ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS
The Common Core Standards (CCSS) for English Language Arts place an increased emphasis on informational texts. The standards explicitly call for, and integrate, higher-order thinking skills as a means to achieving career and college readiness for all students.
The Common Core Standards require students to have a clear understanding of math skills and concepts. The standards define what the student should understand and be able to perform. The fluency in the fundamental language of mathematics is designed to encourage students to solve real-world problems.