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Glossary for ELA Instruction
This document is a glossary of key terms used in the ELA Proficiency Guide for Teachers of Adult Education. The Proficiency Guide is a companion to the Massachusetts Professional Standards for Teachers of Adult Education . Visit the ACLS page, http://www.doe.mass.edu/acls/edueffectiveness/default...
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ELA Curriculum Unit: "Where Did You Hear That? Becoming Critical Consumers of News Media"
" Where Did You Hear That? Becoming Critical Consumers of News Media " is a CCRSAE-aligned unit for ABE students at GLE 4–8, adaptable for GLE 9–12. (See other standards-aligned curricula.) " Where Did You Hear That? Becoming Critical Consumers of News Media " was developed by Kristi Kaeppel, lead...
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Alignment of ELA PD with the MA Professional Standards
As you look through the ELA Proficiency Guide to the MA Professional Standards for Teachers of Adult Education , whether alone or as part of your program’s (optional) EGE cycle, you may identify areas that you want to learn more about and/or become more effective in. This document shows the...
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Introduction to the CCRSAE for ELA (video)
Watch a 15-minute narrated introduction to the College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education (CCRSAE) for ELA. This is an update of the similar video created in 2015. The resources referenced in this video, and additional resources and PD, are available at https://www.sabes.org/pd-...
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SABES ELA Website Highlights -- Handy Resource!
For your reference—a one page handy guide to the ELA portion of the SABES website.
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Dawnland Documentary
Do you teach social studies, or have an interest in child welfare, recent Native American history, working together for social justice, or the practice of a truth and reconciliation commission? There are many possible connections to this documentary. "DAWNLAND is about cultural survival and stolen...
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About Text Sets
What are Text Sets? Why use them? When? Are they stand-alone, or do you need to pre-teach? Can they be used with all GLEs? See text set examples , and find answers to these questions in "About Text Sets":
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Curriculum: Critical Media Consumers Unit, Lesson 2
" Introduction to Author's Purpose and Persuasive Strategies " Lesson 2 of 3 for the ELA unit, " Where Did You Hear That? Becoming Critical Consumers of News Media " Websites used in Lesson 2: MA STAR Handbook , pg. 17 chart of vocabulary strategies ReadWriteThink's Persuasive Techniques in...
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Curriculum: Critical Media Consumers Unit, Lesson 3
" Bias—In the News and Inside of Us " Lesson 3 of 3 for the ELA unit, " Where Did You Hear That? Becoming Critical Consumers of News Media " Websites used in Lesson 3: MA STAR Handbook , pg. 17 chart of vocabulary strategies Media Bias Fact Check provides lists of sites that contain right and left-...
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Curriculum: Critical Media Consumers Unit, Lesson 1
"News—The Good, the Fake, and the Funny" Lesson 1 of 3 for the ELA unit, " Where Did You Hear That? Becoming Critical Consumers of News Media " Websites used in Lesson 1: MA STAR Handbook , pg. 17 chart of vocabulary strategies Video— Pizzagate Video— TED Talk: How False News Can Spread OR on...