ELL Progress Report Grades 9-12

High School ELL Progress Report


Student's Name: ________________________________________ Date: ______________________


Language Proficiency Level

Listening

Speaking

 

Recount

Explain

Argue

Recount

Explain

Argue

Level

1

Entering

● Match everyday oral content-related words and phrases to pictures, diagrams, or photographs

● Select resources, places, products, or figures from oral statements and visual supports

● Order events or stages of
phenomena from oral statements

● Identify words
and phrases
related to
sequence

● Match oral information to pictures,
diagrams, or photographs
that show points
of view

● Distinguish
words and
phrases related
to opinions or
facts from oral statements

● Name and briefly describing content topics using visual support

● Answer select yes/no or Wh-questions

● Order events or stages of
phenomena
with sequential language

● Using words
and phrases to identify visually supported phenomena

● Relate points of view with visual support (e.g., posters, photographs)

● State pros and cons listed visually on a topic

Level

2

Emerging

● Match oral descriptions of characters or main events in content-related topics

● Follow modeled oral commands

● Sequence steps
in processes or procedures
described orally

● Compare information,
symbols, or icons
on charts or tables described orally

● Recognize the pros or cons of issues from short oral statements

● Identifying
claims in oral statements

● Restate information using content-specific terms

● Provide examples of content-related information previously studied

● Name
properties, characteristics or features of
illustrated
content-related
topics

● Pose and
respond to Wh-questions that
relate to
phenomena

● Respond to oral or written claims

● Offer facts or opinion statements as appropriate to discussion

Level

3

Developing

● Identify main ideas from short content-related oral presentations

● Classify examples of genres read aloud

● Recognize relationships in a series of oral statements

● Identify causes
for particular
events or phenomena in
short oral presentations

● Organize information
related to different perspectives presented orally

● Identify
language choices that represent specific points
of view from a series of oral statements

● Pose and respond to questions in small group discussions

● Describe the sequence of processes, cycles, procedures, or events with details

● Connect causes
to effects in a
series of
statements

● Sequence processes, cycles,
or procedures in short extended discourse

● State claims matched to evidence using a series of related sentences

● Suggest details or reasons to reinforce points of view

Level

4

Expanding

● Follow the steps of content-related tasks or assignments given orally

● Identify details from oral discussions

● Identify components of systems from multimedia

● Interpret cause
and effect from
oral discourse

● Classify claims and evidence
from oral presentations

● Differentiate multiple perspectives presented orally

● Present factual information on content-related topics to the class

● Paraphrase and summarizing content-related ideas in large and small groups

● Describe components of systems in small groups and class discussions

● Provide precise words and phrases
to provide details, descriptions, classifications, comparisons, causes/effects, or procedures

● Take stances and defending them with evidence

● Compare and contrast different points of view

Level

5

Bridging

● Reconstruct past experiences or series of events based on oral discourse

● Recognize nuanced meanings of words and phrases in extended oral discourse

● Identify effects
of events and phenomena from class discussions

● Identify interdependence
of different parts
of systems from multimedia
sources

● Identify how language choices connect to particular
audiences

● Evaluate the purpose of arguments presented by
others

● Engage in extended discussion of effects, impacts, or events related to content topics

● Give multimedia oral presentations on content-related material

● Present information using
an objective,
neutral tone in extended
discourse

● Use
nominalization to compress information and maintain
coherence

● Challenge evidence and claims in debates

● Convince audiences of personal points of view using persuasive language

Language Proficiency Level

Reading

Writing

 

Recount

Explain

Argue

Recount

Explain

Argue

Level

1

Entering

● Match key content-related terms and ideas to images, graphs, icons, or diagrams

● Sequence illustrated text of narrative or informational events

● Identify key
words and
phrases that describe the
topics or
phenomena

● Recognize sequence
statements and illustrations that describe
phenomena

● Match media
with point of
view words and phrases

● Connect
characters/
historical figures with positions or stances on various issues

● List content words or phrases that relate to the topic

● Include images, diagrams, and charts to add details to the topic

● Produce short responses to questions using word/phrase
banks

● Label charts, graphs, timelines,
or cycles to
describe phenomena

● Select words and phrases to represent points of view

● List pros and cons of issues

Level

2

Emerging

● Identify patterns specific to narrative or informational text

● Locate main ideas in a series of related sentences

● Identify
different types of
connectors that
show relationships between topics
and phenomena

● Differentiate between technical and everyday vocabulary

● Make connections between statements that make claims and those providing evidence

● Distinguish language that identifies facts and opinions

● Follow patterns specific to narrative or informational text

● Sequence narratives or informational text using linking words and phrases

● Use transitions and connectors to show causal relationships or procedures

● Choose every
day or technical language to
describe phenomena

● Express claims with evidence

● List content-related ideas that represent different points of view on issues

Level

3

Developing

● Recognize lexical chains that show how characters and ideas are labeled across the text

● Identify detailed descriptions, procedures, and information in paragraphs

● Identify how language provides clarity and precision in describing topics
or phenomena

● Summarize information with diagrams, models, flow charts, or illustrations

● Identify their purposes and audiences

● Evaluate the strength of evidence statements

● Summarize content-related material

● Include important information and related details

● Choose words
and phrases
to provide
precise details,
descriptions, comparisons,
and ordered procedures

● Integrate headings, introductory statements,
and other
features to
organize text

● Justify reasons or opinions with evidence

● Summarize opposing positions with evidence

Level

4

Expanding

● Identify how the authors make language choices and adjusts for audience and purpose

● Reflect on various accounts of a subject told in different media

● Identify the interdependence
of parts of systems

● Compare information on phenomena
across a variety
of multimedia
sources

● Identify persuasive language across content areas

● Follow the progression of logical reasoning

● Create narrative or informational extended text of past events or experiences

● Connect main points, events, and central ideas to conclusions

● Present information objectively by
using a neutral
tone appropriate
to the content
area

● Integrate
images,
diagrams,
formulas, or
charts to describe phenomena

● Evaluate and challenge evidence presented

● Create persuasive essays or reports making adjustments for specific audiences

Level

5

Bridging

● Identify how text structure supports comprehension and retrieval of information and details

● Identify the central idea or theme and how it is supported by clear descriptions and extended details

● Identify how authors connect related ideas
across paragraphs with abstraction,
complex
sentences, and technical
terms

● Trace the
central idea of
text and how it
develops, including how it
is shaped by specific details, extended definitions, facts, quotes, or examples

● Recognize multiple perspectives and points of view on any given issue

● Identify evidence of bias and credibility of sources

● Sequence using language that creates coherence

● Organize information according to content-specific expectations

● Synthesize information and details about phenomena from
a variety of
sources

● Organize information and details logically
and cohesively

● Organize information to show logical reasoning

● Integrate multiple perspectives and evidence from a variety of sources

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