english development standards comparison

English Development Standards ComparisonFive StandardsSocial LanguageAcademic LanguageLanguage ArtsMathematicsScienceSocial SciencesDemonstrating Cultural AwarnessCritical AnalysisLiterary response,, Expression, and EnjoymentInformation and UnderstandingSocial LanguageFour DomainsListeningSpeakingReadingWritingBroken Down by Grade levelsGrade groups: PreK-1, 2-4, 5-8, 9-12.By Individual grade, PreK through 12Performance IndicatorsBroken down by the respective five standardsIncorporating multiple domainsBroken up by multiple perfomance categories.Beginner, Intermediate, AdvancedOffers example tasks for eaach levelAcross each domainLinked to the Common CoreOn a six point scaleIn easy to follow table formatTeaching StrategiesBreak the class into mixed groups and assigns each group with creating a five short play based on normal school events. Riding the bus, cafeteria, infirmary, and other important elements in navigating a schoolTeacher assigns literary classics (with exiting English translations) from ELL's countries and assigns them as group leaders in creating a report.. Cultural allusions are explored, and possible "Lost in Translation" elements are highlighted. ELL student does not have to present the report.Class is assigned study weather patterns across different parts of the globe (including US, countries of ELLs, and some extreme ones - e.g., mars, to increase fun value). Melting asphalt underfoot, frozen 'hot' drinks, etc., can be part of the (hopefully experienced and shared) project.Students are asked to research the origin of zero and evolution of math in ancient civilizations. Central American students can look into the Mayan placeholder, while Indians, Chinese, and Arab ELLs will have a lot of material!