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CCRS in the ABE Classroom: Beginning ESL

Are you a teacher who is wondering how to integrate the CCR Standards into your teaching? This lesson focuses on:

  • Shift 2: Evidence
  • Reading Anchors 1, 3, and 7, Level A
  • Speaking and Listening Anchors 1 and 6, Level A
  • Language Anchor 1

During this lesson, learners demonstrate their ability to: 1) Ask and answer questions about key details in a text, 2) Describe the connection between individuals, 3) Use illustrations to describe key ideas, 4) Speak audibly, express thoughts clearly and succinctly, 5) Follow rules for discussions & responding to comments/questions in an exchange, and 6) Understand and use question words, possessive pronouns, and the progressive verb tense.

The accompanying discussion/reflection guide can be used in its entirety or is separated into meaningful chunks for shorter, more focused PD.

Use the video and guide:

  • as part of an all-staff meeting
  • in a PLC
  • with a colleague
  • individually