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Elementary Curriculum Resources

  • Language Arts
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Music

http://www.corestandards.org - The Common Core State Standards home page

Michigan Content Expectations / Common Core State Standards Crosswalks

Michigan Department of Education K-8 GLCE Documents gives access to the GLCE's as a complete set, as well as each individual grade level. Also available is a companion document for teachers and parents.

The 6+1 Trait Writing Framework is a powerful way to learn and use a common language to refer to characteristics of writing as well as create a common vision of what 'good' writing looks like. Teachers and students can use the 6+1 Trait model to pinpoint areas of strength and weakness as they continue to focus on improved writing. Additional sites that support this framework are the 6-Traits Resources Blog and the Writing Traits Resources from WritingFix.com.

MLA (Modern Language Association) Formatting and Style Guide MLA style is most commonly used to write papers and cite sources within the liberal arts and humanities. This resource, referenced in the GLCEs and HSCEs, offers examples for the general format of MLA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the Works Cited page.

Writing Across the Curriculum

Michigan’s Genre Project

Literature Resources: Choosing Rigorous, Inspiring Books For Michigan’s K-12 Students

Meadowbrook Writing Project is a partnership between Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, and local school districts. MBWP offers professional development opportunities for teachers and aims to improve student writing at all levels and in all subjects.

National Writing Project is a professional development network that serves teachers of writing at all grade levels, primary through university, and in all subjects. The mission of the NWP is to improve student achievement by improving the teaching of writing and improving learning in the nation’s schools.

Michigan Reading Association is a dynamic and diverse organization whose mission is to promote literacy.

International Reading Association is a professional home for those who help others learn to read. It helps to promote professional development for reading educators at all levels, supports research, practice, and policy that improve instruction for the benefit of all teachers and learners and encourages research that informs decision making by educators, policymakers, and the public.

Michigan Council of Teachers of English is an organization for K-16 English language arts teachers and English educators in Michigan. MCTE is affiliate of the National Council of Teachers of English and winner of the NCTE Excellent Affiliate Award.

Florida Center for Reading Research is an organization whose focus is on conducting basic research on reading, reading growth, reading assessment, and reading instruction that will contribute to the scientific knowledge of reading and benefit students throughout the nation.

National Council of Teachers of English:  National Council of Teachers of English site is organized by elementary, middle, and secondary school. It address current issues and focuses on teaching ideas.

Writer's Workshop Mini-lessons Mini-lessons based on the Language GLCEs created by UCS teachers on November 8, 2005. Lessons are organized by grade level and GLCE category.

Student Navigator The Language Arts page has links for literature, writing, grammar, vocabulary and references for 6-12.

Michigan Department of Education K-8 GLCE Documents gives access to the GLCE's as a complete set, as well as each individual grade level. Also available is a companion document for teachers and parents.

Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics provides public voice and leadership to support and advance high quality teaching and learning of mathematics.

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics is a public voice of mathematics education, providing vision, leadership and professional development to support teachers in ensuring equitable mathematics learning of the highest quality for all students.

NCTM Illuminations This site, hosted by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, contains multiple resources useful for math teachers at all levels. Click on Selected Web Resources and use the dynamic table to selectively search hundreds of reviewed Internet math resources for all levels K-12.

Math Forum The Math Forum is a leading center for mathematics and mathematics education on the Internet. At this site, students can Ask Dr. Math to answer their questions. Teachers can use the Problems of the Week to provide creative, non-routine challenges for students in grades 3-12 as well as search for great lesson plans and much more!

Math and Science Teaching Resources

Michigan Department of Education K-8 GLCE Documents gives access to the GLCE's as a complete set, as well as each individual grade level. Also available is a companion document for teachers and parents.

Michigan Science Teachers Association is the foremost leadership and advocacy group for science education in Michigan. MSTA has partnerships with policymakers in business, industry, government, and the education community which will provide Michigan teachers, students and parents with resources to promote thinking and reasoning skills in science.

Writing Across the Curriculum

National Science Teachers Association is an organization committed to promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning.

National Science Digital Library: NSDL is a digital library of exemplary resource collections and services, organized in support of science education at all levels. Starting with a partnership of NSDL-funded projects, NSDL is emerging as a center of innovation in digital libraries as applied to education, and a community center for groups focused on digital-library-enabled science education.

Math and Science Teaching Resources

Michigan Department of Education K-8 GLCE Documents gives access to the GLCE's as a complete set, as well as each individual grade level. Also available is a companion document for teachers and parents.

Michigan Council of Social Studies This is an important website for all teachers of Social Studies. This site will introduce you to the Michigan Council of Social Studies and the professional development opportunities available through this state organization. Upcoming events and trainings are posted and teachers may join this professional organization and/or sign up for Social Studies workshops.

Writing Across the Curriculum

National Council for the Social Studies Utilize this site to view national standards for Social Studies and find resources to implement into the classroom.

UCS Elementary Vocal Music Department
Curriculum Guide
June 2007

Click below to open a PDF file of objectives outlined in each learning standard.

Performance
Music Appreciation
Music Literacy
Playing Instruments
Musical Styles
Critical Listening
Singing Skills
Composition

Master Document with Appendix A (Strategies and resources) & Appendix B (Let's Share Database)