A portal for ISD 518 Prairie Elementary
The PowerPoint ("ELA & ESL on the Prairie (Elementary)
August 18, 2015
PowerPoint version

PDF Handout Version

The Page-A-Day Initiative (PADI)

Go to the 2014 MELED Links for this ...


WIDA-type Supports


The Goal Setting Handouts
PDF Version

Editable MS Word Versions (Landscape versions)

Two-Page "Student Writing Goal Sheet) (below)

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The WIDA Writing Prompts and Scored Explanations



Student Friendly Can-Do Descriptors
Scroll down to mid-page to find these in English and in Spanish


Bonus: Standards-Related

Language-Reduced Prompts

(http://tiny.cc/mpsPrompts)

Similar to the "Costs and Benefits" prompts, these have been developed
to support EL content-related speaking and writing
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Oniine Tools and Resources for Supporting ELLs
The best of the free (or low cost) online tools and sites




Dictionary-Type Supports


Burmese / Karen Academic Glossaries
From Steinhardt University / The New York City School system.
These are a series of curriculum-focused academic glossaries


Google Translate
Also check out phrasebook




Free Electronic Books & Media


Edpuzzle
For movie clips


GetEpic
Free online books


ChildrensLibrary.org
Free Electronic Copies of Children's Books from Libraries of the World
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Unite for Literacy
Free early reader books read aloud in Burmese, Spanish, Somali, Hmong and English,
among other languages


ELA/Common Core Standards tools

Common Core ELA Standards Slider

Darke County I Can Statements (CCSS learning targets by grade)

The Slider again (oops)
Common Core State Standards Learning Progressions


Additional Resources


Free Academic Conversation MOOC (Class)
https://novoed.com/classroom-conversations-fall-2015
Power Vocabulary Lists and Activities
http://zunal.com/webquest.php?w=212682
Ed Leadership Article
http://www.educationalleadership-digital.com/educationalleadership/2015summerfree#pg45


Professional Development Institute, College Classes Rita Teachers