PARCC, Common Core, Close Reading and ELLs | D15 Literacy - Common Core, PARCC, & More |

Close reading of texts with ELLs presents more challenges beyond balancing building background knowledge with working with the actual text. Such challenges for educators of ELLs include choosing appropriate grade level texts, supplying supplementary texts at different reading levels, scaffolding instruction, and creating text depending questions that ELLs can access.

Via Deb Gardner