grade levels, informed by both research
on children’s cognitive development and by the
logical structure of mathematics.
Smarter Balance ELA & Math Columbia,
Test Question Types
2014 - 2015 Common Core State Standards Test
LBUSD select “c” and Common Core
This District webpage will connect you to resources in the following areas:
About Common Core
Testing with Smarter Balance
California Office to Reform Education
Parent & Student Support
LBUSD Curriculum Documents
English Language Arts K-12
Smarter Balanced Practice Test Columbia,
Click “Sign In”
Select “Grade #”
Click “Start G# Math” or “Start G# ELA”
Choose settings and click “Select”
Click “Yes, Start my Test”
Click “Begin Test Now”