ERIC Number: ED448451
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Reading/Language Arts Framework for California Public Schools: Kindergarten through Grade Twelve.
O'Malley, Edward, Ed.
This framework addresses reading, writing, speaking, listening, and written and oral English-language conventions for the full range of learners across all grade levels. Each grade level contains sections on Standards and Instruction, Curricular and Instructional Profile, and English-Language Arts Content Standards. The standards give special emphasis to continuity and progression in the language arts curriculum and to building blocks of proficiency between grade levels. The framework describes the curriculum and instruction necessary to help students achieve levels of mastery and stresses linkages among curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Chapters include: (1) Introduction to the Framework; (2) Goal and Key Components of Effective Language Arts Instruction; (3) Content Standards and Instructional Practices, Kindergarten through Grade Three; (4) Content Standards and Instructional Practices, Grades Four through Eight; (5) Content Standards and Instructional Practices, Grades Nine through Twelve; (6) Assessment of Proficiency in the Language Arts; (7) Universal Access to the Language Arts Curriculum; (8) Responsibilities and Support for Proficiency in the Language Arts; and (9) Development and Evaluation of Instructional Materials. (Contains 195 references. Appendixes contain "Matrix for the English-Language Arts Content Standards, by Grade" and "Representative Content Standards and Instructional Connections for the Language Arts," as well as a 71-item glossary of selected terms.) (EF)
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Elementary Secondary Education, English Curriculum, Evaluation Criteria, Instructional Design, Language Arts, State Standards
CDE Press, Sales Office, California Dept. of Education, P.O. Box 271, Sacramento, CA 95812-0271 ($17.50). Tel: 800-995-4099 (Toll Free); Fax 916-323-0823.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Div. of Special Education.