Teachers with ELLs in their classrooms are required to include language instruction across content areas. Therefore, each state has developed English language proficiency/development (ELP/ELD) standards. An examination of these standards reveals a close parallel to English language arts standards. Teachers must include an ELP/ELD standard that correlates with the content standard so that ELLs are learning to listen, speak, read, write, and develop academic vocabulary in English.
Complete the “Standards Alignment “ template to plan mini-lessons aligned to both content and ELP/ELD standards and provide a written rationale explaining the alignment of standards and instruction.