• Middle School ELL Progress Report

    Student’s Name: ________________________________________                     Date: ______________________

    Language Proficiency Level













    ●  Identify familiar objects or places from oral statements

    ●  Point to objects, people, or places based on short oral descriptions

    ●  Match instructional language, given orally, with visual representation

    ●  Identify functions of content-related topics based on short oral statements reinforced visually

    ● Signal agreement or disagreement of short oral statements or questions

    ● Identify points of view from short statements

    ●  Answer select Wh-questions

    ●  Name and briefly describe past community or school events using visual support

    ●  Compare attributes of real-life objects with a partner

    ●  Show how to solve real-world problems using symbols, numerals, graphs, or diagrams

    ●  Respond yes or no to short statements or questions related to a claim

    ●  Express personal points of view (in home language and English) in support of or against a claim




    ●  Sequence labeled visuals per oral directions

    ●  Identify settings or time frames in narrative or informational scenarios read aloud

    ●  Classify content-related visuals per oral descriptions

    ●  Match oral sentences of cause and effect to illustrations

    ●  Identify claims from a series of oral statements

    ●  Identify evidence to support claims from charts and tables

    ●  State main ideas or points of classroom conversations

    ●  Restate details of content-related topics (in home language and English) in small groups

    ●  Describe situations from modeled sentences

    ●  Connect two content-related ideas that define “how” or “why”

    ●  Answer simple questions related to claims

    ●  State evidence to support claims (in home language and English)




    ●  Match main ideas of familiar text read aloud to visuals

    ●  State the next event in a series based on clues from narrative or informational oral texts

    ●  Match main ideas of familiar text read aloud with visuals

    ●  Show differences between or among content-related phenomena described orally

    ●  Illustrate claims or reasons from oral narratives

    ●  Identify opposing perspectives from oral text

    ●  Relate a series of events by expressing time in multiple tenses

    ●  Connect ideas in content-related discourse using transitions

    ●  Demonstrate how to conduct experiments, engage in processes, or solve problems with supports

    ●  State why events occur, phenomena exist, or some things happen

    ●  Critique opposing claims

    ●  Evaluate the value of options in content-based situations




    ●  Identify main ideas and details in oral discourse

    ●  Evaluate oral presentations of peers based on criteria for success

    ●  Identify relationships between people, ideas, or events in oral discourse

    ●  Match complex oral descriptions to images, graphs, or formulas

    ●  Match evidence to claims in oral discourse

    ●  Formulate opinions based on evidence presented within oral discourse

    ●  Paraphrase and summarizing content-related ideas presented orally

    ●  Connect ideas with supporting details in a variety of oral venues

    ●  Compare content-related concepts

    ●  Connect ideas with supporting details to show relationships

    ●  Connect ideas with supporting details or evidence

    ●  Take stances and summarizing ideas supporting them




    ●  Categorize details of content-related main ideas seen and heard in videos or other technologies

    ●  Sequencing a series of illustrated events from oral passages

    ●  Carry out a series of oral directions to construct mathematical or scientific models

    ●  Connect details to main ideas based on extended oral discourse

    ●  Establish connections among claims, arguments, and evidence, and compare opposing viewpoints presented in oral discourse


    ●  Produce oral multimedia, reports based on research from multiple sources

    ●  Trace the evolution of literary characters, themes, and plots from different venues

    ●  Give demonstrations with step-by-step details

    ●  Evaluate the significance of events, people, or phenomena in oral presentations

    ●  Engage in debates on content-related topics with claims and counterclaims along with reasonable evidence

    ●  Defend points of view with specific claims


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    ●  Identify responses to Wh-questions in charts or illustrated text

    ●  Identify icons in graphs, charts, and environmental print related to familiar topics

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

    ●  Identify social or academic topics highlighted in text

    ●  Identify words or phrases associated with topic choices

    ●  Classify true from false short statements

    ●  Produce labeled illustrations of conclusions reached in problem-solving with a partner

    ●  Reproduce words and phrases related to topics

    ●  Indicate relationships by drawing and labeling content-related pictures on familiar topics

    ●  Describe processes or cycles by labeling diagrams and graphs

    ●  Generate words and phrases that represent opinions

    ●  Make lists of topic choices with peers




    ●  Sequence illustrated text of narrative or informational events

    ●  Locate main ideas in a series of simple sentences

    ●  Compare ideas on the same topic in a series of simple sentences

    ●  Identify how content-related phenomena relate to one another in illustrated text or media

    ●  Distinguish facts from opinions in text

    ●  Identify features associated with content-related claims

    ●  Complete sentences using word banks

    ●  Produce statements related to main ideas on familiar topics in home language and English

    ●  Connect short sentences

    ●  Compare illustrated descriptions of content-related concepts

    ●  State opinions using evaluative language related to content

    ●  Connect simple sentences to form content-related ideas




    ●  Identify topic sentences, main ideas, and details in paragraphs

    ●  Connect people to actions based on oral descriptions with details

    ●  Illustrate relationships between main ideas and details in paragraphs

    ●  Sequence steps or events to describe processes

    ●  Identify claims and the reasons for each claim

    ●  Identify opposing points of view

    ●  Produce short paragraphs with main ideas and some details

    ●  Compose dialogues or blogs based on personal experiences

    ●  Compare and contrasting information, events, or characters

    ●  Produce descriptive paragraphs around a central idea

    ●  Substantiate opinions with content-related examples and evidence

    ●  Provide feedback to peers on language used for claims and evidence




    ●  Order paragraphs in narrative and informational text

    ●  Identify summaries of passages in a variety of genres

    ●  Match content-related cause to effect in graphically-supported text

    ●  Highlight text evidence that points to how systems function

    ●  Identify evidence to support analysis of what texts say

    ●  Classify pros and cons of claims and evidence presented within written texts

    ●  Produce content-related reports

    ●  Reproduce a sequence of events or experiences using transitional words

    ●  Describe relationships between details or examples and supporting ideas

    ●  Connect content-related themes or topics to main ideas

    ●  Craft persuasive pieces with a series of substantiated content-related claims

    ●  Compose scripts with protagonists and antagonists




    ●  Sequence main ideas, events, and conclusions in narrative and informational text

    ●  Match details of content-related topics to main ideas

    ●  Sort grade-level text by highlighting elements of the genre

    ●  Sequence events based on cause and effect

    ●  Evaluate evidence presented in support of claims

    ●  Develop a stance in favor of or against claims presented within content-related text

    ●  Produce research reports using multiple sources

    ●  Summarize conclusions reached from steps in problem-solving or conducting experiments

    ●  Produce informational text around graphs and charts

    ●  Compare content-related ideas from multiple sources in essays, reports, and narratives

    ●  Present opinions in persuasive essays or reports backed by content-related research

    ●  Justify ideas using multiple sources