Companion Resources for Supporting Students in a Time of Core Standards: English Language Arts, Grades PreK-2 - NCTE

Companion Resources for Supporting Students in a Time of Core Standards: English Language Arts, Grades PreK-2

This site offers companion materials for the book Supporting Students in a Time of Core Standards: English Language Arts, Grades PreK-2 by Susi Long with William Hutchinson and Justine Neiderhiser. (Click here to purchase a copy.)

Resources include:

General Standards-related Resources

Updates on CCSS assessments from the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC)and the SMARTER Balanced Assessment Consortium

Visit the Teaching and Learning Forum in the NCTE Connected Community to discuss the CCSS with other teachers and to share your experiences.

Visit ReadWriteThink.org for free lesson plans, student interactives, parent and afterschool resources, and more!

Appendix B: NCTE Principles

NCTE Principles Regarding Teachers as Decision-Makers

Features of Literacy Programs: A Decision-Making Matrix (NCTE Commission on Reading, 2005) PDF

Resolution on Scripted Curricula (2008)

Resolution on Affirming the Role of Teachers and Students in Developing Curriculum (2010)

NCTE Principles Regarding Reading Instruction

On Reading, Learning to Read, and Effective Reading Instruction: An Overview of What We Know and How We Know It (NCTE Commission on Reading)

NCTE Principles Regarding the Teaching of Writing

NCTE Beliefs about the Teaching of Writing (Writing Study Group of the NCTE Executive Committee, 2004)

NCTE Principles Regarding Teaching English Language Learners

NCTE Position Paper on the Role of English Teachers in Educating English Language Learners (ELLs) (NCTE ELL Task Force, 2006)

NCTE Principles Regarding 21st Century Literacies

21st Century Curriculum and Assessment Framework (2008)

NCTE Principles Regarding Assessment

Standards for the Assessment of Reading and Writing, Revised Edition (Joint IRA-NCTE Task Force on Assessment, 2009)