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General Instructional Resources


Create a Rubric  Home of Rubistar, a free tool to help teachers create quality rubrics fast and easy.

Teacher Tools & Templates
Free & easy templates for assessments, awards, bulletin boards, calendars, organizers, posters, homework coupons,etc.


 Flash Card Machine#1       Flash Card Maker #2

Reading and Writing Resources

Close Reading Resources (see also special activities section)

Close Reading Exemplars  Lesson plans demonstrating how to teach a close reading lesson.

Reading Inventory This is a free assessment to determine a student's reading level.

Library Thing   and     Good Reads    and  Shelfari
Allows you to find information about books, keep track of the books you have read or want to read, add comments and/or reviews, and exchange ideas about what your are reading.

An interactive forum for students interested in writing and publishing for an audience.

Common Errors in English Usage   Guide to Grammar & Writing  Vocabulary Building Games

Science Resources

 Science Content Standards

Science Curriculum Framework

The Period Table of Videos
Short videos charting the periodic table of elements.

Science Games and Puzzles
Interdisciplinary interactive games in science.

The Scale of the Universe 2
This is an interactive video of (size comparison) that includes the entire universe.Created by Cary Huang, a 14-year-old ninth grader from Moraga, Calif., with technical help from his twin brother Michael.

National Science Digital Library
The nation's online portal for education and research on learning in
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

Social Studies Resources

Social Studies Standards

Social Science Framework

Free website that offers educators, students access to more than 200,000 primary sources such as photographs, documents, newspapers, political cartoons, works of art, diaries, transcribed oral histories, and other cultural artifacts. These materials reveal the history and culture of California and its role in national and world history

CIA World Fact Book
   Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.  Includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.

Thousands of primary sources from the National Archives with documents and activities  to help you teach the history of the US and it government.

DocTeach Toolbox
Analysis worksheets for analyzing written documents, artifacts,cartoons, maps, motion pictures, photographs, posters, sound recordings, etc.

The Constitution in Action
  An interactive comprehension activity.

The Charters of Freedom
   An interactive study of The Bill of Rights, The Declaration of Independence and The Constitution.

Video Conference Workshops
      Introduce your students to the power of primary sources through a video conference from the National Archives and Records Administration!

Math Resources

Intelligent® Function Graphing Calculators that deliver complete graphs: with Automatic Worked-Out Solutions for Algebra, Calculus, and PreCalculus, Including Intercepts, Domain, Range, Symmetry, Maxima & Minima, Asymptotes, Points of Inflection, Concavity, Derivatives, Discontinuities, Holes

Math Homework Helper
Resources to help students master the basics of mathematics of numbers and number operations. Videos and tutorials explain basic operations and help with the mastery of math skills in addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division--essential building blocks for success in mathematics.

National Science Digital Library
The nation's online portal for education and research on learning in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

Math Common Core Collection  
Contains digital learning resources that address concept and skills components of the Math Common Core State Standards. The collection is organized by grade level and domain.