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List of Participants 54 Appendix B: History of the Standards Project 84 Appendix C: Overview of Standards Projects 86 Appendix D: Resources for Teachers 93 Appendix F: This document is the result of an intensive four-year project involving thousands of educators, researchers, parents, policymakers, and others across the country.
Our shared purpose is to ensure that all students are knowledgeable and proficient users of language so that they may succeed in school, participate in our democracy as informed citizens, find challenging and rewarding work, appreciate and contribute to our culture, and pursue their own goals and interests as independent learners throughout their lives.
The English Language Arts Standards Project is one of many efforts undertaken in recent years to define outcomes or goals for various school subjects. The project was first proposed in an August letter to U.
Our officers and committees believed—and still believe—that English language arts standards must be grounded in what we know about language and language learning. The standards presented here grew out of current research and theory about T Introduction how 102 minutes by mary whitfill learn—in particular, how they learn language.
In the fall ofthe U. A guiding belief has been that the process of defining standards must be an open, inclusive one. As a result, thousands of K—12 classroom teachers have been involved in writing, reviewing, and revising the many successive drafts of this document and have guided its development every step of the way over the last three-and-a-half years.
Hundreds of parents, legislative leaders, administrators, researchers, and policy v analysts in English language arts have played critical roles at each stage of the project. Appendix A lists participants in the process. In generating this document, we have sought to reflect the many different voices, interests, and concerns of these diverse contributors.
While we recognize that no single publication, no single set of standards, can satisfy all interests and concerns, we fervently hope that this work captures the essential goals of English language arts instruction at the turn of the century in the United States of America.
Most important, we hope that it offers a coherent vision for the future, complementing other current efforts to define performance standards, opportunity-to-learn standards, and assessment standards not only in the English language arts but in other school subject areas as well.
Many states and local districts are already using these standards in their deliberations, and we have benefited from the responses of language arts coordinators in every state. The publication of this document represents not only the end of one process, that of defining the standards, but also the beginning of a new one— that of translating them into practice in classrooms across the country.
The conversation about English vi language arts standards must and will continue. To that end, we are enclosing a response form at the end of this document.
We invite you—in fact, we urge you—to tell us what you think about our vision of the English language arts curriculum. We extend our deepest thanks to the thousands of individuals who have participated in the standards project to date.
Thank you for contributing your voices to this important national conversation.
We also wish to thank the College Board and the John D. MacArthur Foundation for their funding of the project at the beginning of the journey. Improving education through standards-based reform: National Academy of Education.
Our goal is to define, as clearly and specifically as possible, the current consensus among literacy teachers and researchers about what students should learn in the English language arts—reading, writing, listening, speaking, viewing, and visually representing.
Over the past several years, national educational organizations have launched a series of ambitious T projects to define voluntary standards for science, mathematics, art, music, foreign languages, social studies, English language arts, and other subjects.
These efforts have served as catalysts in a wideranging national conversation about the needs of students and the instructional approaches of their teachers. This dialogue is healthy and speaks well of the value placed on education by the American public. This document adds to the national dialogue by presenting the consensus that exists among thousands of English language arts educators about what all students in K—12 schools should know and be able to do with language, in all its forms.
We believe that the act of defining standards is worthwhile because it invites further reflection and conversation about the fundamental goals of public schooling.
By the term content stanSetting Standards in the English Language Arts dards, we mean statements that define what students should know and be able to do in the English language arts. Although the standards focus primarily on content, we also underscore the importance of other dimensions of language learning.
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