English Language Arts/Literacy
ELA Standards & Curriculum Resources (K-12)
Michigan State Standards, effective August, 2011.
English Language Arts
ELA State Standards, K-12 K-12 Standards for ELA and Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Other Technical Subjects
ELA Appendix A Research Supporting Key Elements of the Standards, Glossary of Key Terms
ELA Appendix B Text Exemplars and Sample Performance Tasks
ELA Appendix C Samples of Student Writing
ELA Essential Elements Breakdown of the Dynamic Learning Maps for the CCSS, for Teachers of Students with Very Significant Disabilities
Smarter Balanced Practice Tests and Sample Questions
Analysis of Core Reading Program
Revised (PET-R) from the University of Oregon
ELA/Literacy Tri‐State Quality Review Rubric & Process
Michigan's Early Literacy Essential Practices - Every Child, Every Classroom, Every Day!
Research Practice Guides
Read By Grade 3 Resources
About Read by Grade 3
Facts for Families
The law states that third graders may repeat third grade if they are more than one grade level behind beginning with the 2019-2020 school year. To learn more, please read the Michigan Read By Grade Three Guide (Oct 2019) or visit MDE’s Early Literacy Page and select the Facts for Families: What is the Read by Grade 3 Law?
What is a good cause exemption process?
A specific reason within the law for a child to be promoted to 4th grade. To learn more about the good cause exemption process, visit MDE’s Early Literacy Page and select Fact for Families: What is a Good Cause Exemption Process?
For support in accessing or using these resources, contact us at (989) 743-3471.
Read At Home Resources
Early Learning Calendar (Birth to Pre-K) - This calendar has a lot of great ideas and fun things that you can do with your child to help develop and support skills needed for kindergarten success.
Family Literacy Calendar (Grades K-1) - This calendar was developed to help families with at-home activities that will support skill development in kindergarten and first grade.
SRESD Helping Your Child At Home - Strategies Parents Can Use
Disciplinary Literacy Resources
Research Practice Guides
English Learners (ELs)
English Learner Supports and Resources
State EL Resources
State Agency: Michigan Department of Education (MDE)
ELP Standards & Assessment
Overview: Michigan WIDA Website
Assessment: Michigan Student Assessment Website
ELL Accommodations: Information is available from the M-STEP website.