Supporting Academic Language and Literacy in the History-Social Science Classroom

This program focuses on Academic Literacy and Language Supports for English Learners and struggling students. This program:

  • Explores the new “Instructional Practices” and “Access and Equity” chapters in the new History-Social Science Curriculum Framework and their descriptions of the relationships between the History-Social Science Content Standards, the Common Core State Standards for Literacy, and the English Language Development Standards.
  • Highlights sentence and passages level deconstruction of historical documents to support comprehension for English Learners and struggling readers.
  • Works with teachers on speaking and writing support for students to demonstrate understanding. 

for Tracy Unified School District