Common Core Official Sites
Common Core State Standards web site
Common Core articles
“Helping Students Navigate Nonfiction Text: Paving the Way Toward Understanding”Teacher’s Toolkit feature in the January 2013 issue of Science Scope magazine.
Myths vs. Facts about the Common Core
Curriculum Area links for the Common Core
Publisher’s Web Sites with Common Core Connections
Penguin Young Readers Group offers lesson plans for several books: Matilda, by Roald Dahl; A Tale Dark and Grimm, by Adam Gidwitz; Mirror Mirror: A Book of Reversible Verse, by Marilyn Singer; Savvy, by Ingrid Law; and Al Capone Does My Shirts, by Gennifer Choldenko. They also have guides to several popular series.
Houghton Mifflin’s Scientists in the Field series offer informative and engaging non-fiction books on a variety of topics.