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Alternate ACCESS for ELLs Speaking 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 Speaking 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 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 for ELLs: Understanding Your Child's Scores (multiple languages)

Send this flyer home with students along with the ACCESS for ELLs Individual Student Report. This flyer explains each piece of score information included in the report. Use this guide, available in multiple languages, to help parents understand what scores mean and how they are used.

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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.

Published May 2014 
Authors: Rosalie Grant, Paula White, Julia Cortada, Sookweon Min

 

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Annual Technical Report for ACCESS for ELLs Online ELP Test, Series 502, 2020-21 (Redacted)

ACCESS for ELLs Technical Reports provide evidence for the validity and reliability of ACCESS for ELLs and support the intended uses, interpretations and decisions made with the test.

This is the redacted report for the 2020-21 administration of ACCESS for ELLs Online.

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Annual Technical Report for ACCESS for ELLs Paper ELP Test, Series 502, 2020-21 (Redacted)

ACCESS for ELLs Technical Reports provide evidence for the validity and reliability of ACCESS for ELLs and support the intended uses, interpretations and decisions made with the test.

This is the redacted report for the 2020-21 administration of ACCESS for ELLs Paper.

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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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