Depth of Knowledge
What Does It Mean For Teachers & Students?
Classroom Content Alignment

As the alignment process takes place, districts, schools and

teachers will want to think about the degree to which classroom

instruction and assessments are aligned with the demands of

content standards.  In order for learners to reach the cognitive

demands of the content, think strategically and extensively,

solve complex problems, and be able to reason, analyze and

communicate their understandings, they will need

well-constructed standards-based, lessons and assessments. 


Classroom instruction and assessments will need to require

students thinking and working at all levels of the DOK. 

As classroom teachers, one important question will be,

"How can we incorporate the DOK into our classroom



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Communication Arts GLEs: Draft Copy

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