• AREAS OF ESSENTIAL LEARNING
     
    MATHEMATICS
    • Essential Learnings are the backbone of a guaranteed viable curriculum. 
    • Essential Learnings are aligned to the MA Curriculum Frameworks for Math which incorporates the Common Core Standards.
    • They articulate the skills, content, and concepts determined to be necessary for students to be prepared for the next year/level of education.
     
    STANDARDS FOR MATHEMATICAL PRACTICE
    • Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
    • Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
    • Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.
    • Model with mathematics.
    • Use appropriate tools strategically.
    • Attend to precision.
    • Look for and make use of structure.
    • Look for an express regularity in repeated reasoning.


    ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS (ELA)
    • Essential Learnings are the backbone of a guaranteed viable curriculum. 
    • Essential Learnings are aligned to the MA Curriculum Frameworks for ELA/Literacy  which incorporates the Common Core Standards.
    • In order for students to be prepared for the next year/level of education, they must demonstrate attainment of the Areas of Essential Learning.