# Resources

## Resources

Professional Development Tools

## Student Work Samples for Consumer Sense Task

These samples of student work for the Consumer Sense Task’s item 5 were used by a coach as part of her formative assessment lesson.

Professional Development Tools

## Initial Sort of Student Work Samples Template

A simple template such as this allows teachers to sort papers into general categories of high, medium, and low success before they begin formal scoring.

Professional Development Tools

## Identifying the Mathematics and Anticipating Issues

This planning template guides teachers as they plan to implement performance tasks with students.

Classroom Materials

## Consumer Sense Rubric

This rubric identifies the core elements of performance required by the Consumer Sense Task, specifies the criteria for each section of the task, and highlights the standards addressed by the task.

Classroom Materials

This mathematics performance task involves comparing three Internet plan options. Students create equations for each of the plans and determine which plans are most cost-effective under which circumstances.

Research

## A Brief Summary of the Common Core Shifts

Based on Key Shifts in Mathematics, this document from WestEd's STEM program lays out the three main shifts that educators need to understand in order to provide effective math instruction under the Standards.

Professional Development Tools

## Online Resources to Support Planning in ELA Instruction

These web-based resources provide additional resources and support for teachers as they move through the process of planning performance tasks in English Language Arts.

Classroom Video

## Modifying Instruction in ELA

An instructional coach delivers feedback to a class and, based on her analysis of their work on the mini-task, modifies instruction in the classroom.

Classroom Video

## Giving Feedback on ELA Assessments

Observe as an instructional coach prepares and delivers feedback to students regarding their performance on a writing mini-task that required them to select and analyze evidence from a text.

Professional Development Videos

## Analyzing/Interpreting Evidence in ELA

Observe as an instructional coach and teacher analyze and evaluate student work in the Selecting and Analyzing Evidence Lesson using a modified Smarter Balanced rubric.