• High School ELL Progress Report

    Student’s Name: ________________________________________                     Date: ______________________

    Language Proficiency Level













    ●  Match everyday oral content-related words and phrases to pictures, diagrams, or photographs

    ●  Select resources, places, products, or figures from oral statements and visual supports

    ●  Order events or stages of phenomena from oral statements

    ●  Identify words and phrases related to sequence

    ●  Match oral information to pictures, diagrams, or photographs that show points of view

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

    ●  Name and briefly describing content topics using visual support

    ●  Answer select yes/no or Wh-questions

    ●  Order events or stages of phenomena with sequential language

    ●  Using words and phrases to identify visually supported phenomena

    ●  Relate points of view with visual support (e.g., posters, photographs)

    ●  State pros and cons listed visually on a topic




    ●  Match oral descriptions of characters or main events in content-related topics

    ●  Follow modeled oral commands

    ●  Sequence steps in processes or procedures described orally

    ●  Compare information, symbols, or icons on charts or tables described orally

    ●  Recognize the pros or cons of issues from short oral statements

    ●  Identifying claims in oral statements

    ●  Restate information using content-specific terms

    ●  Provide examples of content-related information previously studied

    ●  Name properties, characteristics or features of illustrated content-related topics

    ●  Pose and respond to Wh-questions that relate to phenomena

    ●  Respond to oral or written claims

    ●  Offer facts or opinion statements as appropriate to discussion




    ●  Identify main ideas from short content-related oral presentations

    ●  Classify examples of genres read aloud

    ●  Recognize relationships in a series of oral statements

    ●  Identify causes for particular events or phenomena in short oral presentations

    ●  Organize information related to different perspectives presented orally

    ●  Identify language choices that represent specific points of view from a series of oral statements

    ●  Pose and respond to questions in small group discussions

    ●  Describe the sequence of processes, cycles, procedures, or events with details

    ●  Connect causes to effects in a series of statements

    ●  Sequence processes, cycles, or procedures in short extended discourse

    ●  State claims matched to evidence using a series of related sentences

    ●  Suggest details or reasons to reinforce points of view




    ●  Follow the steps of content-related tasks or assignments given orally

    ●  Identify details from oral discussions

    ●  Identify components of systems from multimedia

    ●  Interpret cause and effect from oral discourse

    ●  Classify claims and evidence from oral presentations

    ●  Differentiate multiple perspectives presented orally

    ●  Present factual information on content-related topics to the class

    ●  Paraphrase and summarizing content-related ideas in large and small groups

    ●  Describe components of systems in small groups and class discussions

    ●  Provide precise words and phrases to provide details, descriptions, classifications, comparisons, causes/effects, or procedures

    ●  Take stances and defending them with evidence

    ●  Compare and contrast different points of view




    ●  Reconstruct past experiences or series of events based on oral discourse

    ●  Recognize nuanced meanings of words and phrases in extended oral discourse

    ●  Identify effects of events and phenomena from class discussions

    ●  Identify interdependence of different parts of systems from multimedia sources

    ●  Identify how language choices connect to particular audiences

    ●  Evaluate the purpose of arguments presented by others

    ●  Engage in extended discussion of effects, impacts, or events related to content topics

    ●  Give multimedia oral presentations on content-related material

    ●  Present information using an objective, neutral tone in extended discourse

    ●  Use nominalization to compress information and maintain coherence

    ●  Challenge evidence and claims in debates

    ●  Convince audiences of personal points of view using persuasive language

    Language Proficiency Level













    ●  Match key content-related terms and ideas to images, graphs, icons, or diagrams

    ●  Sequence illustrated text of narrative or informational events

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

    ●  Recognize sequence statements and illustrations that describe phenomena

    ●  Match media with point of view words and phrases

    ●  Connect
    characters/historical figures with positions or stances on various issues

    ● List content words or phrases that relate to the topic

    ● Include images, diagrams, and charts to add details to the topic

    ●  Produce short responses to questions using word/phrase banks

    ●  Label charts, graphs, timelines, or cycles to describe phenomena

    ●  Select words and phrases to represent points of view

    ●  List pros and cons of issues




    ●  Identify patterns specific to narrative or informational text

    ●  Locate main ideas in a series of related sentences

    ●  Identify different types of connectors that show relationships between topics and phenomena

    ●  Differentiate between technical and everyday vocabulary

    ●  Make connections between statements that make claims and those providing evidence

    ●  Distinguish language that identifies facts and opinions

    ●  Follow patterns specific to narrative or informational text

    ●  Sequence narratives or informational text using linking words and phrases

    ●  Use transitions and connectors to show causal relationships or procedures

    ●  Choose every day or technical language to describe phenomena

    ●  Express claims with evidence

    ●  List content-related ideas that represent different points of view on issues




    ●  Recognize lexical chains that show how characters and ideas are labeled across the text

    ●  Identify detailed descriptions, procedures, and information in paragraphs

    ●  Identify how language provides clarity and precision in describing topics or phenomena

    ●  Summarize information with diagrams, models, flow charts, or illustrations

    ●  Identify their purposes and audiences

    ●  Evaluate the strength of evidence statements

    ●  Summarize content-related material

    ●  Include important information and related details

    ●  Choose words and phrases to provide precise details, descriptions, comparisons, and ordered procedures

    ●  Integrate headings, introductory statements, and other features to organize text

    ●  Justify reasons or opinions with evidence

    ●  Summarize opposing positions with evidence




    ●  Identify how the authors make language choices and adjusts for audience and purpose

    ●  Reflect on various accounts of a subject told in different media

    ●  Identify the interdependence of parts of systems

    ●  Compare information on phenomena across a variety of multimedia sources

    ●  Identify persuasive language across content areas

    ●  Follow the progression of logical reasoning

    ●  Create narrative or informational extended text of past events or experiences

    ●  Connect main points, events, and central ideas to conclusions

    ●  Present information objectively by using a neutral tone appropriate to the content area

    ●  Integrate images, diagrams, formulas, or charts to describe phenomena

    ●  Evaluate and challenge evidence presented

    ●  Create persuasive essays or reports making adjustments for specific audiences




    ●  Identify how text structure supports comprehension and retrieval of information and details

    ●  Identify the central idea or theme and how it is supported by clear descriptions and extended details

    ●  Identify how authors connect related ideas across paragraphs with abstraction, complex sentences, and technical terms

    ●  Trace the central idea of text and how it develops, including how it is shaped by specific details, extended definitions, facts, quotes, or examples

    ●  Recognize multiple perspectives and points of view on any given issue

    ●  Identify evidence of bias and credibility of sources

    ●  Sequence using language that creates coherence

    ●  Organize information according to content-specific expectations

    ●  Synthesize information and details about phenomena from a variety of sources

    ●  Organize information and details logically and cohesively

    ●  Organize information to show logical reasoning

    ●  Integrate multiple perspectives and evidence from a variety of sources