North Carolina Standard Course of Study:

Current English Language Arts Standard Course of Study
These standards will be taught through the 2017-2018 school year.
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New English Language Arts Standard Course of Study
The new ELA Standards were adopted April 2017 for implementation 2018-2019.
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Resources for the Current ELA Standards:
*Note: The following resources are for the current standards. These standards will be effective through the 2017-2018 school year.

National PTA Parents' Guides to Student Success
These guides provide clear, consistent expectations for what students should be learning at each grade in order to be prepared for career and college.

Parent RoadMaps
These roadmaps provide guidance to parents about what their children will be learning and how they can support that learning in grades K-8.

Scholastic's School Success
Find information such as homework help and top book lists.

Scholastic's What to Expect by Grade
Parents can select a grade (K-8) to learn more about student work and student expectations.

Milestones from Great! Schools
These videos help parents understand grade-level expectations K-12.

Frequently Asked Questions
Find answers to frequently asked ELA questions.

NCDPI Quick Guides
These quick guides include all the standards for all subject areas K-8.

Parents, Family, and Community Information
This site helps keep parents, families, and the community involved, enabled, and empowered.

Resources for the New ELA Standards (2018-2019 school year):

The new ELA Standards were adopted April 2017 and will implemented during the 2018-19 school year.

NC educators will create parent resources for the new NCSCoS to be available January 2018. Resources will include grade level guides that describe ELA student expectations, strategies for learning outside of school, a reading strategies guide, and a writing strategies guide.