Resource Library

The Center on Standards and Assessment Implementation (CSAI) reviews a variety of resources, ranging from guidance documents, research papers, and policy briefs to tools and websites aimed at supporting state and local education agency leadership in making decisions about their standards, assessment programs, and accountability systems. Reviewed resources are added monthly. 

ELA Gazette

The CCRS Gazette template is used to guide teachers' analysis of the standards as a collection of grade-level expectations.

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Date created: 06/01/2015 - 14:01

Getting a Handle on the Standards - Worksheet 5 Note Taking Worksheet - Implication Coding

After examining the new Mathematics and ELA & Literacy CCSS in depth, an important next step in thinking about the CCSS is to determine what existing lessons are currently aligned to the standards. Use Worksheet #5 to complete this task.

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Date created: 05/29/2015 - 15:18

Getting a Handle on the Standards - Worksheet 6 Implication Coding Worksheet - Identifying Needed Resources

After examining the new Mathematics and ELA & Literacy CCSS in depth, an important next step in thinking about the CCSS is to determine what existing curricular materials are currently available for providing instruction in each of the standards. Use Worksheet #6 to complete this task.

Number of views: 64
Date created: 05/29/2015 - 15:19

Selecting Text Tool

This tool is designed to help teachers make appropriate text selections for their classroom. For additional information, see the complementary CSAI resource, Supporting Students in Close Reading.

Number of views: 55
Date created: 06/01/2015 - 14:04

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