ELA: All Resources, Research and Curriculum

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ELA PD Overview and Suggested Sequence
All in one place—the suggested sequence of PD from the ELA Curriculum & Instruction PD Center, and a broad overview of what we have to offer.
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Standards
There are many standards, frameworks, and guidelines to mine for useful information and guidance. College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education (CCRSAE) Explore our gathered resources about the CCRSAE . Massachusetts Professional Standards for Teachers of Adult Basic Education Review...
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ELA Curriculum Unit: "Where Did You Hear That? Becoming Critical Consumers of News Media"
" Where Did You Hear That? Becoming Critical Consumers of News Media " is a CCRSAE-aligned unit for ABE students at GLE 4–8, adaptable for GLE 9–12. (See other standards-aligned curricula.) " Where Did You Hear That? Becoming Critical Consumers of News Media " was developed by Kristi Kaeppel, lead...
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Introduction to the CCRSAE for ELA (video)
Watch a 15-minute narrated introduction to the College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education (CCRSAE) for ELA. This is an update of the similar video created in 2015. The resources referenced in this video, and additional resources and PD, are available at https://www.sabes.org/pd-...
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SABES ELA Website Highlights -- Handy Resource!
For your reference—a one page handy guide to the ELA portion of the SABES website.
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About Text Sets
What are Text Sets? Why use them? When? Are they stand-alone, or do you need to pre-teach? Can they be used with all GLEs? See text set examples , and find answers to these questions in "About Text Sets":
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Curriculum: Critical Media Consumers Unit, Lesson 2
" Introduction to Author's Purpose and Persuasive Strategies " Lesson 2 of 3 for the ELA unit, " Where Did You Hear That? Becoming Critical Consumers of News Media " Websites used in Lesson 2: MA STAR Handbook , pg. 17 chart of vocabulary strategies ReadWriteThink's Persuasive Techniques in...
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Curriculum: Critical Media Consumers Unit, Lesson 3
" Bias—In the News and Inside of Us " Lesson 3 of 3 for the ELA unit, " Where Did You Hear That? Becoming Critical Consumers of News Media " Websites used in Lesson 3: MA STAR Handbook , pg. 17 chart of vocabulary strategies Media Bias Fact Check provides lists of sites that contain right and left-...
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Curriculum: Critical Media Consumers Unit, Lesson 1
"News—The Good, the Fake, and the Funny" Lesson 1 of 3 for the ELA unit, " Where Did You Hear That? Becoming Critical Consumers of News Media " Websites used in Lesson 1: MA STAR Handbook , pg. 17 chart of vocabulary strategies Video— Pizzagate Video— TED Talk: How False News Can Spread OR on...
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Text Set: The Psychology of Personality
With this text set on "The Psychology of Personality," explore five commonly accepted personality traits, how genetics and geography are factors that influence personality, and the question of whether our personalities can fundamentally change. Find other Text Sets , and read about their pre-...