Summary of Alignment & Usability: Benchmark Advance | ELA
The instructional materials for grades K, 1, and 2 meet the expectations of alignment, building knowledge, and usability. Most texts are of high quality and include rigorous reading, writing, speaking and listening, and language practice. Students have opportunities to engage with texts and tasks that promote knowledge building. Supports for teachers to implement the materials with fidelity are clear and include guidance for differentiation to authentically grow students’ skills.