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Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8

Do I Have A Right? by iCivics

The lesson was created with all students in mind, including English Language Learners. The game is designed for middle school civics education, but high school teachers may find it appropriate for their students as well. The objectives are for students to identify rights guaranteed by the Bill of Rights and the 13th, 14th, 15th, 19th and 26th Amendments. Students need to recall the amendments that guarantee particular rights and recognize complaints that are protected under them. The support materials help teachers instruct students on constitutional law and present Tier 3 vocabulary terms. iCivics provides built-in supports in the game as well as additional scaffolds in the ELL Extension Pack to make the lesson accessible to a wide array of learners.

PRIME V2
Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

myPerspectives ELD Companion by Pearson

myPerspectives ELD Companion is a digital program for Grades 6?12 that helps students get to grade level proficiency with English Language Development instruction that combines independent, self-paced, and teacher-led instruction. Differentiated instruction and practice supports all language levels to help students acquire foundational skills, build content knowledge, make meaning, develop language, and use effective expression. Thematically-aligned instruction builds background and content knowledge making learning in the class more accessible. The program includes: explicit academic language instruction; modeled close reading; performance-based assessment practice; many opportunities for classroom conversation; and regular opportunities for independent learning linked to assessment. Instructors can develop ELL students’ vocabulary and language skills with a single computer used as a presentation station and the ELD Companion print components. A central underpinning of all instruction in the ELD Companion is Built-in SIOP framework for sheltering content instruction.

PRIME V2
K, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6

McGraw Hill Wonders © 2020 by McGraw Hill Education 

McGraw-Hill Wonders centers on literature in a variety of genres. Genre-based exploration provides students with extra exposure to concepts in the fields of science and social studies. Instruction is arranged following a daily outline, guiding reading, speaking and listening, and writing about the selected text. Throughout, grammar, spelling, and handwriting are targeted and strengthened. Wonders integrates foundational skill instruction and provides differentiated support for English Language Learners of varied proficiency levels. Teachers can use the Data Dashboard to monitor proficiency and differentiate instruction for struggling readers, gifted and talented students, and for all English Language Learners. Wonders integrates social emotional learning to help students build the skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary for success.

PRIME V2
K, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6

Benchmark Advancing Language Learning by Benchmark Education

Benchmark Advancing Language Learning accelerates learning while giving teachers scaffolds to meet the needs of students at varied levels of proficiency. The program meets WIDA, ELPA21, TESOL, and state English Language standards to provide time and activities devoted specifically to EL instruction. The program employs a system of building language skills, applying to grade text, and transferring learning to additional tasks and assessment. Instruction is integrated to accelerate learning and application in context, while Mini Lessons incorporate differentiation and formative assessments monitor individual language development. 

PRIME V2
Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6

Wonders for English Learners (2-6) - McGraw-Hill Education

Wonders for English Learners (2-6) works seamlessly with the core Wonders classroom to teach English to students of all proficiency levels. The program builds oral language proficiency, vocabulary, background knowledge and academic content knowledge while reinforcing foundational reading skills and ensuring access to grade-level contents for English learners.

PRIME V2
K, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5

Frames for Fluency by Ballard and Tighe

Frames for Fluency is a flexible and easy-to-use tool designed to increase the oral fluency of English learners (EL). Through meaningful and authentic oral practice, English learners will develop the automaticity they need to succeed academically in content area classes. Frames for Fluency is an excellent supplement to any core English language development (ELD) or English as a second language (ESL) curriculum, and is ideal for summer school, after school, intervention and bilingual programs, and other ELD/ESL settings. As a companion to Ballard & Tighe’s Carousel of IDEAS, Fourth Edition, Frames for Fluency provides reinforcement of the vocabulary and language forms and functions taught in the Carousel program. Although this supplemental tool is aligned to the language forms and functions delineated in Carousel, most core programs today center instruction around proficiency levels with similar proficiency level expectations.

