Pennsylvania has developed the PA Core Standards Instructional Framework in the subject areas of Math and ELA. The PA Core Standards establishes a minimum level of competency for all students. The Instructional framework summaries the essential skills and concepts addressed at each grade level. The framework provides a staircase to learning the essential skills and concepts needed for more rigorous work in high school and beyond.
The Instructional Framework below is the basis for the development of each grade levels Course Guides in English Language Arts and Mathematics. The course syllabus and a detailed Couse guide for all curriculum K-12 can be found under the Planned Course of Studies.