The English Language Arts Resource page was designed to support educators in the implementation of Arizona’s English Language Arts Standards. The Arizona Department of Education provides the following menu of services and resources, but it does not endorse any program or service advertised through associated links or websites.
English Instructional Resources - External Resources
Arizona English Teachers Association: The AETA is the Arizona branch of the National Council of Teachers of English, and it offers resources, including a yearly conference, to support English educators.
Read On Arizona: Read On Arizona is committed to helping create an early literacy system that delivers the right program at the right time for every child.
American Federation of Teachers (AFT): AFT is a union of professionals that champions fairness, democracy, economic opportunity, high-quality public education, healthcare, and public services for our students, their families, and our communities.
American Library Association (ALA): ALA is the oldest and largest library association in the world, providing association information, news, events, and advocacy resources for members, librarians, and library users.
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA):ASHA is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for those who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students.
International Dyslexia Association (IDA): IDA disseminates research-based knowledge about the causes and early identification of dyslexia and other language-related learning difficulties and promotes the use of Structured Literacy for teaching reading and written expression.
Reading is Fundamental: Reading is Fundamental’s mission is to motivate young children to read by working with them, their parents, and community members to make reading a fun and beneficial part of everyday life
AzM2: The AzM2 (Arizona Measurement of Educational Readiness to Inform Teaching) test measures students’ learning and progress towards readiness for college and career.
NAEP: NAEP (National Assessment of Educational Progress) is a national assessment of academic content outlined in the NAEP Academic Frameworks. The assessments are given to a sample of students in Grades 4, 8, and 12