Literacy-Based Planning and Assessment

Explore the links at this site for guidelines on designing multi-literacy performance assessments informed by the Core Standards for Literacy, for  information on school-wide rubrics revised to align to the literacy standards, and for implementation strategies in our classrooms.

“The standards insist that instruction in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and language be a shared responsibility within the school” (5). 

MA Curriculum Frameworks for English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects

“It is time to recognize that standards are not just promises to our children, but promises we intend to keep” (4). 

MA Curriculum Framework for Mathematics