12. Non-Print Media Texts
http://www.frankwbaker.com/default1.htm

11. Informational Texts
http://www.textproject.org/students/
http://www.readworks.org/
http://www.readinga-z.com/

10. Read Alouds
http://www.readingrockets.org/article/41557/
http://www.readingrockets.org/article/39979/
http://www.readingrockets.org/article/16287/

9. Vocabulary
http://www.amazon.com/Words-Worth-Teaching-Closing-Vocabulary/dp/0076554732/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_S_nC?ie=UTF8&colid=2QAB1VSWLIQ43&coliid=I2B2AFVJ9U958G
http://www.textproject.org/
http://www.victoria.ac.nz/lals/resources/academicwordlist
http://www.abcteach.com/directory/fun-activities-crossword-puzzles-40-2-1
http://www.learninggamesforkids.com/

8. Understanding Text Complexity
http://www.ascd.org/professional-development/webinars/liben-webinar.aspx
http://www.achievethecore.org/steal-these-tools/text-complexity

7. Professional Development Activity "A Treasure Hunt Through the Standards"
http://www.ksde.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=JNhziWNfKtA%3d&tabid=4778&mid=11623

6. Guide to creating text-dependent questions
http://www.achievethecore.org/steal-these-tools/text-dependent-questions

5. Powerpoint Presentations for leading Professional Development in ELA
http://www.achievethecore.org/steal-these-tools/professional-development-modules/introduction-to-the-ela-literacy-shifts?

4. Student writing samples and commentary taken from NAEP tests:
http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/itmrlsx/landing.aspx

3. Brief article: 7 Tips for Aligning Assignments to the Common Core
http://inservice.ascd.org/books/seven-tips-for-aligning-assignments-to-common-core/

2. Resources:
http://www.achievethecore.org/
http://www.pta.org/4446.htm
http://parcconline.org/parcc-content-frameworks
http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/itmrlsx/landing.aspx

1. Sandra Alberti webinar on CCSS ELA. An overview of the key shifts in the new standards. (General Background Info.)


Here are the slides from Sandra Alberti's webinar on CCSS ELA (Shifts)


Source of webinar:
http://www.ascd.org/professional-development/webinars/common-core-webinars.aspx