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Librarians Unite Resources for the CCSS. Denise Trombly Library Media Specialist New Searles Elementary [email protected] Key Components of Presentation. Library Media Specialists/School Librarian role Resources for ELA, (reading, writing and research) Math, Science/Social Studies

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Librarians unite resources for the ccss

Librarians UniteResources for the CCSS

Denise Trombly

Library Media Specialist

New Searles Elementary

[email protected]

Key components of presentation
Key Components of Presentation

  • Library Media Specialists/School Librarian role

  • Resources for ELA, (reading, writing and research) Math, Science/Social Studies

  • Generally Useful tools

  • Supporting Info re CCSS changes

    Changes in ELA (easy version)

    What’s in and what’s out (easier yet)

    Changes in Math and sample progressions

What is going on
What is going on?

  • Common Core

  • Testing

  • Devices galore

  • Frantic Teachers seeking resources

  • Districts scrambling to develop curriculum and find resources

  • Increasing need for PD,PLC, XFTs, Lots of testing

Who do they call at you school
Who do they call at you school?

I really need X for this morning

Can we


Do we have anything about?

What’s a good book about?

Can you help me


How do I?

Do you know where?

But it is in appendix B

Ela reading think multimodal
ELA Reading…think multimodal

  • Pairings: “Rainy, Windy, Snowy, Sunny Days” Phyllis Perry or Snowflake Bentley, link to weather , Ladybug book tied to non fiction, Mr. Lincoln’s Wishers, Esperanza Rising” “Bud not Buddy” music or history

  • I love My White shoes Pete the Cat to music/video

  • Imag-n-o-tron “The Fantastic Flying Books of Morris Lessmore” also on Youtube

  • Wizards Poetry pickle

  • Book reviews…on video

  • Non fiction….scavenger hunt

Ela writing
ELA Writing

  • Share my Lessonor poetry

  • Xtranormal ( simple text to video)

  • Six word poetry or memoirs or biographies

  • Word Clouds (taxedo, wordle, text is beautiful)

  • Poetry “Its Fun to Write Fairy Tales”

  • Newspaper clipping generator

  • Fairy Tales Lessons plans


  • If you can Google it, it is not a good or robust research project… eliminate simply fact fetching

  • Repackage…country reports, state reports, biography reports, why, which, what if, should, so what

  • Evidence(Stossel, longer school days, video games, Best quarterback)

  • N is for Nashua Alphabet book

  • Sample format for evidence based research

  • WISE model for research

  • The Ultimate Expedition Game (Upstart)

  • Bogus research…students get punked

  • Reference Where to look for information

Math resources
Math Resources

  • Books like: “Analyzing Data in the Jungle Park Case” by Einspruch, “Baseball: the math of the game” by Adamson, “The Book of Perfectly Perilous Math” by Connolly

  • “Sumdog” subscription: Set up like a game where students can complete from school or home

  • Bill McCallum mathematical practice

  • cool math games, IXL, Learning progressions University of Arizona,

Social studies science resources
Social Studies/Science Resources

  • AV2 Books (Geography and History)

  • Odesseyware ( software)

  • Teacher sharing sites Learn zillion &Teachers pay teacher

  • Scholastic ( tours and tools)

  • Discovery Education (videos+)

  • Culturegrams (database)

  • History

More general resources to use
More General Resources to use

  • Big Universe (non-fiction read to or research)

  • Noodlebib

  • Culturegrams ( social studies)

  • Achievethecore ( lessons)

  • The Hunt Institute (CCSS videos from multiple states)

  • “Implementing the Common Core State Standards” (Role of the School Librarian) AASL November 2013

  • Gettysburg Schools good examples for many of the CCSS areas

  • Pinterest has many great ideas

  • Mrs Mitchell activities...many topics


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Even more to highlight
Even More to Highlight

  • Non fiction games

  • Digital Library (Eno/Smart) Also articles

  • KIDS Online resources

  • White board Interactive games

  • Fairy Tales Lessons plans

  • All topics 15-30 minute activites

  • Technology: Adam Walsh video on Internet Safety, Webanots, Welcome to the Web, FauxPaws (Digital Wish)

More general resources on common core pro and con
More General Resources on Common Core Pro and Con

  • AASL

  • Choice Literacy….articles

  • Educore

  • Lots of info on Livebinders

  • NYC curriculum information

  • Article LibrariaCTA

  • GREAT critical article by Publishers weekly July 2012

  • International Reading Association

  • You Tube...value of libraries and librarians

O pportunity sometimes just pops up
Opportunity sometimes just pops up

  • Holiday Research… Recipes, Holidays around the World, The invention of Toys

  • “N is for Nashua” ( community, research, arts)

  • Literature and real life: Amherst St School Cynthia Lord book with special needs class

  • Adopt a Book Birch Hill

  • Manners module

Your ideas to be included in final posting
Your ideas…to be included in final posting

  • Answers to questions like ..How do we resource-up?, Sourcing and budgets? Where is the best stuff? New or retrofit? Library and or classroom book sets?

  • And don’t forget…Digital Wish, DonorsChoose, Liverealchange, Wegivebooks for $$$

  • What is your one best go to resource?


“Not in his goals but in his transitions is man great”…Emerson

  • CCSS is here

  • Provides opportunity for creativity and, our strength, research and sourcing

  • Have fun with it

Summary of changes ela
Summary of Changes ELA

  • Building knowledge through content-rich nonfiction

  • Reading, writing and speaking grounded in evidence from text, both literary and informational

  • Regular practice with complex text and its academic language

What s in what s out
What’s in What’s out

Leveled texts (only)

Reading any ‘ol text

Solely literature

Collection of unrelated texts

Mostly text-to-self questions

Personal opinions about issues

Accent on literary terminology

Emphasis on pre-reading

Reading strategies

(Just) Remediation

  • Daily encounters w/complex texts

  • Texts worthy of close attention

  • Balance of literary and info text

  • Coherent sequence of text

  • Mostly text dependent questions

  • Evidence based analyses

  • Accent on academic vocabulary

  • Emphasis on reading & rereading

  • Reading strategies

  • Pre-mediation

Summary of changes math
Summary of Changes MATH

  • Focus: Depth not breadth

  • Coherence: Think across grades, and link to major topics

  • Rigor: In major topics, pursue conceptual understanding, procedural skills and fluency and application

Math examples progression grade k 6
Math Examples Progression Grade K-6

  • Add/subtract within 5

  • Add/subtract within 10

  • Add/subtract within 20 (know single-digit sums from memory)

  • Add/subtract within 100

  • Multiply/divide within 100 (know single-digit products from memory)

  • Add/subtract within 1000

  • Add/subtract within 1,000,000

  • Multi-digit multiplication

  • Multi-digit division

  • Multi-digit decimal operations