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# Module 2: Alignment

## Pod 1: Issues of Alignment - Common Core State Standards in Maine

**Webinar**. The Common Core State Standards for Mathematics and English Language Arts have been adopted by the Maine Legislature and are incorporated into the Maine Learning Results. Full transition to these standards is expected by the 2014-15 school year. In an effort to support the transitioning work, the Maine Department of Education's Mathematics Specialist Michele Mailhot presents this webinar, exploring the topic of alignment to standards, definitions of what it means to be aligned and methods for determining degree of alignment in your school or classroom. Several resources for supporting curriculum work and standards transition are offered. Participants should have a copy of the Common Core State Standards ready for perusal during the session.

## Pod 2: **Exploring the Progression of Domains within the Common Core State Standards**

Use the documents below to explore the progression of the domains within the Common Core State Standards. See how the development of the domain progresses vertically (K-12) and how the domains support one another.

**Overview**

**Narrated Presentation**. Maine DOE mathematics specialist describes process of using materials.**Math Progressions Table**(PDF, 302KB). A K-12 math progression table, provided by the Kentucky Department of Education.**Instructional Alignment Chart**(RTF, 52KB). Maine DOE mathematics specialist adapted this alignment chart for use in the field.

**Grade Span Content Standards**

**Grades K-2 Domain Progressions**(PDF, 163KB)**Grades 3-5 Domain Progressions**(PDF, 180KB)**Grades 6-8 Domain Progressions**(PDF, 168KB)

**Narrative Progression Documents
**The following PDFs are provided by Institute for Mathematics and Education.

**Draft Front Matter for Progressions****Draft K–6 Progression on Geometry****Draft K–5 Progression on Measurement and Data (measurement part)****Draft K–5 progression on Measurement and Data (data part)****Draft K–5 Progression on Number and Operations in Base Ten****Draft K–5 Progression on Counting and Cardinality and Operations and Algebraic Thinking****Draft 3–5 progression on Number and Operations—Fractions****Draft 6–8 Progression on Statistics and Probability****Draft 6–8 Progression on Expressions and Equations****Draft 6–7 Progression on Ratios and Proportional Relationships****Draft High School Progression on Statistics and Probability****Draft High School Progression on Algebra****Draft High School Progression on Functions****Draft High School Progression on Modeling**