Marylandís College and Career-Ready Standards
In June, 2010, the Maryland State Board of Education adopted the College and Career-Ready Standards for English Language Arts; Literacy in History/Social Studies; and Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects. Since that time, educators from around the state have met to determine the best way for Maryland teachers to transition from the existing State Curriculum to the Marylandís College and Career-Ready Standards. The draft frameworks that follow are the result of this work.
Units of Study
Units of study aligned with the new frameworks have been developed by Maryland educators and shared in the summer academies. Lessons have been aligned with the College and Career-Ready Standards.
How Things Change
A Taste of Words
Being the Best I Can Be
Caring About Myself and Others
Coming Full Circle with Cycles
The Carnival of the Animals
Courageous Leaders - Past and Present
The Language of Lessons
Earth - A Fine Balance
Making a Difference
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It is important to view these frameworks in color. The Standards appear in black and the Essential Skills and Knowledge added by Maryland educators appear in red.
Reading Informational Text
Reading Foundational Skills
Speaking & Listening
Disciplinary Literacy Frameworks
With Maryland's adoption of the Standards, teachers in all subject areas will build discipline - specific literacy into daily instruction. The disciplinary literacy standards are not meant to replace existing content standards in the history, social studies, science, or technical subject classrooms, but rather to support them.