Math K-8 Summary of Alignment & Usability

The instructional materials for Ready Grades K-2 meet the expectations for focus and coherence in Gateway 1. All grades meet the expectations for focus as they assess grade-level topics and spend the majority of class time on major work of the grade, and all grades meet the expectations for coherence as they have a sequence of topics that is consistent with the logical structure of mathematics. In Gateway 2, all grades meet the expectations for rigor and balance, and all grades meet the expectations for practice-content connections. In Gateway 3, all grades meet the expectations for instructional supports and usability. The instructional materials show strengths by being well designed and taking into account effective lesson structure and pacing, supporting teacher learning and understanding of the Standards, and supporting teachers in differentiating instruction for diverse learners within and across grades.

The instructional materials for Ready Grades 3-5 meet the expectations for focus and coherence in Gateway 1. All grades meet the expectations for focus as they assess grade-level topics and spend the majority of class time on major work of the grade, and all grades meet the expectations for coherence as they have a sequence of topics that is consistent with the logical structure of mathematics. In Gateway 2, all grades meet the expectations for rigor and balance, and all grades meet the expectations for practice-content connections. In Gateway 3, all grades meet the expectations for instructional supports and usability. The instructional materials show strengths by being well designed and taking into account effective lesson structure and pacing, supporting teacher learning and understanding of the Standards, and supporting teachers in differentiating instruction for diverse learners within and across grades.

The instructional materials for Ready Grades 6-8 meet the expectation for focus by assessing grade-level topics and spending the majority of class time on major work of the grade. All grades meet the expectations for coherence in Gateway 1 as they have a sequence of topics that is consistent with the logical structure of mathematics. In Gateway 2, the materials for all grades meet the expectations for rigor and balance, and they meet the expectations for practice-content connections. The materials for all grades were reviewed for Gateway 3 and meet the expectations for instructional supports and usability. The instructional materials show strengths by being well designed and taking into account effective lesson structure and pacing, supporting teacher learning and understanding of the CCSSM Standards, and supporting teachers in differentiating instruction for diverse learners within and across grades.

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