English Language Arts Standards Writing Team (SWT) Application

This application is for educators, educational leaders, and stakeholders who desire to become part of the ELA Standards revision process. The SWT will meet periodically throughout the revision process to review and revise the NCSCOS for ELA.  Applications will be available until May 31, 2024. Applicants will be notified of their selection on June 21, 2024.


The ELA SWT will consist of a range of external stakeholders including university professors, content professionals, and experts from partner organizations. Please review the Scope of Work.
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Explain your role and responsibilities as it relates to the ELA Standard Course of Study. *

Choose one grade and explain its standard:

RL.2.4 Describe how words and phrases supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, or song.

RL.5.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, recognizing specific word choices that contribute to meaning and tone.

RL.8.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.

RL.11-12.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including words with multiple meanings or language that is particularly engaging.

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Craft an example of a grade 1, grade 4, grade 8, or grade 10 standard which would require students to fluently read grade-level complex text.  Use the S – V – O sentence structure (See page 20 of the Standards Manual).

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Explain the importance of text complexity when teaching grade-level standards.

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Please select your NC State Board Region. *
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Select the grades you currently teach/support.
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What grade/course would you prefer to work with (select top 3)
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If you are applying to be a K-5 SWT member, you must have completed all units of LETRS.  Please link your certificate of completion for LETRS. K-5 SWT applications without LETRS certificates will not be considered.  Be sure to check your sharing settings to ensure it is viewable.
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