• Fourth and Fifth Grade ELL Progress Report

    Student’s Name: ________________________________________                     Date: ______________________

    Language Proficiency Level













    ●  Match oral words and phrases to content-related pictures or objects

    ●  Identify the topic in oral statements

    ●  Sequence oral procedures or cycles with images

    ●  Distinguish key words and phrases related to phenomena

    ● Match illustrations with oral points of view

    ● Identify language related to facts or opinions from oral presentations

    ●  State key words and phrases associated with the content using visual or graphic support

    ●  Communicate personal experiences orally

    ●  Name components of phenomena using illustrations, photographs, or diagrams

    ●  Demonstrate procedures

    ●  State reasons for choices using words or phrases

    ●  Answer yes/no or choice questions across content or personal preferences




    ●  Classify time-related language in oral statements

    ●  Connect the context of narratives

    ●  Organize routine causal or sequential relationships described orally

    ●  Follow oral directions to show recurring steps in cycles or problem-solving

    ●  Sort evidence and claims from oral descriptions

    ●  Distinguish words and phrases related to opinions or facts from oral statements

    ●  Retell short stories or content-related events

    ●  State procedural steps across content areas

    ●  Give reasons why or how something works using diagrams, charts or images

    ●  State key words or phrases in processes in a sequential order

    ●  State opinions based on experiences

    ●  Respond to opinion statements of others with personal preferences




    ●  Identify the beginning, middle and end in oral retelling of a text

    ●  Follow tasks and directions retold by peers

    ●  Interpret cause and effect relationships in conversations

    ●  Recognize relationships in a series of oral statements

    ●  Identify different perspectives, stances, or points of view

    ●  Recognize reasons for positions in oral presentations

    ●  Present detailed content-related information that has been rehearsed

    ●  State main ideas in classroom conversations on social and academic topics

    ●  State clear sequential procedures to peers

    ●  Compare data or information

    ●  Express opinions using content-area specific language

    ●  Present content-based facts that support a position




    ●  Sequence events or steps based on oral reading of informational text

    ●  Recognize the language of related genres

    ●  Identify precise details, descriptions, or comparisons that support conversation

    ●  Follow oral information on how or why phenomena occur

    ●  Identify evidence that supports predictions or hypotheses

    ●  Differentiate between multiple points of view in class discussions

    ●  Give content-related oral reports

    ●  Sequence steps to solve a problem

    ●  Connect the sequential, cyclical, or causal relationships of content-related issues and concepts

    ●  Present detailed information in small groups

    ●  State relevant evidence for claims

    ●  Respond to opinion statements of others with reasons or evidence




    ●  Identify related information from multiple sources presented orally

    ●  Recognize the key historical, scientific or technical language used in a mini-lecture

    ●  Recognize language used to enhance the specificity of phenomena in class discussions

    ●  Identify components of systems

    ●  Distinguish certainty from uncertainty of spoken words or phrases in context

    ●  Identify the degree of formality in oral presentations

    ●  Convey personal and content-related experiences in a team

    ●  Use technical and specific vocabulary when sharing content information

    ●  Elaborate by adding precision and details to content-related sequence or causal phenomena

    ●  Describe relationships of components within systems

    ●  Support claims with evidence from various sources

    ●  Use claims and evidence to persuade an audience


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    ●  Identify words in context during oral reading of illustrated text on familiar topics or experiences

    ●  Highlight previewed or familiar phrases

    ●  Match illustrated words/ phrases to causal or sequential language

    ●  Sequence sentences strips to show content-area processes from illustrated texts

    ●  Identify key words and phrases of claims

    ●  Identify a claim or an opinion in multimedia with a partner

    ●  Communicate personal experiences through drawings and words

    ●  Reproduce a series of events through illustrated text

    ●  Produce short-answer responses to questions using word/ phrase banks

    ●  Label charts and graphs to describe phenomena (e.g., organisms in ecosystems)

    ●  Select words and phrases to represent points of view using facts from illustrated text or posters

    ●  Use key words or phrases related to the topic




    ●  Classify time-related language in text as present or past

    ●  Identify the “who,” “what,” “where,” and “when” in narrative text with a partner

    ●  Identify different types of connectors

    ●  Identify key words and phrases that describe the topic or phenomena

    ●  Identify language indicative of points of view

    ●  Organize evidence based on sequential language in texts

    ●  Differentiate between claims and evidence

    ●  List procedural steps across content areas

    ●  List positive and negative effects of events in informational or narrative text

    ●  Use key terms related to phenomena

    ●  Order linear and cyclical sequences of phenomena

    ●  State reasons for particular points of view

    ●  List pros and cons of issues




    ●  Sequence events in stories or content-related processes

    ●  Identify main ideas in narrative and informational text

    ●  Match causes with effects

    ●  Identify words or phrases to determine the type of explanation

    ●  Identify evidence from multiple places within text

    ●  Identify different perspectives, stances, or points of view

    ●  Use key words and phrases reflective of main ideas

    ●  Convey details using concrete words and phrases

    ●  Connect related ideas or concepts using linking words and phrases

    ●  Answer “how” or “why questions

    ●  Connect reasons to opinions supported by facts and details

    ●  Make adjustments for audience and context




    ●  Connect details to main ideas or themes

    ●  Identify conclusions in multi-paragraph text

    ●  Identify the different words or phrases that are used to describe the same topic or phenomena

    ●  Organize information on how or why phenomena occur

    ●  Hypothesize or predict based on evidence

    ●  Compare multiple points of view on a topic

    ●  Relate a sequence of events using a variety of transitional words, phrases, and clauses

    ●  Synthesize information across related texts

    ●  Present information on processes or phenomena from a variety of sources

    ●  Elaborate topics with facts, definitions, concrete details, or quotations and examples

    ●  Compare and contrast evidence for claims

    ●  Provide reasons and evidence which support particular points




    ●  Become familiar with the language of related genres

    ●  Summarize information from multiple related sources

    ●  Identify how text provides clear details of the topic or phenomena

    ●  Identify components of systems

    ●  Connect personal experience with textual evidence to strengthen an interpretation of the text

    ●  Evaluate the strength of evidence as support for claims

    ●  Produce content-related reports

    ●  Create narratives that connect personal experiences and content

    ●  Describe how factors contribute to events or outcomes

    ●  Describe how systems relate or interact

    ●  Evaluate positive and negative implications associated with various positions

    ●  Include evidence from multiple sources