ELL Vocabulary Power Packs are designed to provide differentiated and structured supplemental
support to promote the success of grades 3-5 English language learners in mainstream content-area
Three levels of text accompanied by labeled vocabulary images build academic vocabulary and
content-area knowledge by focusing on an overarching topic and four related subtopics.
Each pack aligns to WIDA and TESOL language proficiency standards and contains multiple
opportunities for students to practice academic reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills.
ELL Vocabulary Power Pack Contents
Common Resources for All Packs
The ELL Vocabulary Power Packs are designed for guided and differentiated instruction. The two-page
lesson plan provides a sequence for supporting and guiding instruction along with text-dependent
and critical thinking questions.
The Tips for Differentiating Instruction includes a description of language proficiency levels,
examples of leveled dialogue frames to support student discussions, and additional leveled language
objectives for each lesson.
Leveled Vocabulary Quizzes are included as an assessment tool for each subtopic within the pack.
Additionally, the accompanying Listening and Speaking Rubric and Writing Rubric provide teachers
with leveled scoring guidelines for performance in these language domains.
Lesson 1: Introduction Card
Lesson 2: First Subtopic Card
Lesson 3, 4, and 5:
Repeat the process outlined in Lesson 2 with the other three subtopic cards.
Lesson 6: Conclusion Card
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