Knox Education is here to help you get GREAT results with the Common Core. Knox Education has over 20 years’ experience helping students, teachers, and administrators improve achievement and literacy in English Language Arts using a standards-based approach.
We have fully adopted the Common Core and offer a variety of tools and resources to make it work with you to get better results with your students.
Our webpage is organized for ease of locating all the standards tools:
Teacher Planning Documents by grade level grade K–8 that reflect the standards and suggested prompts and academic vocabulary, plus Planning Calendars that can be developed for your school to help plan your year in ELA.
Student Standards Checklists and Posters Grades K–8 that are easy tools for students to learn the standards and grade level expectations and to keep track of their progress. There are 11×17 posters of the standards for the wall and 8×11 checklists for students.
Writing Rubrics (in teaching tools in each writing type) for Grades K–8 all three text types: opinion/argument, informative/explanatory, and narrative
Student Tools and “How To Posters” Grades K–8 that are easy for students to use get to know the standards and better understand the grade level expectations for their writing and reading tasks.
Teacher Tools: including handbooks, mini lessons, early literacy tools to work with younger students and lots more. View for Writing and Integrated Units.
Test Prep: Academic language, sample constructed response practice sheets and even word cards for the most common special terms in the CAASPP tests so students can get used to the language before they take the test.
Please lean on us for support in your own teaching of the Common Core to your best advantage and to the success of all your students.