Instructional Resources

Instructional Resources to Support the teaching of English Learners:

ELA New Mexico Common Core State Standards & WIDA ELD Standards
Alignment Documents for Grade Level Clusters: K, 3-5, 6-8, & 9-12

Reading for Literature, Reading for Informational Text, Reading for Foundational Skills, Writing, Speaking & Listening, and Language.

Document History:  The New Mexico Public Education Department Common Core Standards are aligned with the World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment Performance Definitions and WIDA English Language Proficiency Standards as designated by the WIDA CAN DO Descriptors. Bloom's Taxonomy was utilized to unpack and deconstruct the Common Core Standards in the alignment.

Purpose of the Alignment Document:  This document is a tool for teachers to align instruction using the New Mexico Public Education Department Common Core Standards and the WIDA ELD Standards aligned to the annual ACCESS English Proficiency test scores of English Language Learner Students.