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Test Administrators and District Test Coordinators can find role-specific resources in the following portals:

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Technology Coordinators can find role-specific resources in the following portal:

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Theoretical Framework for Early English Language Development (E-ELD)

Guide or Manual

The purpose of the E-ELD standards is to provide a developmentally sound Framework for instructing and assessing dual language learners, ages 2.5–5.5 years, which aligns with existing WIDA ELD Standards for Kindergarten through Grade 12 and corresponds to states’ Early Learning Standards. The E-ELD standards, in conjunction with the K–12 ELD standards, will provide WIDA Consortium states a consistent and congruent Framework from early preschool through 12th grade.

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Title III National Evaluation Supplemental Report

Research Report

This report addresses three primary questions:
1. How do you determine a meaningful English language performance standard?
2. How do you establish a realistic, empirically anchored time frame for attaining a given ELP performance standard?
3. How can states take into account English learners’ English language performance level when setting academic progress and proficiency expectations?

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Understanding Language Proficiency to Develop Language Goals, Grades 6-12

Template or Sample

These lesson plans (with accompanying worksheets) guide students in understanding language proficiency, determining their own strengths, and setting goals for language development. Designed for students 6-12.

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Understanding Language Proficiency to Develop Language Goals, Grades K-5

Template or Sample

These lesson plans (with accompanying worksheets) guide students in understanding language proficiency, determining their own strengths, and setting goals for language development. Designed for K-5 students.

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What is ACCESS for ELLs?

Guide or Manual

This document gives a summary of the ACCESS for ELLs assessment and its purpose.

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WIDA Accessibility and Accommodations Framework

Guide or Manual

The WIDA Accessibility and Accommodations Framework consists of the application of effective linguistic scaffolding and Universal Design principles to the development of test items, use of administrative considerations and purposeful design and delivery of universal tools and accommodations.

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WIDA MODEL

Flyers

Are you looking for an interim ELP assessment to predict student performance on ACCESS for ELLs? This flyer provides information on why you should try WIDA MODEL.

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WIDA MODEL Technical Report Grades 1-2 and 3-5

Guide or Manual

This 2012 report describes the development, validity and reliability of the WIDA MODEL assessment for Grades 1-2 and 3-5.

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WIDA MODEL Technical Report Grades 6-8 and 9-12

Guide or Manual

This 2012 report describes the development, validity and reliability of the WIDA MODEL assessment for Grades 6-8 and 9-12.

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