ELA 3-8 Summary of Alignment & Usability

The instructional materials for grades 6, 7, and 8 meet the expectations of alignment and usability. Over each grade, texts are of high quality and include rigorous reading, writing, speaking and listening, and language practice. Students have opportunity to engage with texts and tasks that promote knowledge building and are engaging. Supports for teachers to implement the materials with fidelity are clear and include guidance for differentiating to authentically grow students’ skills.