There are three major shifts in the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy:
- Building knowledge through content-rich nonfiction
- Reading, writing and speaking grounded in evidence from text, both literary and informational
- Regular practice with complex text and its academic language
Please use the valuable resources at the left to learn about and use the CCSS for ELA and Literacy.
Check out ELA teacher Lisa Tsuruda talking about the Common Core in the video below: