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Can Do Descriptors Student Name Charts, Grade 1

This chart allows educators to track students by their level of English language proficiency.

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Can Do Descriptors Student Name Charts, Grades 2-3

This chart allows educators to track students by their level of English language proficiency.

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Can Do Descriptors Student Name Charts, Grades 4-5

This chart allows educators to track students by their level of English language proficiency.

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Can Do Descriptors Student Name Charts, Grades 6-8

This chart allows educators to track students by their level of English language proficiency.

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Can Do Descriptors Student Name Charts, Grades 9-12

This chart allows educators to track students by their level of English language proficiency.

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Can Do Descriptors Student Name Charts, Kindergarten

This chart allows educators to track students by their level of English language proficiency.

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Can Do Descriptors, Original Edition, Student Name Charts, Grades K-12

This chart allows educators to track students by their level of English language proficiency.

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Curricular Considerations: Introduction to Collaborating Around the 2020 Edition

The WIDA ELD Standards Framework, 2020 Edition brings new practical ways for all educators working with multilingual learners to conceptualize the development of content and language together through asset-based, equitable, and rigorous approaches in curricular design. This session will encourage participants to think about what collaboration looks like in these contexts.

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English Language Arts

The purpose of this WIDA Focus Bulletin is to provide guidance to teachers of English language arts (ELA) who are implementing the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and working to respond to the specific needs of ELLs. In their treatment of academic language (or the language of school), the CCSS represent a departure from existing content standards.

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ENL New Arrival High School Students: Encouraging Communication in a New Language

WIDA Video Contest Winner

Mindy Lewis-Hitch develops a grade-level, standards-based unit and provides her ninth graders with clear modeling and guided practice using game-type activities for Romeo and Juliet. Mindy also demonstrates working with colleagues to help raise awareness of scaffolding lessons so all learners can be engaged.

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