Persuasion across Time and Space: An ELA Unit to Help ELLs Meet New Standards

  • Selected Literacy Topics: Common Core Standards, Language
  • File Type: Web
  • This unit from Understanding Language, titled "Persuasion across Time and Space: Analyzing and Producing Complex Texts," shows instructional approaches that are likely to help English language learners meet new standards in English Language Arts.

    The lessons address potent literacy goals and build on students’ background knowledge and linguistic resources. Built around a set of famous persuasive speeches, the unit supports students in reading a range of complex texts. It invites them to write and speak in a variety of ways and for different audiences and purposes.

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