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6-8 Curriculum

Resources for 6-8 Curriculum Support
 
The following resources have been vetted for use by the district curriculum team.  
 
PBL Resources:  During the summer of 2015, NCMS teachers received PBL training from The Buck Institute.  All Buck Institute resources at www.bie.org are appropriate for PBL unit development.  
  • The resources page at Buck Institute provides multiple ancillary materials,templates, and lessons that can be searched by content area and grade level.  
 
Schoolnet Resources:  Log into the IIS using your IAM account.  Click "Classrooms" and "Instructional Materials" to access thousands of lesson plans, unit plans, and instructional materials aligned to the North Carolina Standard Course of Study.
 
Wikicentral:  The NCDPI Wikicentral page is a portal for teachers to access a variety of web resources and materials.  Curriculum content pages, regional webpages, and a variety of other division pages can be found at Wikicentral.  
 
Reaching Illinois Reading Informational Text Resources:  The State Department of Education in Illinois has developed an outstanding resource for ELA teachers to ensure instruction is aligned to the Common Core State Standards for Reading Informational Text.  This resource provides instructional strategies and assessments for learning aligned to each standard at each grade level.  
 
Reaching Illinois Reading Literature Resources:  The State Department of Education in Illinois has developed an outstanding resource for ELA teachers to ensure instruction is aligned to the Common Core State Standards for Reading Literature.  This resource provides instructional strategies and assessments for learning aligned to each standard at each grade level.  
 
NCCS Compass Instructional Strategies:  Each month the NCCS Curriculum Team provides a variety of instructional resources for teachers to consider in their classrooms.  
 
The Best Instructional Strategies:  This handout provides a variety of instructional strategies for classroom consideration. 
 
 
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