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1ACTFL’s Alignment of the Standards with the Common Core 11
2Presentation GoalsProvide an update on ACTFL’s involvement with alignment effortHelp you to understanding the connection between the Common Core English Arts Standard and the National Foreign Standards for Foreign Language LearningEncourage feedbackJacque2
3Poll Everywhere How familiar are you with the Common Core? Has your State adopted the Common Core?Is your state and/or district working with the Common Core Standards?If yes, has this impacted World Languages?Martin3
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11What are the Common Core Standards? “Common Core Standards define the knowledge and skills students should have within their K-12 education careers so that they will graduate high school able to succeed in entry-level, credit-bearing academic college courses and in workforce training programs.” (NGA & CCSSO, 2010)CCSS will impact states, districts, educators, parents, students.JacqueThey will impact: Students, Parents, Educators, Districts, StatesSTUDENTS:College & Career Focus. It will help prepare students with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in college and careersConsistent. Expectations will be consistent for all kids and not dependent on a students zip codeMobility. It will help students with transitions between statesStudent Ownership. Clearer standards will help students understand what is expected of them and allow for more self-directed learning by studentsPARENTS:Clarity. Helps parents understand exactly what students need to know and be able to doSupport. Helps parents support their children and educators by making expectations clear and goals highEquity. Provides equal access to a high quality educationInvolvement. Provides opportunities to meaningfully engage parentsEDUCATORSTraining. Allows for more focused pre-service and professional developmentValid Assessments. Assures that what is taught is aligned with assessments including formative, summative, and benchmarkingOwn the “How”. Provides the opportunity for instructors to tailor curriculum and teaching methodsDepth. Informs the development of a curriculum that promotes deep understanding for all childrenGood for STATESGlobal. Allows states to align curricula to internationally benchmarked standardsBest Practices. Allows states and districts to ensure professional development for educators is based on best practicesCompetition. Creates the opportunity for America to compete for high-wage, high skill jobs in a knowledge-based economyState Assessment. Allows for the development of a “Next Generation” state assessmentPolicies. Provides the opportunity to compare and evaluate policies that artifact students achievement across states and districts1111
12Impetus for the Common Core State Standards Currently, every state has its own set of academic standards, meaning public educated students are learning different content at different ratesAll students must be prepared to compete with not only their American peers in the next state, but with students around the worldJacque1212
13Development of Common Core Standards Joint initiative of:Supported by:-Achieve -ACT-College Board -48 States and 3 TerritoriesJacque1313
14What is the Impact of the Common Core? The CCSS mandates the student learning outcomes for every grade level.The CCSS force a common language.Students will be tested and instructional effectiveness will be measured based on CCSS.Federal funding is tied to CCSS adoption, implementation, and accountability.English Language Arts and Mathematics CCSS are just the beginning. . .more subject area standards are being developed.Jacque1414
15Content of the Common Core ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS*MATHEMATICSJacque1515
16Portrait of Students Who Meet ELA Standards Demonstrate independenceBuild strong content knowledgeRespond to the varying demands of audience, task, purpose, and disciplineComprehend as well as critiqueValue evidenceUse technology and digital media strategically and capablyCome to understand other perspectives and culturesJacque16
17Overview to English Language Arts Standards Common Core Standards for English Language Arts and Literacyin History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical SubjectsCollege and Career Readiness (CCR) Anchor Standards for each strand:• Reading • Writing• Speaking and Listening •LanguageOverarching targets for each grade band:K-5, 6-8, 9-10, 11-12Technical subjects: defined as engineering, technology, business, design, and other workforce-related subjects; technical aspects of wider fields of study such as art and musicJacque17
18Strands of English Language Arts Standards Reading: Text complexity and growth of comprehensionGrades K-5: Literature and Informational TextGrades K-5: Reading Standards – Foundational SkillsGrades 6-12: Literature and Informational TextWriting: Text types, responding to reading, and researchSpeaking and Listening: Flexible communication and collaborationLanguage: Conventions and vocabularyJacque18
20TABLE DISCUSSIONHow is your state/district using the Common Core State Standards?How is the CCSS effort affecting or might it affect your work with World Languages?Jacque20
21English Language Arts Standards » Anchor Standards » College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for WritingText Types and Purposes1. Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.2. Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.3. Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.Martin21
22English Language Arts Standards » Anchor Standards » College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for ReadingKey Ideas and DetailsRead closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.Martin22
23Process for the development of the “crosswalk” document. Small panel to develop draftExpert reviewDraft for presentation at the Delegate AssemblyFeedback from the field.
24Overview of the Draft Document Common Core State Standards-ELAStandards for Learning LanguagesReadingInterpretive (Reading, Listening, Viewing)Key Ideas and Details1. Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the textInterpretive CommunicationStudents demonstrate comprehension of content from authentic audio and visual resources.Practices and Products of CultureStudents examine, compare and reflect on products, practices, and/or perspectives of the target culture(s).Acquiring New InformationStudents acquire information from other content areas using authentic sources2. Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize key supporting details and ideas3. Analyze how and why individuals, events, or ideas develop and interact over the course of a textMartin24
25Intermediate Students Novice StudentsIntermediate StudentsAdvanced StudentsComprehend main ideas in developmentally appropriate oral/visual narratives based on familiar themes and highly predictable contexts with appropriate support.Interpret informational texts with strong visual support, such as graphs and charts.Understand the main themes and significant details on primarily familiar topics from authentic multimedia and print sources, both informational and narratives with clear storylines.When presented with an inference based on an authentic text, identify if the inference is logical or illogical by citing specific textual evidence to support conclusions drawn from the textDetermine the main ideas and significant details of discussions, lectures, and presentations on current or past events from the target culture or other content areas.Interpret the principal elements of technical, informational and narrative literary texts on topics of current and historical importance to the target culture.Martin25
26English Language Arts Standards » SPEAKING AND LISTENING» Jacque26
27TABLE DISCUSSION How can this crosswalk document be used to benefit: a) World Language learning and teaching? b) the World Language profession?Jacque27