Help your students prepare for the upcoming NYSESLAT exit exam! Included in this document are 5 different picture description prompts you can use as a way to gauge your students' readiness for this subtest. I have also included a "What to include
In order to prepare my students for the upcoming NYSESLAT, I start each period with a three question grammar "bell ringer". This is a great way to accustom our students to the format of the upcoming NYSESLAT without sacrificing precious classroom
As a teacher of English Language Learners (ELLs), I know how important it is for my students to read in English every night--no matter the level of English comprehension. I have found parental signature logs to be ineffective, as most of my
The fact-based essay is a constructed-response question that requires our students to write an essay based on a text prompt, as well as on relevant facts presented in graphics.
As this is a newer test item, I created my own fact-based essay
To best prepare my ESL students for the NYSESLAT, I have created a student-friendly self-edit checklist for the "Picture Description" paragraph writing task.
This checklist makes the directions and requirements of the 4-point rubric comprehsible
I created this project for a Modern Immigration and Memoir Unit that I am developing for my 8th grade ESL Literacy students. As the project is fully Common Core aligned, this task is appropriate and challenging for the mainstream classroom, as