Korematsu has writing coaches who work with students in specific English and ELD classes on their essays. This is a great program that helps personalize learning for students, and connects volunteers to the school.
Common Core State Standards Systems Implementation Plan for California (PDF)
A Look at Grades Seven and Eight in California Public Schools (PDF)
A Look at Grades Seven and Eight in California Public Schools: Transitioning to the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts and Mathematics is an online publication that contains grade-level chapters with short descriptive narratives and the content standards for the CCSS in English language arts and mathematics.
These flexible, ready-to-use modules were developed to support educators in the understanding and effective implementation of the CCSS.
English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science and Technical Subjects Common Core Standards (PDF)
CCSS ELA and Literacy Resources
Resources to support the teaching of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English language arts (ELA) and literacy.
Mathematics Common Core Standards (PDF)
CCSS Mathematics Resources
Resources to support the teaching of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for mathematics.
Math Coaching Consortium