PRIME V2
K, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8

SuccessMaker by Savvas Learning Company

SuccessMaker is an adaptive, online reading and math program for Grades K-8. The online program provides a personalized learning system for continuous adaptive differentiation and intervention. Both programs follow a three-step instructional design that accelerates achievement for all learners: adaptive instruction, instant instructional insights, and teacher-delivered targeted instruction.

PRIME V2
K, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8

SuccessMaker 7 (Pearson)

SuccessMaker is an online program designed to help students successfully meet the College and Career Readiness Standards and state and national standards for math and literacy through an integrated model of literacy instruction.

PRIME V1
K, Grade 1, Grade 2

Amplify's Core Knowledge Language Arts, Language Studio

Language Studio is the designated English Language Development companion for Core Knowledge Language Arts (CKLA). Language Studio provides effective, targeted instruction to address the specific needs of English Language Learners (ELLs). Lessons preview or reinforce language and content introduced during Primary Instruction so that ELLs of all proficiency levels are able to access grade-level content knowledge and develop academic English and effective expression across domains.

PRIME V2
Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Keystone
(Pearson Longman)

Focused, intensive language acquisition and literacy series for English learners from Entering (Newcomer) to Bridging (Advanced) English proficiency.

PRIME V1
Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Evolve by Cambridge University Press

Evolve is a six-level, four-skills American English series with a particular focus on Speaking.

PRIME V2
Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

ACCESS American History

ACCESS presents standards-based subject specific language and content to English language learners

PRIME V1
Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Skills for Effective Writing, Levels 1 through 4 by Cambridge University Press

Students are better writers when they master discrete writing skills. Discrete writing skills, such as creating topic sentences and recognizing irrelevant information, are critical for good writers. When students master these skills, all of their writing improves. This allows teachers to focus their time and feedback on the content of student work. This 4-level series teaches these skills and offers extensive practice opportunities.

PRIME V2
Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8

Branches of Power by iCivics

The lesson was created with all students in mind, including English Language Learners. The game is designed for middle school civics education, but high school teachers may find it appropriate for their students as well. The objectives are for students to simulate the way separation of powers and checks and balances limit government; describe the three branches of government; analyze the structure, functions, and processes of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches;  explain / and illustrate how an idea becomes a law. The support materials help teachers instruct students on the branches of government including the separation of powers and the system of checks and balances. It presents Tiers 2 and 3 vocabulary terms. iCivics provides built-in supports in the game as well as additional scaffolds in the ELL Extension Pack to make the lesson accessible to a wide array of learners.

PRIME V2
Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Interchange by Cambridge University Press

Interchange is a four-level, American English course that has been used by over 50 million students worldwide. This edition has been developed with insights from thousands of experienced teachers. The series delivers a communicative approach, flexible unit structure and easy to use digital support, giving teachers the tools they need, and empowering students to achieve their goals.

PRIME V2
Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Milestones
(Heinle Cengage Learning)

Comprehensive instructional program designed to provide intervention for English Language Learners and struggling readers

PRIME V1
K, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5

HMH On Our Way to English © 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

HMH On Our Way to English is a comprehensive language and literacy program for English Language Learners in grades K?5. The On Our Way to English program provides English instruction in all four domains through interactive exploration of science- and social studies- themed units and differentiated reading instruction. The program was developed to fully address ELD standards and to support the Common Core State Standards. It can be used as a standalone program or to supplement materials currently in use in the classroom.

PRIME V2
K

Treasure Chest for English Language Learners

(Macmillan/McGraw-Hill)

Comprehensive program designed to accelerate language acquisition and reading levels, differentiate for individual learners, and fit the needs of any classroom setting.

PRIME V1
Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

ACCESS Newcomers
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

ACCESS presents standards-based subject specific language and content to English language learners

PRIME V1
Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Champion of IDEAS, Yellow Level

For ELs from Early Advanced through Advanced proficiency levels

Comprehensive and structured core English language development program for middle through high school English learners; provides explicit instruction in grammatical forms and language functions, reading, writing, listening, and speaking

PRIME V1