Curriculum Coherence

Achieving curriculum coherence requires districts to evaluate current instructional approaches, available resources, and assessments in order to ensure alignment with the Michigan K-12 Standards for English Language Arts. Districts may find themselves in different places according to the continuum illustrated below. These layers represent the recursive process districts use to establish and maintain curriculum coherence, and as shown, ongoing communication and professional learning are essential components in this process. As districts determine which layer represents their current work, the following pages will guide them by providing pertinent resources.

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Consult with the Department of Literacy Curriculum Team

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We encourage you to email us directly for additional resources and support:

Laura Gabrion
Bridget ReganMary-Lu Strimbel
Colleen Whalen