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Pre K, K

Big English Levels 1-6 and Big Fun Levels 1-3 by Pearson

Big English is a six-level primary program best suited to classes with anywhere between 4 and 8 hours of English each week, Big English is perfect for teachers looking for a well-balanced approach that includes ready-made Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) lessons and a focus on 21st Century skills development. Big Fun is a program that teaches young children ages 3-5 English - by listening, imitating and repeating - in the same way that they learn their native language.

PRIME V2
Pre K, K, Grade 1

Despegando hacia la lectura: Un enfoque de lectura compartida by Okapi Educational Publishing

Despegando hacia la lectura: Un enfoque de lectura compartida - Using a Shared Reading Approach will support young students as they develop the attitudes, understandings, skills, and strategies they need to become successful readers.


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

Academic Encounters by Cambridge University Press

The series is an academic preparation series that uses a sustained content approach. There are two books for each of the four levels. Academic Encounters - Listening & Speaking that addresses listening, note-taking, and discussion skills. Academic Encounters - Reading & Writing that concentrates on reading, study skills, and writing. The two books at each level may be used independently, or they may be used together to form a complete integrated-skills course.

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

ACCESS English

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

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

ACCESS Math

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

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

ACCESS Science

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

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

ACCESS World History

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

All About Me series
(Hoopoe Books)

Appropriate for use in content-based instruction courses and designed to meet national psychology & science standards. Integrated, scaffolded exercises in all four domains.

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
K, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

A+ Rise Standards2Strategy (Pearson)

Online software program matching standards and teaching strategies for English language learners

PRIME V1
Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6

Benchmark Advance ALL ©2017 by Benchmark Education Company, LLC

Benchmark Advance ALL accelerates learning for English Learners in Grades 2 through 6. The program is comprised of 170 leveled readers that encourage striving readers to achieve reading success at higher levels. The Advance ALL student books and support materials can be integrated into instruction of any core reading program or used as a supplementary asset. Advance ALL helps students build literacy skills, topical knowledge, and reading strategies. The program is appropriate for students and ELs of all ages who are preliterate or proficient at an Emergent to Early/Fluent level. Advance ALL is also an appropriate tool for SLIFE students, long-term ELs, Special Education students, and adult English Learners.

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

Benchmark Taller, Taller del Lector, Taller del Escritor, Taller de Fonetica y Estudio de Palabras, Microtaller de vocabulario, y Microtaller de Gramatica by Benchmark Education

Benchmark Taller accelerates learning while giving teachers supports and resources to meet the unique needs of the bilingual and biliterate student. The program provides comprehensive literacy instruction with the following resources to promote bilingualism and biliteracy; reading mini-lessons that support both close reading and metacognition, explicit phonics and word study instruction to build strong Spanish language foundational skills, levels texts for small guided group instruction and tiered differentiation, and writing mini-lessons to support Spanish writing skills.The Benchmark program employs a system of building Spanish language skills, an integration of literacy, language and content area knowledge. Instruction is integrated to accelerate the bilingual and biliterate student learning and application of language in context.  The mini-lessons and Teatro del Lector incorporate differentiation and formative assessments to monitor student’s language and literacy development in Spanish.

PRIME V2 ESPAÑOL
K, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

BrainPOP ESL

BrainPOP ESL is a comprehensive, online, English-language learning program that models English and motivates students through highly engaging animated movies and associated features and activities. Students progress from beginning to advanced levels practicing conversational and academic English in all four language domains. The movies range from simple, everyday scenarios to more complex, core content-related topics. What sets BrainPOP ESL apart is the highly engaging and motivating animated content. Combining that with the comprehensive academic program, the robust teacher support materials, and the inherent flexibility of the program, BrainPOP ESL is uniquely suited to meet the needs of any learning environment.

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

Carousel of IDEAS, 4th Edition - Ballard & Tighe

Carousel of IDEAS is a program designed to prepare K-5 English language learners for transition into mainstream academic classes. The program integrates listening, speaking, reading, and writing into the major content areas. It can be used in a pull-out or an immersion program. The program allows teachers to customize the lessons based on the student abilities. The variety of activities and teaching materials enables teachers to provide differentiated instruction and address a wide range of learning styles and student abilities. The program builds on prior learning and language is recycled from chapter to chapter to build upon concepts presented. Integrated literature helps students build and refine literacy and critical thinking skills. Students engage in active learning and group settings to experience authentic and meaningful communication.

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

Carousel of IDEAS, Set 1
(Ballard & Tighe)

For ELs from Beginning through Early Intermediate proficiency levels

Comprehensive and structured core English language development program providing explicit instruction in reading, writing, listening, and speaking

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

Carousel of IDEAS, Set 2
(Ballard & Tighe)

For ELs from Intermediate through Advanced proficiency levels

Comprehensive and structured core English language development program providing explicit instruction in reading, writing, listening, and speaking

PRIME V1