These pages have been designed to help practitioners develop or enhance
curriculum and instructional materials.
Please look at the chart below to guide your search. Take a stroll through our Introduction to the ABE Curriculum Frameworks (PDF file) and check out the 42-page Lesson Planning Resource Guide (PDF file). If you're in a hurry, we offer ACLS's concise overview, Basics of Writing Lesson Plans.
Be sure to see the Revised Reading Strand (2010) of the ELA Curriculum Frameworks.
We also recommend that you visit the complete Massachusetts Department of Education Curriculum Frameworks on the ACLS website.
Each SABES regional office has a curriculum and assessment coordinator who will be happy to assist you in your curriculum-related endeavors.
ELEMENTS OF CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION
|What should your learners know & be able to do?
||What does knowledge/skills look like at particular levels?
||How does knowledge/skills connect to your students
|How do they learn knowledge and acquire skills?
||How we know that they have learned and acquired?
||Curriculum Frameworks Benchmarks
||Learner goals and interests
|Instruction: class level scope & sequence, lesson plans, thematic units,
Contacts: Regional Curriculum and Assessment Coordinators