Resources to Support Sharing the Common Core with Families
The following materials can be used, adapted, or sampled from in order to share information about the Common Core standards and changes to the upcoming State tests for grades 3-8 with families during parent-teacher conferences or other school events:
To support conversations with families about Common Core-aligned student work, review and modify this Protocol for Conversations with Families. You can also utilize this Template for Sharing Student Work. Samples include: ELA Grade 2, ELA Grade 8, ELA Grades 9-10, Math Grade 2, Math Grade 8, and HS Algebra.
Additional resources to support families can be found on the Understanding the Common Core page.
Resources to Support Parent Teacher Conferences
Parent-teacher conferences are a valuable way to work with your parent community to promote a shared responsibility for student achievement. To introduce and engage families in the Common Core, review Maximizing Parent-Teacher Conferences and Resources to Support Sharing the Common Core with Families below: