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My ENL Page » ELLS and the Common Core

ELLS and the Common Core


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               PREPARING ELLS for the COMMON CORE


NYS Bilingual Common

 Core Initiative


Common Core: 

The Changing Role of the

 ESL Teacher

Stanford University's

Understanding Language Site

Implementing the Common

Core Standards with ELLs

          "I Can" Common Core

Statements in Kid Friendly Language K-6

Jump Starting

Stalled Writers


ESL Curriculum Maps

by Grade Level

Teaching Argument

Writing to ELLs

Text Dependent Questions

for ELLs (Part 1)

K-5 ESL Lessons

by Proficiency Level

Text Dependent Questions

 for ELLs (Part 2)

TDQ Part 3


ESL CCSS Lesson Plans

Grades 1,4,& 8

ELL Instructional

Strategies


ELL CCSS Video Series, Middle School

ELL Guide-Expeditionary Learning

Top 10 Sites for ESL

and the Common Core

Teaching ELLs to Summarize & Synthesize Text

ESL Curriculum Modules,

K-2 and Grade 5

Words to Live By Lessons


Determining How Much

Background Knowledge to

Provide ELLs


Your Role in the Common Core:

Advocating for ELLs

(Part 1)

Your Role in the Common

Core: Advocating for ELLs

(Part2 )

Teaching Informational

Text to ELLs


ELLs Are Everyone's Kids:

The Role of

Collaboration

8 Essential Shifts



Writing For the Common Core:

Considerations for ELLs

The 7 Writing Genres

Writing For the Common Core:

Considerations for ELLs

(Part 2)

Scaffolding Ideas for

ELLS

Scaffolding Learning

for ELLs

RAFT Examples

ELL Tools

Using Pair & Group Work  for Oral Language Skills

New ELL Multimedia Project

in Poughkeepsie NY


Student Center Activities

Aligned with CCSS

Story Sequencing

Strategy Sort

Sentence Frames

Common Core

Curriculum Rubric

Meeting the

Needs of ELLs

Glossary of

Strategies

ESL Curriculum 

Links

Academic Language

Strategies

for Success


  

 

The ELA CCSS and the Six Shifts:


1. Balancing Informational and Literary Text: At least 50% of what students read is informational. (SIOP, Thinking Maps, Paired Readings, Teaching Informational Text)



2. Building Knowledge in the Disciplines: Content teachers emphasize literacy in their classrooms. (In-depth reading of short, content-support texts, structured note-taking and use of other graphic organizers for meaning-making)



3. Staircase of Complexity: Teachers provide appropriate and necessary scaffolding and supports. (Provide Background Knowledge, Complex Texts, Rigorous Conversations, Scaffolding)



4. Text-based Answers:Teachers insist that classroom experiences stay deeply connected to the text.( QAR, Close Reading, Question-Answer-Relationship, Text Dependent Questions, Text Chunking) 



5. Writing from Sources: Writing needs to show use of evidence to inform or make an argument. (Sentence Starters, Outlines, Graphic Organizers, Guided Writing, Modeling)



6. Academic  Vocabulary: Students constantly build the vocabulary they need to access grade level complex text. (Explicit teaching of academic vocabulary & power words, explicit instruction in word learning strategies, teach language chunks, build on native-language knowledge) 




 

 






Related Files

    pdf CCSS for ELLs (pdf file - 176 KB)

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