As a middle school teacher I often struggle with differentiating my instruction to meet the needs of each student. I found that using this evolution of standards chart has improved my small group instruction. I am able to see what the grade level expectation is and scaffold my instruction in order for my students to reach the new expectations set by the common core. This tool is also great for your highly capable and gifted students as you can quickly see how to challenge them.
This document includes each literature standard K-12 to show how it grows and deepens as a child progresses through their educational career.