English Language Arts

Click here to go to the Common Core State Standards Initiative website or click here to download the Application of Common Core State Standards for English Language Learners.

Constructing Meaning: Explicit Language for Secondary Content Instruction offers teachers the process and the tools to identify specific, content-driven language objectives and design instruction to address those objectives. A backward design approach is fused with the principles of second language acquisition to create student-centered classrooms in which rigorous academic teaching includes explicit language instruction. See http://www.elachieve.org/cm for more information.