So, what does a Common Core lesson actually look like?
So you've sat through the PDs, read the standards, but you still don't know what a Common Core lesson looks like, right?
Here are some videos of Common Core Lessons so you can actually see it in practice.
While you're watching, look for evidence of the Eight Mathematical Practices. What do these teachers do that makes the lesson Common Core? What can you add to your existing lessons to make them more rigorous, more focused, and coherent with other grade levels?
These videos come from four sites:
Teaching Channel (these are great! On the bottom, right hand side they have lesson plans and materials linked! It's awesome)
Engage NY (New York's Common Core resource website)
Kahn Academy (Everyone knows Kahn Academy!)
and YouTube (I just typed "common core math lessons" in the search bar)
Anyway, watch videos from other grade levels, too, to get other ideas as well.
2 videos and 2 exercises
1st Grade Videos
Counting Collections to 100
10 videos and 3 exercises
2nd Grade Videos
10 videos 13 exercises
3rd Grade Videos
49 videos 32 exercises
4th Grade Videos
66videos, 45 exercises
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Thank you to 4th Grade Loma Portal teacher, Amy Kinseth, for creating this page of Teacher Common Core Materials. Please email her with questions or comments at firstname.lastname@example.org.