ERIC Number: ED434342
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
New Mexico Language Arts Content Area Standards and Benchmarks.
This guide states that New Mexico's Language Arts Content Standards and Benchmarks are built upon the Competency Frameworks adopted by the State Board of Education in 1992. The guide further states that the first two content standards are comprised of Unifying Concepts that represent universal language skills that apply not only to language arts, but also embody communication in all disciplines. The next six content standards are organized around the following topics: Listen and Read; Speak and Write; Appreciate and Respect; and Access, Analyze, and Inform. The guide explains that the 10 Language Arts Content Standards and Benchmarks represent the skills and attributes of language that allow people to understand and be understood in an ever-changing world. The expectation of the guide is that these content standards and benchmarks will provide a coherent structure to guide curriculum, instruction, and assessment. In the guide the materials are divided into sections for grades K-4, 5-8, and 9-12, with an easy-to-follow and easy-to-read format. (Contains a 21-item list of resources.) (NKA)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Benchmarking, Communication Skills, Elementary Secondary Education, Language Arts, State Standards, Student Educational Objectives
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Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
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Authoring Institution: Center for the Education and Study of Diverse Populations, Rio Rancho, NM.
Identifiers - Location: New Mexico