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Accessing common core lesson plans

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Finding Common Core lesson plans in betterlesson.com is a simple process. One thing I'd like to point out is Here, on the Common Core tab, we can see Under this objective, I'll find a variety of lessons that have this objective tag.

Accessing common core lesson plans

Finding Common Core lesson plans in betterlesson.com is a simple process. The worst part, is there are so many resources, finding the right one for your students can take some time. Let's get started by clicking on the Common Core tab on the top of the screen. One thing I'd like to point out is now we've actually left the main BetterLesson site. If you look at the web browser, we're actually at cc.betterlesson.com. This is important, because if you want to go back to your homepage, simply clicking on the BetterLesson logo no longer works. It's actually going to take us to a list of master teachers.

I can always get back to the Common Core page we were just on by clicking on the Common Core tab. I need to come to the drop down navigation and choose main better lesson. Here, on the Common Core tab, we can see that all of the lessons are broken into two sections. These are the main sections of the Common Core which is mathematics and English language arts. Inside of mathematics, I can see that the lessons are broken out by grade first and then by area of the Common Core. For example, if we're trying to find a lesson for the sound unit we're doing, I know that there might be some functions that go with that. Under eighth grade, I'm going to go and click on Functions to view all of the function objectives.

At this point, I can view all of the Common Core objectives written out that are under the functions category of eighth grade. Once I find an objective I'd like to teach, I can simply click on it. Under this objective, I'll find a variety of lessons that have this objective tag. As I scroll down the page, the second lesson down is the most annoying sound on Earth. Since I'm doing a sound unit, this looks like a lesson that might be interesting for my students. In order to view the entire lesson, I can simply click on the lesson title. I'm now viewing the entire lesson. I can see the objective for the lesson as well as the creator of the lesson. And then have a navigation bar that allows me to quickly jump to various spots inside of the lesson.

For example, if I click on the one, it's going to take me down to the start up, or the first section of this specific lesson. If there's any resources that go with each section in the lesson, those resources have been listed on the right hand side of the page. In order to see the entire section, I can click Expand Content and read all of the information for this particular section. Now, at this point, if this lesson's something that'll work for me, I can simply copy it over to my own lesson planning template in betterlesson.com. However, I can also keep in mind that this particular lesson, made by the master teacher, was part of a unit.

I can click on Unit Two to view all of the units that this particular lesson falls into. I can click on Lesson 15, and view all of the lessons in this particular unit. If I feel that this is a lesson that might be right before or right after something I'd like to teach. I can always use the navigation on the right hand side to quickly take a look at the lesson that should be taught directly before this lesson. Or navigate to a later lesson to see if the content better fits what I'm looking for, for my students. I hope you enjoy exploring the Common Core lesson plans on betterlesson.com and this can be a great tool for both you and your students.

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  1. 5m 4s
    1. Increasing student collaboration with Flipgrid
      5m 4s
  2. 1m 45s
    1. Welcome
      54s
    2. Is this course right for me?
      51s
  3. 12m 43s
    1. What is the flipped classroom?
      4m 16s
    2. Building a flipped lesson plan
      4m 22s
    3. Finding resources
      4m 5s
  4. 12m 33s
    1. Using Evernote to organize your classroom
      7m 49s
    2. Using Skitch to create dynamic presentations
      4m 44s
  5. 16m 29s
    1. What is Common Core?
      4m 52s
    2. ELA/Literacy
      6m 41s
    3. Mathematics
      4m 56s
  6. 10m 2s
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      6m 18s
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      3m 44s
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      7m 47s
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      11m 44s
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      11m 0s
    2. Modifying assignments quickly
      11m 21s
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      8m 51s
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    2. Kodu
      2m 1s
    3. Writing your first program
      6m 46s
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      9m 48s
  17. 6m 39s
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      6m 39s
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      10m 14s
  19. 6m 35s
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      2m 53s
    2. Exploring educational uses of todaysmeet.com
      3m 42s
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      4m 19s
  21. 10m 55s
    1. Online learning with bContext
      1m 7s
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      9m 48s
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      2m 3s
    2. Selecting a website platform
      3m 50s
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      3m 55s
    2. Teaching proper Internet use
      6m 57s
  24. 10m 42s
    1. Learning through interactions
      4m 6s
    2. Creating social learning experiences
      6m 36s
  25. 15m 7s
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      7m 7s
    2. Sharing a list of websites
      3m 57s
    3. Creating a resource collection for students
      4m 3s
  26. 10m 57s
    1. Lesson planning with Common Curriculum
      4m 47s
    2. Managing your instructional schedule
      6m 10s
  27. 10m 11s
    1. Piktochart in education
      3m 20s
    2. Creating infographics
      6m 51s
  28. 9m 24s
    1. Exploring the role of a learning management system
      3m 56s
    2. Three free learning management systems
      5m 28s
  29. 8m 57s
    1. Understanding crowdfunding
      3m 27s
    2. Explore education crowdfunding tools
      5m 30s
  30. 6m 48s
    1. Creating drag-and-drop lessons
      4m 50s
    2. Using pre-created resources
      1m 58s
  31. 7m 22s
    1. Exploring VoiceThread
      3m 46s
    2. Creating and sharing a VoiceThread
      3m 36s
  32. 6m 44s
    1. Lesson planning with BetterLesson.com
      4m 1s
    2. Accessing common core lesson plans
      2m 43s
  33. 6m 45s
    1. Exploring the free resources
      2m 59s
    2. Exploring the teacher portal
      3m 46s
  34. 7m 1s
    1. How does donorschoose.org work?
      2m 42s
    2. Creating compelling projects
      4m 19s
  35. 8m 31s
    1. Adding your classroom as a project
      3m 0s
    2. Building awareness through social media
      5m 31s
  36. 7m 41s
    1. Find high quality lessons for your classroom
      5m 27s
    2. Assess the quality of lesson materials
      2m 14s
  37. 11m 58s
    1. Selling lessons plans on TeachersPayTeachers.com
      1m 39s
    2. Uploading lesson plans for sale
      10m 19s
  38. 6m 40s
    1. Lesson planning on an iPad
      3m 53s
    2. Creating recorded lessons on an iPad
      2m 47s
  39. 4m 41s
    1. Maximizing class downtime with DuoLingo
      3m 13s
    2. Creating self-motivated learners using DuoLingo
      1m 28s
  40. 6m 13s
    1. Adding the Office Mix PowerPoint plugin
      2m 58s
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      3m 15s
  41. 7m 39s
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      7m 39s
  42. 2m 37s
    1. Lesson planner at learner.org
      2m 37s
  43. 2m 55s
    1. Real-world learning in the classroom
      2m 55s
  44. 6m 49s
    1. Formative assessments with Pear Deck
      6m 49s

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