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Re: elementary NYS common core math modules pacing
Posted:
Sep 19, 2013 3:21 PM



Would you be willing to share the Modules for Algebra 1? I teach at a private school and we have found very little information on the State website.
On Thursday, September 19, 2013, Kristina Newtown wrote:
> Our district has also adopted the NYS Common Core Modules up through > Algebra 1. As an Algebra 1 teacher, I can tell you that I am already > behind with the pacing. Not only do we only have 40 minute periods rather > than 45 minutes, but there is absolutely no time to review questions from > homework, or review topics from previous year's that the students may be > weak on and need to master before moving on the with Common Core. I'm > struggling but trying my best to stay as close to the pacing as possible > and then hope that I can trim later on. Modules 3 and 4 were just released > and we're still waiting on 5 at the high school, so I am not yet sure what > can be cut if anything. I feel like some of the teaching strategies are > "silly" at the high school level. For instance, my students already know > how to apply the distributive property algebraically and yet I'm required > to show them how to apply it through a graphic model. Is this absolutely > necessary? > > > Kristina Newtown > Mathematics > FrankfortSchuyler High School > 605 Palmer Street > Frankfort, New York 13340 > > Phone: (315)8957461 > > >>> ansexton <ansexton@nanuetsd.org <javascript:;>> 9/19/2013 8:53 AM >>> > Our district has adopted the NYS Common Core modules for K6. Our teachers > have been having a very difficult time keeping to the very tight pacing of > the modules. We are anxious that if we slow down because our students have > not had the previous year's modules, then we will miss modules that will be > tested. > Are other districts using these? Do you have the same issues? What are > teachers doing to strategically cut so the curriculum can be taught since > it is paced from day 1 to day 180? > > > > > > > If you are not the intended recipient, be advised that you have received > this message in error and that any use, dissemination, forwarding, > printing, or copying is strictly prohibited. The information contained in > this electronic message and any attachments to this message are intended > for the exclusive use of the addressee(s) and may contain information that > is confidential, privileged, and/or otherwise exempt from disclosure under > applicable law. >
 Natasha



