Guide to the Common Core Standards: Kentucky Adult Education

Expand/Collapse Guide to the Common Core Standards: Kentucky Adult Education


This collection includes video of adult education instructors exploring the Common Core. Printable charts and guidelines allow you to follow along and begin working with the standards yourself.

The collection was produced by Kentucky Adult Education (KYAE) and KET as part of KYAE’s efforts to introduce adult literacy, basic education, and GED® instructors to the Common Core.

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"Standards-in-Action: Innovations for Standards-Based Education, Copyright © 2011 U.S. Department of Education.” Material from Standards-in-Action: Innovations for Standards-Based Education is included pursuant to a license from the U.S. Department of Education.

  • Facilitator’s Guide for Program Director’s Orientation, ELA

    These resources provide program directors with an overview of the first year of a three year professional development plan that is based on Kentucky Adult Education's Common Core Standards.

    Grades: 9-13+
  • Unpacking the Standards

    This video clip shows Kentucky adult education instructors working together to explore the language of common core standards. They learn how to locate the specific skills that a standard requires a student to use.

    Grades: 10-13+
  • Facilitator’s Guide for Unpacking Standards, ELA

    These resources are important components to aid in the understanding of the language of standards. The templates have been developed by Kentucky Adult Education for use by teams or learning communities.

    Grades: 9-13+
  • Aligning Resources to Standards

    This video clip shows Kentucky adult education instructors working together to align resources to common core standards. They learn how to identify the most effective resources for standards-based instruction.

    Grades: 10-13+
  • Facilitator’s Guide for Aligning Resources, ELA

    This guide is a model for completing the task of aligning resources to the standards. The templates have been developed by Kentucky Adult Education for use by teams or learning communities.

    Grades: 9-13+
  • Identifying Lead Standards

    This video clip shows Kentucky Adult Education instructors working together to use the Common Core State Standards as objectives in lesson plans.

    Grades: 9-13+
  • Creating Units of Instruction

    This video clip shows Kentucky Adult Education instructors discussing the creation of targeted lessons and units of instruction using the Common Core State Standards.
    Grades: 9-13+

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