Use this template to plan daily lessons aligned to ELA/literacy standards.Read more

Learn how Word Sorts can support the learning of foundational skills.Read more

K-12 annotated student writing samples illustrating the integration of content understanding and writing in the three types of writing expected by the CCSS. There are two types of resources available:

On-Demand Writing provides a progression of writing across grades (K-5 and 6-12);...Read more

If you use rubrics to score ELA projects, then you know that crafting new rubrics is worthwhile, but time consuming. The many sample rubrics shared on this page may assist teachers in thinking through the criteria for evaluating fairly ELA and other language-based projects.Read more

Text Analysis Worksheets, one for literary text and one for informational text, are useful tools for educators to help evaluate the complexity and appropriateness of texts for instructional use. There is a Text Analysis Worksheet for informational text and for literary text.Read more

The Previ Passage Selection Guidelines were developed to guide the selection of texts for instruction and assessment. The guidelines focus on important shifts in emphasis that are called for in new college- and career-ready standards for ELA/literacy, in particular an emphasis on developing...Read more

The ELA Evidence Tables were developed in collaboration with many educators to guide the development of the summative assessment. The Evidence Tables describe the knowledge and skills that an assessment item or a task elicits from students. They can also be used to guide the development of...Read more

The ELA Evidence Tables were developed in collaboration with many educators to guide the development of the summative assessment. The Evidence Tables describe the knowledge and skills that an assessment item or a task elicits from students. They can also be used to guide the development of...Read more

The K-2 ELA Evidence Tables were developed in collaboration with many educators to guide the development of the K-2 performance tasks. The Evidence Tables can also be used to guide the development of local instruction and formative assessment.Read more

The Model Content Frameworks help to clarify the standards by illustrating how key content shifts from grade to grade. They also show how teachers and curriculum writers can frame instruction using the standards throughout the academic year. MCFs are neither a curriculum nor a replacement of the...Read more

In this video, Dr. Bonnie A. Hain leads participants through a brief lesson on how to use several PARCC resources to plan ELA instruction. Questions to consider while viewing the video include:
• What can you learn from looking at sample assessment tasks?
• Why is it helpful to use...Read more

There are 16 ELA and 16 Math performance tasks (K-2) which can be accessed in the Formative Instructional Tasks section of the PRC . The tasks are designed to engage students in learning while you observe how students demonstrate proficiencies with respect to the standards embedded in the tasks...Read more