CKLA in Action

Wondering what CKLA really looks like? Get a glimpse into CKLA classrooms, and hear from pilot teachers and principals about their experience with the program. More…

CKLA Is Online for Free

From student activity books to teacher guides, everything needed for preschool–third grade and several units from grades 4–5 are fully available for free using the CKLA Download Manager. More…

CKLA Pā€“5 Implementation Resources Guide

Introducing the CKLA P–5 Implementation Resources Guide! This guide organizes many free resources designed to strengthen teacher and leader competencies regarding different facets of the CKLA program. In the guide, you will find links to helpful resources such as on-demand webinars, turnkey training materials, video clips, and alignment charts.

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CKLA Pā€“5 Implementation Resources Guide

CKLA Online for Free

Core Knowledge Language Arts (CKLA), the revolutionary knowledge and skill-building program that the Foundation has been developing since 2006, is available for free download. From student activity books to teacher guides, everything needed for preschool–third grade is finished and fully available. In addition, several units from grades 4–5 are also available for free download.

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Core Knowledge Closes the Opportunity Gap

By giving all children an equal opportunity to learn essential academic knowledge and skills through a well-rounded, content-rich curriculum, Core Knowledge closes the opportunity gap.

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Urban Pathways

What Every American Should Know

Inspired by E. D. Hirsch, Jr., the Aspen Institute has created a crowdsourcing initiative in which they are asking everyone: "What do you think Americans should know to be civically and culturally literate?" Add your items to the list by visiting their website.

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CKLA Grades 4ā€“5

We are pleased to announce, in conjunction with our publishing partner, Amplify Education, Inc., that eight units from CKLA for grades 4–5 are now available for free download. The 125 lessons included immerse students in the fascinating domains of The Middle Ages, Geology, American Revolution, Treasure Island, Early American Civilizations, The Renaissance, The Reformation, and Native Americans.

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