Board of Education Board of Education Bios Board of Education Meetings Current Agendas & Approved Minutes Archived Agendas & Minutes Board Policies
Superintendent of Schools Educational Services Human Resources Business Services Student Services
Departments Benefits Certificated - Human Resources Classified - Human Resources Elementary Education Federal and State Department Finance Head Start Information Technology Services Maintenance, Operations and Facilities Development Nutrition Services Parent Support Services Payroll Police Services Procurement & Logistics Risk Management Secondary Education Assessment/Data Special Education Student Services Transportation Workers' Compensation Visual and Performing Arts Instructional Services
Our Schools Head Start Program Elementary Schools Intermediate Schools High Schools Alternative Education Adult Education
College Bound Today District Calendars Universities & Colleges Comprehensive Learning Framework Friends of MUSD Foundation L.C.A.P. Past News Articles School Accountability Report Card (SARC)
Programs AVID Career Technical Education/ROP Extended Learning Opportunity Gifted & Talented Education John Hopkins Montebello Teacher Induction Program Pathways

Parents- ELA Common Core Corner

The new emphases or shifts in the California English Language Arts and Literacy Common Core Standards

What is academic vocabulary?

Academic Vocabulary or Tier 2 words:

  • high-utility academic vocabulary
  • found in many content texts 
  • cross-curricular terms

academic vocabulary.jpg

How can parents support their children with the ELA/Literacy shifts?

Please click on the link to see how you can support your children in each of the six shifts: 


ELA/Literacy Instructional Shifts 1-6


Additional Parent CCSS Resources