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FL DOE Language Arts Update CLAS Spring Meeting June 1, 2009. Susan Watt Language Arts Program Specialist Bureau of Curriculum and Instruction. Draft Language Arts Standards Reviewers (Non- educators). Parent 61 Business Representative 6 Out-of-State Stakeholder 37 Other 88 TOTAL 192.

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FL DOE Language Arts UpdateCLAS Spring MeetingJune 1, 2009

Susan Watt

Language Arts Program Specialist

Bureau of Curriculum and Instruction


Draft Language Arts Standards Reviewers (Non- educators)

  • Parent 61

  • Business Representative 6

  • Out-of-State Stakeholder 37

  • Other 88

  • TOTAL192


Draft Language Arts Standards Reviewers (Fl Educators)

  • State Level Educator 169

  • District Level Educator 238

  • School Level Administrator 86

  • K12 School Level Educator 2441

  • 2441 Postsecondary Educator 30

  • TOTAL2964


Draft Language Arts Standards Educator Levels

  • University 112

  • Community College 7

  • Technical School 2

  • High School 702

  • Middle School 731

  • Elementary School 1289

  • PreK 16

  • Other 105

  • TOTAL2964


Draft Language Arts Standards Top 5 Content Area Reviewers

  • Language Arts 2006

  • Reading 795

  • Mathematics 59

  • Technical Education 26

  • Science 23


Draft Language Arts Standards

  • TOTALComments = 45,000 !!!

  • The Public Review url:

  • http://tools.fcit.usf.edu/lasreview


Next Generation SSS for Language Arts Expert Reviewers

  • Dr. Janet Allen

  • Internationally-renowned literacy consultant; founder of the Literacy Leadership CollaborativeDr. Susan Cress

  • Professor of Elementary Education and Literacy at University of Indiana, South Bend

  • Dr. Barbara Foorman

  • Professor of Education and Director of the Florida Center for Reading Research at Florida State University

  • Dr. Sandra Stotsky

  • University of Arkansas; Professor of Education Reform in the Department of Education Reform

  • Dr. Christine Tell and Achieve Panel:

  • Joanne Eresh, Liz Haydel - Achieve


Excerpts from SB 1908 – Next Generation Sunshine State Standards

  • Language arts standards must establish specific curricular content for, at a minimum,

  • the reading process, literary analysis, the writing process, writing applications, communication, and information and media literacy.


SB 1908 incorporated into 6 Strands

  • Reading Process

  • Literature

  • Informational Text

  • Writing

  • Listening, Speaking, Collaborating

  • Research, Media and ICT Literacies


Excerpts from SB 1908 – Next Generation Sunshine State Standards

  • The language arts standards must identify significant literary genres and authors that encompass a comprehensive range of historical periods.


In Addition

  • At each K-12 grade level

    • Six (6) Titles Named

      • Grade appropriate

      • Examples, not mandated


Final Revision and Editing Meeting in Tallahassee

  • July 6-7, 2009

    • Book List Subcommittee

    • Glossary Subcommittee

  • July 8-10, 2009

    • All strands


Timeline for Completion

  • Board Approval: September 2009

  • Crosswalk: Early spring

  • Implementation: 2010-2011 school year


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