ELA: All Resources, Research and Curriculum

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“Just Write!” from TEAL (Teaching Excellence in Adult Literacy)
The Just Write! guide is an online &/or downloadable PDF resource guide for ABE teachers , intended to increase familiarity with evidence-based writing instruction and to facilitate translation of research findings into teaching practices and products that will enhance the quality of...
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ELA Proficiency Guide
This page contains the English Language Arts Proficiency Guide for Teachers of Adult Education , and related documents. Big Picture: Get the main idea with To the Point: The ELA Proficiency Guide & the MA Prof. Standards for AE. ELA PG: See below for actual English Language Arts Proficiency...
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Glossary for ELA Instruction
Explore this handy glossary of key terms used in the ELA Proficiency Guide for Teachers of Adult Education .
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Videos: ABE ELA lessons on Claims and Evidence
These videos show standards-aligned lessons and standards-aligned instruction—aligned with the College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education for English Language Arts and Literacy (CCRSAE-ELA) and their overarching instructional shifts. Intended for a High Intermediate/Low Adult...
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Alignment of ELA PD with the MA Professional Standards
Have you used the English Language Arts Proficiency Guide for Teachers of Adult Education to identify areas that you want to learn more about and/or become more effective in? Then search here for PD and resources aligned with the ELA Proficiency Guide, a companion to the Massachusetts Professional...
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ELA PD Overview and Suggested Sequence
All in one place—the suggested sequence of PD from the ELA Curriculum & Instruction PD Center, and a broad overview of what we have to offer.
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Standards
There are many standards, frameworks, and guidelines to mine for useful information and guidance. College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education (CCRSAE) Explore our gathered resources about the CCRSAE . Massachusetts Professional Standards for Teachers of Adult Basic Education Review...
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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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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.