Common Core Solutions

View Math Series

Standards-based strategies that GO THE DISTANCE
For effective district-wide implementation

The key to raising district-wide achievement is purposeful, potent, standards-based instruction—all year long in every classroom. That’s where the Common Core Companion—for ELA and mathematics—series can help. Series creator Jim Burke and an all-star team of authors walk you step-by-step through what the standards say, what they mean, and how to teach them. Ensure that every student in your district has the critical skills they need to succeed on test day, in school, and in life.

Green states use the Common Core Companion Series

Orange states use the Your Literacy Standards Companion Series

US Common Core Literacy State Map

Elementary Whole-School ELA Common Core Solution

The Common Core Companion: The Standards Decoded, Grades K-5
What They Say, What They Mean, How to Teach Them

By Sharon Taberski, Leslie Blauman

What makes Sharon Taberski and Leslie Blauman’s Common Core Companions “that version of the standards you know you need”? It’s the way they translate each and every standard for reading, writing, speaking and listening, language, and foundational skills into the day-to-day “what you do”: lesson ideas, grouping configurations, adaptations and extensions, anchor charts, and more.

Grades K–2List Price: $35.95*Your Price: $28.95, 272 pages, 978-1-4833-4987-9
Grades 3–5List Price: $35.95*Your Price: $28.95, 288 pages, 978-1-4833-4985-5

   

The Common Core Companion: Booster Lessons, Grades K-5
Elevating Instruction Day by Day

By Sharon Taberski, Leslie Blauman

In thesem sequels to The Common Core Companions, Janiel Wagstaff and Leslie Blauman provide an extensive collection of connected lessons and formative writing assessments that bring Monday-to-Friday clarity to the task of integrating reading and writing with ELA standards. In each volume the 50+ lessons are divided into five, week-long learning sequences addressing key literacy goals.

Grades K–2List Price: $34.95*Your Price: $27.95, 304 pages, 978-1-5063-1127-2
Grades 3–5List Price: $34.95*Your Price: $27.95, 280 pages, 978-1-4833-9274-5

   

BUY TOGETHER AND SAVE!
CCC Grades K–2, 3–5, and Booster Lessons bundle
$102.00, 978-1-5063-3300-7


Secondary Whole-School ELA Common Core Solution

The Common Core Companion: The Standards Decoded, Grades 6-12
What They Say, What They Mean, How to Teach Them

By Jim Burke

Don’t spend another minute poring over the standards. Jim Burke has already done the hard work for you with these roadmaps of what each standard says, what each standard means, and how precisely to put that standard into practice across English Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects.

Grades 6–8List Price: $35.95*Your Price: $28.95, 280 pages, 978-1-4522-7603-8
Grades 9–12List Price: $35.95*Your Price: $28.95, 264 pages, 978-1-4522-7658-8

   

Academic Moves for College and Career Readiness, Grades 6-12
15 Must-Have Skills Every Student Needs to Achieve

By Jim Burke, Barry Gilmore

Can a mere fifteen words turn today’s youth into the innovative, ambitious thinkers we need? Yes, contend Jim Burke and Barry Gilmore, because these are the moves that make the mind work and students must learn if they’re to achieve academically. In this follow-up to The Common Core Companion Grades 6–8 & 9–12, Jim and Barry distill 15 powerhouse processes into a potent concision that nevertheless spans core subject areas. For each critical process, they developed a lesson structure, assignments, and activities so teachers can helps students cultivate discipline-specific habits of mind.

Grades 6-12List Price: $30.95*Your Price: $24.95, 256 pages, 978-1-4833-7980-7

BUY TOGETHER AND SAVE!
CCC Grades 6–8, 9–12, and Academic Moves bundle
$75.00, D15983-978-1-5063-3301-4


Mathematics

Green states use the Common Core Companion Series

Orange states use the Your Mathematics Standards Companion Series

US Common Core Literacy State Map

The Common Core Mathematics Companion: The Standards Decoded, Grades K-5
What They Say, What They Mean, How to Teach Them

By Linda M. Gojak, Ruth Harbin Miles

The Common Core Mathematics Companions, K2 and 3–5 have assisted thousands of teachers with the day-to-day “what you do” to meet the math standards. Page by page, Linda Gojak and Ruth Harbin Miles clearly lay out the mathematics embedded in each standard, connected standards within each domain, priorities within clusters, and the three components of rigor. The result? That version of the math standards you wish you had.

Grades K–2List Price: $34.95*Your Price: $27.95, 288 pages, 978-1-4833-8156-5
Grades 3–5List Price: $34.95*Your Price: $27.95, 288 pages, 978-1-4833-8160-2

   

The Common Core Mathematics Companion: The Standards Decoded, Grades 6-8
What They Say, What They Mean, How to Teach Them

By Ruth Harbin Miles, Lois A. Williams

The Common Core Mathematics Companion, Grades 6-8 unpacks the standards for: ratios and proportional relationships, the number system, expressions and equations, functions, geometry, and statistics & probability. Learn what to focus on at each grade; key vocabulary, materials, and teaching practices that help students become true problem solvers.

List Price: $34.95*Your Price: $27.95, 304 pages, 978-1-5063-3219-2