Today I am sharing with you resources I have found helpful for implementing the Common Core Math Standards. Lots of the materials below are freebies and the non-freebies are still cheap and well worth the money spent. I'm not usually one to save a PDF that's already online to my computer, but I thought many of these were so great that I had to put them in my Common Core math file so that I don't forget about them and can use them for planning.
Standards for Mathematical Practice Rubric for Teachers: Check out this rubric to see where you are on the continuum as you teach and implement the CC through the 8 Standards for Mathematical Practice.
Flipbooks for K-12 from the KATM (Kansas Assoc of Teachers of Mathematics): These flipbooks are documents designed to help teachers understand the standards and includes instructional strategies and examples. It looks like each flipbook contains somewhere between 50-70 pages. (This is a download AND print resource for me :)
Math Journals/Notebook Questions: 90 Questions aligned to CC. The sheets are made to print on labels so that students can stick the questions in their math journals. I LOVE these questions and how they often lead us to higher levels of thinking. We often modify these questions for our math assessments. Currently, these are available for K-5. These will run you ~10, but also poke around the site for lots of free activities and ideas.
Utah Education Network: I have loved this site for YEARS, but now even more because their common core resources for math are awesome. Click on a grade and standard and you get a set of instructional strategies, assessment questions, games, and all sorts of ideas. We refer to these documents often during our PLCs to help us design lessons and assessments.
Jennifer Findley's TeachersPayTeachers Resouces I am using Jennifer's task cards in my Concept Station and for review/small group lessons. I plan to use Decimal of the Day when we return from break (this will be spiral review since we have already learned about decimals) and then use Fraction of the Day 3rd nine weeks (another spiral review as I am teaching fractions 2nd 9 weeks.)
I have been working hard to understand the Standards for Mathematical Practice. The SfMP are important because they "describe the varieties of expertise that mathematics educators at all levels should be developing" in our students. While we have specific standards in each domain, we should be embedding the standards for mathematical practice in all that we do. I have created a free resource that summarizes the Standards for Mathematical Practice. (I needed this resource for myself to help me wrap my brain around the Standards for Mathematical Practice so I hope it is helpful to you too!)
I also have been creating task cards with themes you can use all year. I have tried to make these cards multi-step as well as possible for using at the beginning of a unit, and for testing review. (Adding/Subtracting Fractions with Unlike Denominators, Multiplying and Dividing Fractions: Cupcake themed, Multiplying/Dividing Fractions House Plan Themed, Customary Capacity and Weight: Farmer's Market themed, and Multi-Step Problem Solving (mostly multiplication, division, and interpreting remainders) School Supply Themed.)