The Curriculum Chronicle

January 2020

Secondary Literacy Website

Links to curriculum guides, topic assessments, and helpful resources for all ELA courses 6-12.

We WILL provide complex grade-level texts for all students, every day in service of grade-level cognitive tasks and assessments.

Big picture

Upcoming Meetings and Deadlines

  • 2/20 PLC Leader Training - Kurtz Cafeteria, formerly Lincoln Rails


You may still request a transfer of an existing title. Please use the form below to indicate your need. Please give 2 weeks lead time to ensure delivery.

Please box up novels you are done with for the fall and have your building textbook manager initiate a transfer back to Central Stores.

Use the form linked below to request a text. This includes textbooks and novels. This will be approved or denied by me based on alignment to curriculum and availability. Please do not initiate a request directly with Central Stores. This must come through me.

Current novel inventory is located in the spreadsheet below. Please consider using texts we already have available in the district prior to initiating a request for new purchases.


Grading Guidance: SRG Did You Know?

Big picture
Big picture
Big picture

High School Curriculum from

Unbounded is the organization that puts on the Standards Institute and is the source of our middle school curriculum adoption for 2020-2021. There are materials designed for 9-12, although not in the same format as what is currently available for middle schools. I encourage all high school teachers to explore this resource as you design instruction for 2nd semester. As we look towards the future of high school programming, guaranteed text sets and assessments will increase our ability to assess how students in our system are progressing towards college and career readiness.