Grades 6-8 Summary of Alignment and Usability

MyPerspectives English Language Arts grades 6, 7, and 8 fully meet the expectations of alignment to EdReports.org's Gateways 1, 2, and 3 criteria. Texts with which students engage are appropriately rigorous and rich and are accompanied by cohesive writing and speaking questions and tasks. The materials provide practice and production opportunities for students to grow their literacy skills in multiple areas as they build knowledge as well. There are multiple opportunities for students to synthesize information by working with varied tasks and in growing research and critical thinking abilities. Materials are organized to support comprehensive vocabulary development, writing instruction in multiple modes, and independent reading of complex texts over the course of the year. The materials also include support for educators to implement, plan, and differentiate the standards-based materials, leveraging digital resources when appropriate.

High School Summary of Alignment and Usability

MyPerspectives grades 9-12 fully meet the expectations of the criteria for all three gateways, including alignment and usability. The materials include texts in each grade that are high quality and build knowledge and are accompanied by tasks and questions so students practice building grade-level speaking, listening, writing, and reading skills. The materials consistently provide Across the series, the materials provide cohesive planning and access to vocabulary development and differentiation supports, including digital access.