Check out this website that supports teachers striving to increase student achievement in mathematics through targeted and engaging instruction.
It organizes free resources for elementary teachers using EngageNY, provides tools for preparing students for the Smarter Balanced Assessment in Grades 3-11, organizes and provides reformatted performance tasks that are print-ready and provides standards-based engaging activities for use in the classroom.
This collection of resources and materials from all over the United States support implementation of the EngageNY Math curriculum. Find links to compacted pacing guides, video lessons, parent support materials, and free printable templates.
The Smarter Balanced Assessment support materials include resources illustrating the level to which Smarter Balanced will assess grade-specific targets, what academic vocabulary will be used and a variety of sample items. Resources are also available for use in the classroom such as assessment item slide shows, flash cards and student workbooks for each grade level.
Check out the performance task link with tasks to download and use with your students. Consider scaffolding the tasks so students can build up their perseverance and confidence throughout the year. The goal is for most students to complete one of these independently in 40-60 minutes.