Pasco School District

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Literacy Resources

G.L.A.D.   Guided Language Acquisition Design
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 OSPI Resources
 Washington State Standards for ELA
English Language Proficiency Standards 
 DISTRICT RESOURCES
K-2 Balanced Literacy Framework 
3-8 Balanced Literacy Framework 
English Literacy Library Titles 
Spanish Literacy Library Titles 
 Units of Study
 CONTENT RESOURCES
 Books for Science
 Books for Math
 Literature to Supplement History
 FRAME RESOURCES
general literacy 
video: using sentence frames To jump start writing 
Video: Building & Assessing Oral Academic Language 
Language Forms & Functions 
Language Functions Toolkit 
Compare & Contrast 
Discussion Frames 
Multiple use Frames 
 Frames by ELL Level
Multiple use Frames 
Framed Paragraphs for Various Content 
Main Idea Starters 
 More Main Idea Starters
Frames for Reader Response 
Frames, Transitions, Etc. 
 Inferences, Predictions & More
 Discussion Frames
 Language Lines-Color Coded
  Language Functions & Frames
 Frames for Various Contents
SCIENCE 
Summary Frames  
Lab Report Starters 
MATH 
Math Sentence Frames 
 Algebra 1 Samples
Note: If you Google Sentence Frames or Fluency 
Frames you will find many wonderful resources
 
 LITERATURE
 Read Aloud Resuscitation
Great Read-Aloud Ideas 
Literature Resources 
 Books and Authors
 Literary Terms
 Graphic Organizers for Literary Elements
 Metaphors
 BALANCED LITERACY
 What is Balanced Literacy?
GLAD, Balanced Literacy & Literacy Squared 
READING ARTICLES 
 Let the Words Work Their Magic
 Reading Aloud: Are Students Ever Too Old? 
 Reading Aloud: Is It Worth It?
Nonfiction Reading in the Primary Grades 
 Why Read Aloud?
 Engaging Middle School Readers
Reading Strategies That Assist Content Area Reading 
NONFICTION 
 National Geographic for Kids
 TIME for Kids
 Scholastic News
 Discovery for Kids
 Science News for Kids
TOOLS & RESOURCES 
Graphic Tools for Reading, Writing, & Thinking 
 Graphic Organizers
 Word Central
 Dictionary.com
 WordSmyth
 The Internet Library
 POETRY
 Poetry 4 Kids
Poems for Kids 
 Giggle Poetry
 Reading Lady Poetry
 Different Poetry Patterns
 PBS Favorite Poems
 Poetry for High School
 Famous Poets and Poems
 Poets
30 Days of Poetry 
On Line Rhyming Dictionary