• First  Grade ELL Progress Report

    Student’s Name: ________________________________________                     Date: ______________________

    Language Proficiency Level













    ● Mimic gestures or movement associated with oral commands

    ● Match key words or expressions in songs, chants, and poems to illustrations

    ●   Identify real-life objects based on descriptive oral phrases or short sentences

    ●  Point to objects or people reflective of content-related vocabulary

    ●  Answer questions about likes and preferences

    ●  Identify words or phrases that express opinions

    ●  Repeat words, phrases and memorized chunks of language related to different topics

    ●  Answer yes or no questions about stories or experiences

    ●  Answer questions with words or phrases

    ●  Describe pictures or classroom objects

    ●   Express preferences in naming and pointing to objects

    ●  Repeat language to express agreement or disagreement




    ●   Act out oral statements using manipulatives or real-life objects

    ●  Point to objects, characters or places from oral descriptions

    ●   Classify real-life objects according to their function based on oral directions

    ●  Interpret oral descriptions and matching them to illustrations

    ●   Evaluate options to make personal choices from oral simple sentences

    ●  Signal agreement or disagreement with short oral statements using gestures

    ●  State content-related facts in context

    ●  Describe characters or places in picture books

    ●   Demonstrate how to do something using gestures or real-life objects

    ●  Describe what people do from action pictures

    ●  Respond to short statements or questions about choices

    ●  State likes and dislikes to participate in conversations with peers




    ●  Sequence pictures of stories read aloud

    ●  Follow modeled oral instructions related to content

    ●  Follow peer statements to create projects

    ●  Identify illustrated cycles or processes described orally

    ●   Classify objects according to descriptive oral statements

    ●  Follow conditional directions

    ●  Retell simple stories from picture cues

    ●  Participate in dialog with peers on familiar topics

    ●   State associations between two objects, people, or events

    ●  Tell why something happened

    ●  Describe characters or objects using pictures or actions

    ●  State choices of materials or supplies and reasons for their selection




    ●   Identify characters, plots, and settings from oral stories

    ●  Find details in illustrated narrative or informational text read aloud

    ●  Follow illustrated content-related procedures shared orally

    ●  Organize real-life objects based on oral comparisons

    ●  Organize information from oral comparisons of people or objects

    ●  Identify claims about real-life objects or events based on observations or experiences

    ●   Restate information with some details

    ●  Summarize a series of familiar events or routines

    ●   Connect ideas by building on guided conversations with peers

    ●  Describe in detail the function of objects or roles of people

    ●  Justify the use of objects for particular purposes

    ●  Support content-related ideas with examples




    ●  Construct models based on instructions from extended oral discourse with a partner

    ●  Follow multistep oral directions during content-related activities

    ●  Organize causes and effects of various phenomena presented orally

    ●  Use strategies and procedures shared by peers


    ●  Identify claims and reasons from oral discourse

    ●  Identify reasons for choices from oral stories

    ●   Present information on content-related topics

    ●  Share details about personal experiences with peers and adults

    ●  State conditions for cause and effect

    ●  Elaborate on details of content-related procedures

    ●   Compare and contrast content-related ideas

    ●  Provide evidence for specific claims

    Language Proficiency Level













    ●   Using pictures and illustrations to identify themes or storylines

    ●  Matching vocabulary to illustrated stories

    ●   Identify icons from illustrated texts or media with a partner

    ●  Sort objects according to their use based on labeled illustrations

    ●  Categorize labeled pictures or photographs

    ●  Identify opinions from illustrated statements

    ●  Form words using a variety of strategies 

    ●  Answer Wh- oral questions or using icons to plan stories

    ●  Design, draw and label content-specific models

    ●  Identify topics through photographs, illustrated word walls, or software

    ●  Indicate agreement with opinions of others using labeled drawings

    ●  Draw icons or symbols to represent preferences




    ●   Pointing to icons, letters, or illustrated words that represent ideas

    ●  Identifying repetitive words and phrases in texts

    ●   Match descriptive labels or headings to illustrated text

    ●  Identify labeled illustrations signaled by Wh- questions

    ●  Identify information related to events from graphics

    ●  Share likes and dislikes using environmental print

    ●  Providr information in graphic organizers

    ●  Present content related information labeling visuals or graphics

    ●  Label and illustrate observations over time

    ●  Describe people, places, or objects from illustrated examples

    ●  Produce simple sentences from models about likes, wants, and needs

    ●  Supply facts about topics




    ●  Identifying Wh- words in questions

    ●  Recalling content-related information from illustrated texts read aloud

    ●   Sort illustrated content words and phrases into categories

    ●  Match labeled illustrations to “how” or “why” questions

    ●  Identify persuasive words in written phrases or statements in context

    ●  Identify language of wants and needs in illustrated short stories read aloud

    ●  Describe feelings or reactions to personal events or situations

    ●  Recall information from events or experiences

    ●  Classify illustrated words and phrases into groups

    ●  Compare real-life objects, numbers, or animals using models

    ●  Participate in interactive journals with peers

    ●  State preferences related to social and academic topics




    ●   Identifying the main topic of texts

    ●  Ordering illustrations based on sequence of events from texts read aloud

    ●  Find details in illustrated narrative or informational texts read aloud

    ●  Identify what authors say in oral stories

    ●   Distinguish characters’ opinions or preferences from illustrated text read aloud

    ●  Determine the author’s point of view from illustrated texts

    ●  Produce a series of related sentences from transition word starters

    ●  Describe observations firsthand or from media

    ●  Describe models related to content-related phenomena in pictures or real-life

    ●  Express feelings and a reason related to situations or events

    ●  Describe patterns in processes and stories to use as evidence

    ●  State reasons for particular claims or opinions in content-related topics




    ●  Distinguishing among characters, settings, and events in narratives

    ●  Reconstructing texts read orally using drawings or reenacting text with performances

    ●   Order content-related events according to information in illustrated texts

    ●  Identify steps or stages of content-related processes or events from informational or explanatory texts

    ●  Determine what happens next from illustrated observations

    ●  Identify evidence or reasons in peers’ written text


    ●  Compose stories or narratives using sequential language

    ●  Edit personal narratives based on criteria for success

    ●  Describe causes and effects of actions and strategies

    ●  Sequence steps in solving problems using short sentences, illustrations, and symbols

    ●  Provide simple edits to peers’ writing

    ●  Elaborate content-related claims with examples