Vertical Articulation of the K-12 ELA Standards - The Vertical Articulation document shows the progression of each standard over the course of the K-12 continuum. It is important to have an understanding of how a skill/standard develops over time.
The ELA and Social Studies Crosswalks show the purposeful connections between the Social Studies standards, the ELD (English Language Development) standards, and the ELA (English Language Arts) standards.
Please contact Dr. Amy Boza for an accessible version of the Social Studies Crosswalks.
The Connecting Social and Emotional Learning to the Arizona English Language Arts Standards infographic was designed to highlight the natural connections between the Arizona ELA Standards and the SEL Competencies.
Arizona Assessments - AASA (Arizona's Academic Standards Assessment) is the statewide achievement test for Arizona students in Grades 3-8. All Arizona public school students in Grades 3 - 8 will take the grade level AASA assessments in English Language Arts and Mathematics. Grades 9 and Grade 11 students will take the ACT Aspire assessment. Cohort 2023 (typically grade 11) students will take the ACT assessment.
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.
**ELA and Assessment - Would you like to learn more about the new Arizona assessments? Visit Assessment for lots of helpful information and resources, including their Friday Focus Webinars!