The CCSS-ELA is broken into four big literacy domains: Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening, and Language. These same domains are reflected in the computer-based CAASPP assessments that all students take in Grades 3-8.
Each ELA domain aligns with anchor standards that specific the college and career-ready skill expectations from students when they graduate high school. To access these anchor standards for each of the domains, click HERE.
Here are some of the critical features of the California Content Standards in ELA: