6th-7th Grades English Learner Instruction

In these videos, students collaboratively analyze complex texts to form opinions about related topics and work together to reconstruct and summarize texts. Resources in this collection reflect evidence-based recommendations from the WWC Practice Guides Teaching Academic Content and Literacy to English Learners in Elementary and Middle School, Teaching Secondary Students to Write Effectively, and Improving Adolescent Literacy: Effective Classroom and Intervention Practices.

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Rewriting a Text in 6th Grade Science

English Learners

In this video, students work together to rewrite a scientific text with the support of their teacher.

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School Example

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Collaborative Summarizing in 7th Grade History

English Learners

Watch how students work in pairs to summarize a grade 7 history text after their teacher models how to locate the best information and combine and condense ideas into summaries.  

Resource Type

School Example

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