Common Core Information 2011-2015


Link to Math Common Core Information


Common Core Documents and Videos


Common Core By Grade Level


Teacher to Teacher Documents for All Grades


NEW: Annotated 2013 3-8 ELA and Math test questions:


2013 NYS Common Core Test Guides: (Link to ELA and math lessons for K-5)


***(new June 15, 2012)***Link to Common Core Sample Questions:


Link to the overview: overview sample questions for ELA and Math.pdf


Scroll down to view grade level sample questions for Math and ELA (Should read the overview before you jump to the questions)


Strategies on Engageny:



Sample Kindergarten report card aligned to common core:

Kindergarten Report Card-1.doc


Link to Unpacking the common core (ELA and Math):


Assessments Webpage  Newly Added 2/10/15 (


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Text Complexity