Deciding what supplementary materials to purchase for your classroom can be a quite daunting task. First you must check to make sure that the supplementary materials are aligned with your state’s standards and above all, you must check to make sure that these materials require your students to think.
This tool will help you decide whether the supplementary material that you are considering for classroom use is worth the purchase. The more checks you place on the checklist, the better the materials are for supplementary support. There is also a comments section for your usage to capture your thoughts and ideas about the materials. The scale below will help you rate the supplementary materials.