California’s Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies & Science and Technical Subjects: Organization and Structure

A Comparison

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Read about some of the similarities and differences between California’s Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects and the 1997 English-Language Arts Content Standards.

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California’s Common Core State Standards For English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects

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1997 English Language
Arts Content Standards

STRANDS

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Speaking and Listening
  • Language

DOMAINS

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Listening and Speaking
  • Written and Oral English Language Conventions

Vocabulary Standards included in the Language Strand

Vocabulary Standards included in the Reading Domain

Conventions and Grammar Standards included in the Language Strand

Conventions and Grammar Standards included in the Written and Oral English Language Conventions Domain

Three broad categories of Writing Applications:

  • Write Opinions (K–5);
    Write Arguments (6–12)
  • Write Informative/Explanatory Texts
  • Write Narratives

Many, varied Writing Applications specifically identified across grade levels