Academic Resources for English Learners
Workshop Presentation PDF
Unit/ Lesson Differentiation Template
Components of MPIs: Template for creating your own
Secondary student example
Visible Thinking Exercises:
4 C's Activity
See, Think, Wonder
Headlines: Read all about it!
General Education Interventions/ Strategies for English Learners
Scaffolding Instruction for WIDA Levels
Graphic Organizers/ Literacy Tools
WIDA: Graphic Organizers
Academic Language Frames with Graphic Organizers
FREE Online Resources:
Freeology: Free Graphic Organizers
Read Write Think: Comprehension lessons paired with digital, adaptable graphic organizers
ReadWorks.org: Non-fiction/ fiction reading passages, lesson plans and graphic organizers in various genres. Sign up for free account.
Google Read Write: Google App (only works in Google Drive) Reads articles/ text out loud (translates into Spanish
NewsELA: Differentiated news articles on current events. Articles come in different Lexile levels.
Suggested Resources for Purchase:
Step Up to Writing: Comprehensive writing program for struggling writers
Sciencea-z: Differentiated science passages (K-8) with videos and interactive tools
Sentence Frames for Academic Discussions
K-5 Academic Sentence Frames
6-12 Academic Sentence Frames with Graphic Organizers
Essay/ Academic Sentence Frames: Presentation by Kate Kinsella; resources at end of packet.
Math Sentence Frames
Math Vocabulary Chart
Sentence Frames for Newcomers
Picture Dictionary for Newcomers: Enchanted Learning
Simple sentences for newcomers