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Alternate ACCESS for ELLs Writing Rubric

Interpretive rubrics are analytic scales that describe various aspects of spoken and written language to help educators recognize what speaking and writing sound and look like at various levels of English language proficiency. Use the Alternate ACCESS for ELLs Writing Rubric to understand the scores students earn on the assessment, analyze student performance in the classroom, and plan ways to scaffold language learning.

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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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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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Can Do Booklet Grades 9-12

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 PreK-K

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 Descriptors - Early Years

The Early Years Can Do Descriptors provide examples of what dual-language learners (DLLs) can do at various stages of language development from 2 to 5 years old.

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