Michigan’s New Essential Literacy Practices


The purpose of literacy essential instructional practices for grades 6 through 12 is to improve children’s literacy in Michigan. Professional development throughout the state can focus on this set of research-supported literacy instructional practices for daily use in the classroom.

Expert research suggests that each of the 10 practices outlined in this document can have a positive impact on literacy development. The use of these practices in every Michigan classroom every day can make a measurable, positive difference in the state’s literacy achievement.









LINK: ELP document

LINK: Resources