1. To access the Search Standards page, hover your cursor over Standards along the top header of the website to reveal its menu of options and click Search Standards.
Alternatively, to begin to search for standards using a keyword, type a search term into the search box within the Search Standards icon on the Standards menu page. Click the magnifying glass icon (or Enter key) to execute the search.
2. You may narrow your results by grade, subject, or course. Use the checkbox to select the relevant grade, subject, or course. To open a section that is collapsed, click the plus on the right hand side of the section label.
To search for standards using your established preferences, click the Select a Preference drop down and select your desired preference (or create a new one).
3. Your results will show you the standards associated with your search, and will allow you to access the Eligible Content, Alternate Eligible Content, Materials & Resources, and Assessments, aligned with those standards.
4. You can also save or print the standards by selecting from the Options button menu.
5. Click on Eligible Content or Alternate Eligible Content to view the Assessment Anchor and Eligible Content and/or Alternate Eligible Content for the standard.
6. To view the resources related to a particular Eligible Content or Alternate Eligible Content item, click the Available Resources menu.
a. To view aligned Assessment items, select Assessments.
b. Select Continuum of Activities to view:
- Instructional activities designed to be integrated into planned lessons
- Questions/activities that grow in complexity
- Opportunities for differentiation for each student’s level of performance
c. To view aligned Materials and Resources, select Materials & Resources.
Note: If not all resource types are available for a particular Eligible Content or Alternate Eligible Content, you will only see those that are available.
7. You can also save, print, email, or add the Assessment Anchor to your ePortfolio by selecting from the Options button menu.
8. Click the arrow in the top right corner of the standard to show it’s place in the standard tree.