The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) pose an exciting challenge for all educators and their students, each of whom is expected to meet these standards. The CCSS in English Language Arts (ELA) articulate rigorous grade-level expectations focused on higher order thinking processes in the areas of speaking, listening, reading, and writing to prepare all students to be college and career ready. To this end, this reference guide is designed to increase educators' ability to make teaching and learning decisions based on research-based best practices for the academic and language achievement of English language learners (ELLs). It can also serve to initiate professional learning conversations and guide educators to resources that accelerate and improve the teaching and learning of ELL students.Literary Texts: In 4th grade, literary text will represent 50% of the reading, 45% by 8th grade, and 30% by 12th grade. ... Explicit structures on how to engage in persuasive and expository writing will assist ELLs achieve higher skill levels.
|Title||:||CCSS and ELLs: Common Core State Standards and English Language Learners|
|Publisher||:||National Professional Resources Inc./Dude Publishing - 2012-01-01|