Common Core Standards

The Common Core Standards Initiative (www.corestandards.org), a state-led, highly collaborative, voluntary effort, has developed, publicly vetted, and revised English language arts and mathematics standards designed to help teachers prepare all students, regardless of where they live, for higher education and workforce training.

Pathways to Reading is committed to the education of students in the foundational skills necessary to succeed in school and in life's pursuits. PTR instructional strategies are aligned to the Common Core English Language Arts Standards Reading Foundational Skills for Kindergarten, First Grade and Second Grade.

The alignment is evident in the strategies listed under each grade level of the Reading Foundational Skills identified in the three documents: