Common Core Resources


The MHS Library Media Center has a variety of resources for teachers, including professional resource databases, that can help as we all learn to align our lessons to the Common Core Standards. I will be updating this page with direct links to professional resources.

We are also actively collecting educational resources teachers have found helpful. If there are any sites not listed below, please send them to me and I will be sure to add them to to this page!

Common Core standards site

NYSED bringing the Common Core to life

Okapi: find the reading level and complexity of any text

Virtual Inquiry: summary and lesson ideas for inquiry-based learning

Project-based lesson plans (indexed by grade level and subject)

How to write effective driving questions for project based learning

How to refine effective driving questions for project based learning

The New York State Archives – primary sources for anything related to New York

Using the NYTimes as a source for informational text to connect to your curriculum topic

Common Core Word Cloud