ELA Common Core State Standards

Professional Development Modules

UNC Greensboro's Online Professional Development for Educators

We will explore the ways in which the Common Core State Standards provide a common language and consistent expectations for students' learning, and how assessment developed by the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium provide information about students' progress toward meeting Common Core standards.

Five modules to choose from:

You may wish to start with our ELA Common State Standards Overview.

  • In the overview, we cover how the CCSS...


After you complete this module, we have four grade-banded modules which explore how the CCSS and the performance assessments will be based for each grade-level.


  • ELA CCSS Grades K-2
  • ELA CCSS Grades 3-5
  • ELA CCSS Grades 6-12
  • ELA CCSS Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science and Technology Subjects

ELA Common Core Standards Introduction

Earn 1 CEU credit for only $60

UNCG School of Education Professional Development

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