ELL CollectionTips Overview
Support English language learners with tools, resources, and research-based strategies to achieve success with social and academic English. Learning A-Z's ELL Collection provides reading, listening, speaking, and writing resources organized in content area topics at varying grade ranges.
The ELL Collection combines all the resources of Reading A-Z or Raz-Plus, as well as a collection of WIDA, TESOL, and CCSS-aligned resources designed specifically for ELLs. With this online solution, you have access to hundreds of time-saving ELL-specific resources with integrated grammar and vocabulary support.
Why Use Our ELL Collection
Learning A-Z's ELL Collection provides a broad range of resources for content-based and thematic-based instruction for ELLs from beginning to advanced levels of proficiency.
- Resources link directly to content-based and thematic-based texts, and visuals focus on developing speaking, listening, writing, and reading skills in both social and academic contexts, all while building knowledge of academic vocabulary.
- Students develop tier 2 and 3 academic vocabulary as well as basic social and survival vocabulary.
- The collection is designed to correlate to WIDA, TESOL, and other state English language proficiency standards as well as 21st century skills and Common Core Standards.
- Teachers save time by delivering ready-made resources via the Internet.
Our ELL Collection contains not only the benefits of Reading A-Z or Raz-Plus, but also sets of resources specifically designed for English Language Learners. Between the different resource sets, you will find a mix of common characteristics.
Three grade rangesGrade K
Five Language Proficiency LevelsLanguage Proficiency Level 1
Language Proficiency Level 2
Language Proficiency Level 3
Language Proficiency Level 4
Language Proficiency Level 5
Four domains of language*Reading
*Plus vocabulary and grammar
Five content areasLanguage Arts
Social & Instructional Language
Grade ranges and content areas are the two most common organizing strategies across the ELL Collection resources to help you find what you need quickly and efficiently. You also might see resources organized by the domains of language. All resources are designed to correlate to WIDA, TESOL, and Common Core State Standards.
Vocabulary, grammar, speaking, and writing support for leveled books.
Thematically organized, projectable visuals and organizers to develop vocabulary, language, and critical thinking.
Engaging images and patterned text to develop social and academic language.
Resources to assess language development in speaking, writing, reading, and listening.
Comprehensive resources tied to ELL Assessments to practice and apply targeted skills.