Scaffolding for ELLs in Distance Learning or Hybrid Settings Tools Packet

View PDF version: Scaffolding Tools Packet

The tools packet provided here is referenced throughout the presentation of Scaffolding for ELLs in Distance Learning or Hybrid Settings. The PDF linked above provides participants with a printable or digital copy to complete as the training progresses. Participants can also use the links provided here to work through the prompts for each tool. 

Tool #1: Scaffolding for ELLs Self-Assessment

Determine your level of familiarity with each scaffold and consider the extent to which they see these scaffolds used in the classrooms their school.

Tool #2: Categories of Scaffolds and Examples

Familiarize yourself with different examples of scaffolds that may help you create content.

Tool #3: What I Know About My ELL

This form will help collect basic information that will help you get to know your students. 

Tool #4: Checklist for Increasing Academic Language Awareness

Framed around a set of awareness-building questions,  this checklist provides practical considerations to help analyze language and discover new strategies to improve text comprehension.

Tool #5: Suggested Scaffolds at Each Proficiency Level

This tool will help you select appropriate scaffolding based on English language proficiency levels (ELP).

Tool #6: ELL Materials Checklist

This tool makes will help educators select appropriate scaffolding based on their students’ English language proficiency levels (ELP). 

Tool #7: Scaffolded Lesson Planning Checklist

This checklist provides ten research-based considerations to help reflect on current practices and discover new strategies for developing effective assessments for ELs during distance learning.

Tool #8: Scaffolded Lesson Planning Tool

This tool provides guidelines and considerations that will help you think deeply about the best ways to incorporate scaffolds into your instruction.