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Alternate ACCESS for ELLs Parent Handout (Spanish)

This document helps parents and families understand the Alternate ACCESS for ELLs assessment and its components.

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Alternate ACCESS for ELLs Parent Handout (Vietnamese)

This document helps parents and families understand the Alternate ACCESS for ELLs assessment and its components.

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Alternate ACCESS for ELLs Participation Decision Tree

This guide helps IEP teams determine if a student should take the Alternate ACCESS for ELLs assessment, or the ACCESS for ELLs (Online or Paper) with accommodations.

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Alternate ACCESS Sample Items

This document is intended to help Alternate ACCESS for ELLs test administrators become familiar with features of the Alternate ACCESS assessment. One sample item is provided for each domain (Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing) so that test administrators can see how test items are formatted in each section. Only grade-level cluster 3-5 sample items are represented.

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Alternate Model Performance Indicators

The Alternate Model Performance Indicators (AMPIs) provide expectations of what multilingual learners with significant cognitive disabilities should be able to process and produce at a given alternate English language proficiency level.

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American Indian English Language Learners

This WIDA Focus Bulletin explores the integral connection between language and culture for American Indian English Language Learners.

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Assessment Review Events

This flyer provides information to educators on WIDA Assessment review events. Educators who are interested in lending their expertise to the test development and review process are invited to complete a survey (link embedded in flyer) to be considered for participation in future WIDA events.​

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Can Do Booklet Grades 1-2

This booklet complements the WIDA English Language Proficiency Standards and provides a valuable set of resources aligned to the Performance Definitions for the levels of English language proficiency.

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Can Do Booklet Grades 3-5

This booklet complements the WIDA English Language Proficiency Standards and provides a valuable set of resources aligned to the Performance Definitions for the levels of English language proficiency.

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Can Do Booklet Grades 6-8

This booklet complements the WIDA English Language Proficiency Standards and provides a valuable set of resources aligned to the Performance Definitions for the levels of English language proficiency.

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