Standards Aligned System

The Standards Aligned System (SAS), developed by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, is a comprehensive, researched-based resource to improve student achievement. SAS identifies six elements that impact student achievement: Standards, Assessments, Curriculum Framework, Instruction, Materials & Resources, and Safe and Supportive Schools. Schools and educators across Pennsylvania are supported in their efforts to implement SAS by the development of a state-of-the-art portal.

Text Dependent Analysis (TDA):
New Course in SAS PD Center

The SAS PD Center has created a 5-hour Act 48 course to assist teachers in increasing student text dependent analysis writing skills. 

The course explores close reading, text complexity and selecting appropriate text, classroom strategies to guide students through the features of complex text, and creating and evaluating TDAs.

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