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Guides to the Colorado Academic Standards - 6th Grade Through 12th Grade

In partnership with the Colorado PTA, family and community guides to the Colorado Academic Standards for grades 6-12 (in English and Spanish) have been created to help families and communities across Colorado better understand the goals and outcomes of the Colorado Academic Standards. The guides describe the “big picture” purpose of the standards, as road maps to help ensure that all Colorado students graduate ready for life, college, and careers. They also provide overviews of the learning expectations for each of the ten content areas of the standards and offer examples of educational experiences that students may engage in, and that families could support, during the school year. 

The Standards and Instructional Support webpages now house family and community guides for all ten content areas of the standards for grades k-12.

 

 Colorado Academic Standards Drama and Theatre Arts Graphic

High School Fundamental Pathway Guides to Drama and Theatre Arts:
Ensemble Building, Sketch Comedy, Acting Styles

Film/Media Arts

Scripted Works, Character Development, Technical Theatre

High School Extended Pathway Guides to Drama and Theatre Arts:
Ensemble Building, Sketch Comedy, Acting Styles 

Film/Media Arts

Scripted Works, Character Development, Technical Theatre

 Middle School Guides to Drama and Theatre Arts:
8th Grade

7th Grade

6th Grade

 Colorado Academic Standards Mathematics Graphic

High School Guides to Mathematics
Algebra I

Alegebra II

Geometry 

Integrated I

Integrated II

Integrated III

Middle School Guides to Mathematics:
8th Grade 

7th Grade 

6th Grade 
 

 Colorado Academic Standards Music Graphic

High School Performance Guides to Music: 
Band, Choir, or Orchestra (Ensemble)

Jazz Band (Ensemble)

Marching Band (Ensemble)

Piano or Guitar

Show Choir (Ensemble)

Generalist Pathway/Academic Guides to Music:
Music Appreciation

Music Theory 

Middle School Guides to Music:
8th Grade

7th Grade

6th Grade

 Colorado Academic Standards Physical Education Graphic

High School Guides to Physical Education:
PE One

PE Two

Middle School Guides to Physical Education:
8th Grade

7th Grade

6th Grade

 Colorado Academic Standards Reading, Writing, and Communicating Graphic

High School Guides to Reading, Writing, and Communicating:
12th Grade

11th Grade

10th Grade

9th Grade

Middle School Guides to Reading, Writing, and Communicating:
8th Grade

7th Grade

6th Grade

 Colorado Academic Standards Science Graphic

High School Guides to Science:
Earth Science

Life Science

Physical Science

Middle School Guides to Science:
8th Grade 

7th Grade

6th Grade
 

 Colorado Academic Standards Social Studies Graphic

High School Guides to Social Studies:
Civics

Economics

Geography

U.S. History

World History

Middle School Guides to Social Studies:
8th Grade

7th Grade

6th Grade
 

 Colorado Academic Standards Visual Arts Graphic

High School Guide to Visual Arts

Middle School Guides to Visual Arts:
8th Grade

7th Grade

6th Grade
 

 Colorado Academic Standards World Languages Graphic

Language Proficiency Range Level Guides to World Languages:
Intermediate-Mid

Intermediate-Low

Novice-High

Novice-Mid

Novice-Low

 

 

 

For content specific questions please contact the content specialist listed on each guide. 

 

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