English Language Arts Resources


Common Core - English Language Arts (ELA)



MAISA ELA Units Developed to support the Common Core:

Click on the site below and in the filter box on left side of the web page, pull down the

"by Map Type" and choose Common Core from the drop-down menu. Then select the

corresponding Course from the chart.



Michigan Department of Education English Language Arts Webpage:




Michigan Reading Association Home Page- http://michiganreading.org/


International Reading Association Home Page- http://www.reading.org/


International Reading Association's lesson plan bonaza: read-write-think- http://www.reading.org/Resources/LessonPlans.aspx


The Common Core Curriculum Mapping Project provides educators with

high-quality, low-cost curriculum tools based on the Common Core State

Standards. 76 detailed ELA Curriculum Maps in have been viewed more than 9

million times since they went online in August 2010. Sample lesson plans help

K-12 educators create the kind of "well-developed, content-rich curriculum"

called for in the Common Core- http://www.commoncore.org/


North Carolina's Live Binder Site for ELA Common Core Resources:

comprehensive, easy to use, and fun to explore- http://www.livebinders.com/play/play/297779


Education Northwest (formerly known as Northwest Regional Educational

Laboratory) Common Core State Standards English Language Arts (ELA)

Resources- http://educationnorthwest.org/resource/1332


Common Core Toolkit - Engage New York- offers some great resources

including explanations about the shifts in instruction that must occur with the

adoption and implementation of the common core- http://engageny.org/resource/common-core-toolkit


ELA Resources: The Common Core Conversation-join in! One site stop for

countless ELA connections! - http://www.commoncoreconversation.com/ela-resources.html