Initial and Distal Precursors

These Math (Initial and Distal Precursor Extended Descriptions for Math pdf) and ELA (Initial and Distal Precursor Extended Descriptions for ELA pdf) resources provide teachers with enhanced descriptions of the Initial and Distal precursors for the most frequently used Essential Elements.

By providing a clear connection between the IP or DP linkage level and the Target linkage level, teachers can better tailor classroom instruction for each student.  Additionally, links to instructional information for each Essential Element and familiar texts in ELA, make these handy classroom resources.