common core curriculum examples of lessons, units, etcetera Related Tags: World Languages Pam McNees , world languages, California Posted 12/17/2013 12:43PM | Last Commented 06/11/2014 7:01PM 18 Replies 793 Views I'm looking for examples of common core lesson plans, units, curriculum or syllabi in an attempt to understand what it looks like or could look like. Anyone have anything? Thanks! Sign in to vote! Sign in to Flag as Spam Share 18 Share Comments (18 Replies)Sign in or register to postSubscribe to comments via RSS Newest Related Discussions Posted 12/17/2013 7:10pm Laura ThomasDirector, Antioch University New England Center for School Renewal Hi Pam! Can you tell me a bit more about what you're looking for in terms of grade level, language, etc? Sign in to vote! Posted 12/30/2013 10:24am Whitney HoffmanProducer LD Podcast, Digital Media Consultant, Author Hi Pam! I think if you can provide us with more information, we can help you find resources. For world languages- there is a great article from the Lnaguage Educator here about integrating Common Core: http://www.actfl.org/sites/default/files/pdfs/TLE_pdf/TLE_Jan13_Article.pdf and here: http://www.actfl.org/news/reports/alignment-the-national-standards-learn... Hopefully this will get you started- any additional information you can give us will help us give you better resources :) Sign in to vote! Posted 1/5/2014 2:02pm Don Doehla, MA, NBCTCo-Director Berkeley WL Project at UC Berkeley Language Center Facilitator 2014 Hi Pam, we have been doing a lot of work at UC Berkeley's Language Center, East Bay WL Project on this very topic. If you could please elaborate on what you need, I am very confident we can give you some assistance! You can respond here on Edutopia, and I will get back to you once I hear from you! Best Wishes, Don Sign in to vote! Posted 1/5/2014 3:30pm Pam McNeesworld languages, California Hello I have heard some teachers say that textbooks are common core - that we need only add a little bit more authentic sources (an article here or there, etcetera) to meet ccss. They follow the pacing in the text regardless of wether or not students are prepared because X has to be covered in a certain amount of time. In some cases the student assessments and evaluations are done strictly in accordance with the text book (quizzes, tests, finals, etcetera) assuming the text is common core. Somehow this seems 1. an easy way out of having to create new dynamic curriculum 2. a way to make sure everyone is the "same" 3. the opposite of CC and 4. a way to make sure language is stagnant. I am looking for curriculum, lesson plans, etcetera to bring to the table to have a discussion with colleagues. In a sense it is still the battle of the old - text versus the dynamic not that a text can't have those components and a teacher can't try to infuse the text with it Sign in to vote! Posted 1/5/2014 3:32pm Pam McNeesworld languages, California Question - Are high schools required by the state of California to have a language textbook? (like math or science). My understanding is that high schools can opt to function without an official text in a world language. Sign in to vote! Posted 1/5/2014 3:35pm Pam McNeesworld languages, California Should levels I, II and III of any world language course be driven by AP? In other words should the goal of levels I, II and III be to take AP IV? Isn't AP meant for students who want to go above and beyond what is required by the UC for a world language course? Shouldn't the requirements from the UC be the goal of levels I, II and III? Sign in to vote! Posted 1/5/2014 3:37pm Pam McNeesworld languages, California If a textbook was published before 2010 - before Common Core, can it be considered officially common core ready? Sign in to vote! Posted 1/5/2014 3:38pm Pam McNeesworld languages, California . If the units in a text do not thread together - from unit 1 to the end - are they common core? In other words if they are a choppy - suddenly jumping from shopping in one unit to Mexican legends in the next with lead in? Sign in to vote! Discussion Reflecting on How to be Innovative with PBLLast comment 1 day 9 hours ago in Project-Based Learning blog The Elephant in the Language ClassroomLast comment 3 days 17 hours ago in Collaborative Learning blog Mix It Up! Authentic Activities for the World Language ClassroomLast comment 2 weeks 1 day ago in Global Education blog Summer Learning Through FilmLast comment 4 weeks 1 day ago in Student Engagement Discussion Benefits of Learning a Foreign Language Last comment 4 weeks 1 day ago Sign in and Join the Discussion! Not a member? Register to join the discussion. Sign in using social networks Or sign in here: Email address * Password * Forgot your password?