• Instructional Materials & Assessment Rubrics

    Rubrics for evaluating the alignment of instructional and assessment materials to the Shifts. Many of the resources presented are part of the Materials Alignment Toolkit, developed in partnership with Achieve, the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) and the Council of Great City Schools (CGCS).

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    Additional resources to deepen your understanding of what it means to be aligned to college- and career-ready standards

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  • Textbook Alignment

    Review textbooks for alignment to the Shifts.

  • Lesson Alignment

    Review and/or create lessons aligned to the Shifts.

  • Assessment Alignment

    Review and/or create assessment items and assessments aligned to the Shifts.