Illinois Literacy Framework
The Illinois Literacy Framework in draft form has been created to outline the most critical research based literacy suggestions for literacy leader to guide literacy programs and standards implementation.
The framework is structured around 5 main sections:
Shifts & Standards
Instructional Practices and Materials
Other Literacy Considerations
Future components, such as assessment and ELL guidance, will be added soon!
Click below to watch a short video about the components and definitions for each section.
Quick Access Links: The components listed below are part of the Framework as a whole but can be used as stand alone resources for educators/administration/professional learning:
1. Literacy Lifelines
2. Instructional Practice Guides:
6-12 Social Science/History
3. Essentials of Curricular Materials Charts
4. Quarterly Sequence Guidance
Kindergarten First Second
Third Fourth Fifth
Sixth Seventh Eighth
5. Marzano's 13 Essential Instructional Strategies to Achieve Rigor
6. Indicators of Standards Implementation:
Language and Speaking & Listening