English Language Arts
Common Core demands that students build knowledge through content rich nonfiction.
Advances Tied to Text Complexity
PARCC assesses not just ELA but a full range of reading and writing across the disciplines of science and social studies.
PARCC simulates research on the assessment, including the comparison and synthesis of ideas across a range of informational sources.
model Content Frameworks for ELA
Model Content Frameworks for Content area teachers
SAMPLE LESSON PLANS
INCORPORATING READING IN The ELA CLASSROOM
Sample lesson plans
incorporating reading in content area classrooms
In the Math class:
In the History class:
In the Science class:
Performance Level Descriptors