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. 

Secondary School Yearlong Planning Template for ELA

The Yearlong Plan template is used to organize the new and recurring work of the grade-level into a thoughtful sequence of learning for the year.

Number of views: 100
Date created: 06/01/2015 - 14:02

ELA Gazette

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

Number of views: 80
Date created: 06/01/2015 - 14:01

Elementary School Yearlong Planning for ELA

The Yearlong Plan template is used to organize the new and recurring work of the grade-level into a thoughtful sequence of learning for the year.

Number of views: 127
Date created: 06/01/2015 - 13:59

Lesson-Sized Learning Goals and Success Criteria

This tool is used to record the Learning Goals and Success Criteria of lesson-sized stacks of Building Blocks. Teachers may choose to use one template per stack or record multiple stacks on the same template.

Number of views: 386
Date created: 06/01/2015 - 13:57

Building Blocks of a Standard

This tool is used to organize teachers’ analysis of grade-level math CCRS in an instructionally meaningful way.

Number of views: 469
Date created: 06/01/2015 - 13:56

Long Term Goals-Math Yearlong Plan

This tool is designed to be used in tandem with the Gazette and helps teachers arrange the CCRS in math into a yearlong sequence of learning.

Number of views: 136
Date created: 06/01/2015 - 13:43

Long Term Goals-Math Gazette

This tool is used to organize teachers’ analysis of grade-level math CCRS in an instructionally meaningful way. 

Number of views: 128
Date created: 06/01/2015 - 13:42

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: 60
Date created: 05/29/2015 - 15:19

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