Topic: Common Core Standards - English Language Arts
Target Audience: K-12 ELA Teachers
Presenter(s): Lisa Brown and Zach Fletcher
Date: August 3rd, 8 -11
Description: The Common Core Standards represent a national, collaborative effort to provide educators with a common understanding of what students are expected to learn in English and Math. PA has adopted these standards and will be transitioning to their full use by July 2013. Attend this session to begin to familiarize yourself with the ELA Common Core Standards and their comparison to the current PA Standards.

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Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Initiative Site:


http://www.corestandards.org

Standards Aligned System (SAS) Site:


http://pdesas.org


English Language Arts CCSS:








Crosswalks with PA Academic Standards: