Building a Common Core–Based Curriculum: Mapping With Focus and Fidelity
Mapping With Focus and Fidelity
Discover your road map for creating a curriculum based on the Common Core State Standards. Explore various stages of curriculum development, from the preliminary work of building academic support to creating Common Core curriculum maps and tracking school improvement goals. Learn to effectively share information during the curriculum-building process, and engage in significant, collaborative conversations around the curriculum.
- Develop a curriculum founded on the Common Core State Standards.
- Learn the three essential structures for curriculum building: active administrative involvement, focused curriculum conversations, and effective assessments.
- Foster a collaborative environment in which teachers can share their teaching and learning expectations.
- Introduce an ongoing curriculum-mapping process that welcomes continuous conversation and revision.
- Access dozens of tools and examples to support curriculum mapping and track school improvement.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter 1: Setting the Stage for Curriculum Building
Chapter 2: Understanding the Common Core State Standards
Chapter 3: Translating the Common Core State Standards
Chapter 4: Creating Scope and Sequence Maps
Chapter 5: Creating Individual Teacher Maps
Chapter 6: Using the Curriculum-Mapping Data
Appendix A: Curriculum-Management Software Selection Criteria
Appendix B: Assessment Tools and Templates
Appendix C: Individual Teacher Map Samples
Glossary of Terms
- Reconfiguration Chart for Cross-Grade-Level Teacher Groups
- CCSS Review Template
- Guidelines for Unpacking and Analyzing Standards
- Map and Talk Session Template for Individual Mapping
- Map and Talk Session Template for Assessment Read-Through
- Assessment Analysis by Class
- Assessment Results and Analysis by Student
- Student Learning Notes
- Common Core Skill Self-Assessment
- Common Core Self-Assessment Analysis
- Analyzing Test Results in Elementary School
- Analyzing Test Results in Middle and High School