ELL Supports for Writing and Discussion

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It is important for English Language Learners to be able to participate fully in grade-level writing and discussion activities. As they continue to develop English language skills, they may benefit from specific scaffolding strategies designed to support their access. This handout describes, and provides examples of, three research-based strategies:

  • Sentence frames/Starters
  • Signal Words
  • Word Banks