Teaching Tools @ Common Core Implementation Center

Find student-centric materials designed to be used directly in supporting Common Core instruction within the classroom.


Writing 1. Writing Opinions and Arguments

Teach your students to write dynamic opinion pieces about the books they read with these mini lessons.

Try an Opinion Writing Project

Try an ePals CCSS project that reinforces opinion/argument writing.

CCSS Tools



CCSS aligned graphic organizers for reading and writing CCSS aligned checklists for student self-assessment
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Genre Overviews


Introduce literary genres with ePals one-stop information sheets Step by step plans for teaching common Core learning skills and strategies
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