The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) website contains web version of the standards or PDF versions to download or print.

Powerpoint DocumentRoll-out PowerPoint from November 22, 2010 (Ingham ISD)

Alignment Documents


Word DocumentOverview of 5th-8th grade CCSS with changes from GLCEs     
Mathematics "crosswalk" documents are available on the MCTM website.    
PDF DocumentStandards for Mathematical Practices grid - for aligning and evaluating your mathematics instruction.

English Language Arts

Word DocumentCCSS ELA Analysis Tool       
Word DocumentK-2 ELA Alignment document from MDE        
Word Document3-5 ELA Alignment document from MDE      
Word Document6-8 ELA Alignment document from MDE     
Word Document9-CCR ELA Alignment document from MDE    
Word DocumentPrintable Scavenger Hunt      
Word DocumentDeconstruction of Exemplar Text       
Word DocumentHigh-incidence Academic Word List from Averil Coxhead

Links to other national standards initiatives


SMARTER-Balanced Assessment Consortium

Science education standards

Plan to develop "Next Generation" science standards, by Achieve, Inc.       
Word DocumentTimeline for development of New Science Standards (a graphic by Mike Gallagher, Oakland Schools)

Additional resources

Linda Darling Hammond on Becoming Internationally Competitive - a video (08:45)            
Moving Forward With the Common Core , by Sarah Fine, published online in Education Week 10/14/10       
Kent ISD Common Core website, with nice resource page of instructional strategies (among other things)                 
National Technology Plan in support of 21st century learning through the Common Core State Standards       
Partnership for 21st Century Skills - a national effort to integrate 21st Century Skills into all classrooms