Foundational Literacy Skills with Newcomers

Grades 9-12 / ELA / ELL
CCSS: ELA.RI.9-10.10

Common Core State Standards

ELA

English Language Arts

RI

Reading Standards for Informational Text 6-€“12

9-10

9th & 10th Grades

10

**By the end of grade 9, read and comprehend literary nonfiction in the grades 9â-10 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

By the end of grade 10, read and comprehend literary nonfiction at the high end of the grades 9-10 text complexity band independently and proficiently.**

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Objective

Build literacy skills while engaging with texts and peers

Length

11 min

Questions to Consider

  • How are students building literacy skills throughout the lesson?
  • How does Mr. Maldonado encourage students to use visual representations and gestures to communicate ideas?
  • How does Mr. Maldonado use formative assessment throughout the lesson?

Watch all the videos in this series.

Read the blog Five Essential Practices for Teaching English Language Learners.

Supporting Materials

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  • Lesson Plan: Literacy Class.PDF

  • Worksheet: Fluency Practice.PDF

  • Worksheet: Reading Guide.PDF

  • Worksheet: Split Dictation-Partner A.PDF

  • Worksheet: Split Dictation-Partner B.PDF

  • Five Essential Practices for ELD.PDF

  • Foundational Literacy Skills with Newcomers Transcript

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Lesson Idea (Common Core) Foundational Literacy Skills with Newcomers

Grades 9-12 / ELA / Ell

Foundational Literacy Skills with Newcomers