K-3 English Language Arts Common Core State Standards. Job Alike Session #1 – Overview of ELA CCSS 3:00 – 4:30 & 3:30 – 5:15. Objective #1: Preparing Teachers and Students for CCSS. YOU ARE HERE. CCSS
Job Alike Session #1 – Overview of ELA CCSS
3:00 – 4:30 & 3:30 – 5:15
YOU ARE HERE
2013 – 2014
4-5 Roll Out
K-3 Roll Out
2011-2012 School Year
What do you already know about the organization and key vocabulary of the ELA CCSS?
Place a yellow dot on the appropriate poster. We will end the session with a post assessment.
Read and highlight
key ideas and
Shift 1: Increase Reading of Informational Text
SF meets criteria for balance between literature and informational texts.
Text Complexity for Grade 2-3
Grade 3 - SF meets criteria
Grade 2 – SF complexity range
falls slightly below CCSS expectations.
Shift 3: Academic Vocabulary
Scott Foresman includes explicit and systematic academic vocabulary instruction.
Shift 4: Text-based Answers
Questions at end of anthology
selections need be revised to
meet criteria of ELA CCSS.
Shift 5: Increase Writing from Sources
Teachers need to emphasize using evidence
from texts when teaching informational, persuasive
and research writing units. Additional
units for opinion writing need to be
Shift 6: Literacy Instruction in All Content
Intended for middle and high-school
-State Departments of Education
-Parents and Students
Reading Literature (RL)
Reading Informational Text (RI) Reading Foundational Skills (RF)
Speaking and Listening (SL)
College and Career Readiness (CCR)
Broad expectations consistent across grades and content areas
Based on evidence
about college and
Grade-specific end-of-year expectations
Cumulative progression of skills and understandings
One-to-one correspondence with CCR standards
Place a blue dot on the appropriate poster.
Next Session - Bring:
SF Teacher Edition Unit #2
ELA Common Core State Standards