Grade 4 ELA Module 1A, Unit 1, Lesson 1 – Lesson Exemplar for ELLs/MLLs

Elementary students reading

This is the first lesson in the Unit 1. As noted in the introduction, AIR provides scaffolding differentiated for ELL students at the entering (EN), emerging (EM), transitioning (TR), and expanding (EX) levels of English language proficiency. The level(s) for which the scaffolds are appropriate are indicated in brackets (e.g., [EN]). Where [ALL] is indicated, it means that the scaffold is intended for all levels of students. Scaffolds are gradually reduced as student become more proficient in English. 

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RI.4.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when...
RI.4.3 Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text,...
SL.4.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led...

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