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English Learner Education

ESL Model Curriculum Units

The series of videos below are part of the Massachusetts Next Generation ESL Project: Model Curriculum Units (MCUs). Each video showcases excerpts from a lesson from an ESL MCU being implemented in an ESL classroom.

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Fulfilling Our Promise: Snapshots of English Learners and their Families

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ESL Grade 7, ELP Levels 1–2, showcasing MCU: Access to Clean Water
Classroom: Plouffe Academy, Brockton

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ESL Grade K, ELP Levels 1–2, showcasing Lesson 10 of MCU: Emotions / How do I feel?
Classroom: South Street Elementary School, Fitchburg

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ESL Grade K, ELP Levels 2–3, showcasing MCU: The Language of Addition and Subtraction

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ESL Grade Band 1–2, ELP Levels 1–2, showcasing Lesson 1, MCU: Justice, Courage, and Fairness
Classroom: Rafael Hernandez School, Roxbury

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ESL Grade Band 1–2, ELP Levels 1–2, showcasing Lesson 6 of MCU: Animals and Where They Live
Classroom: Mayo Elementary School, Holden

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ESL Grade 1, ELP Levels 1–3, showcasing a custom MCU: "Family Stories."
Classroom: Francis Wyman School in Burlington

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ESL Grade 3–5, ELP Levels 2–3, showcasing MCU: The Language of Newspaper Interviewing and Reporting

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ESL Grade Band 3–5, ELP Levels 3–4, showcasing Lesson 5 of MCU: Historical Perspectives.
Classroom: South Street Elementary School, Fitchburg

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ESL Grade Band 3–5, ELP Levels 1–2, showcasing Lesson 4, MCU: Describing and Explaining Weathering and Erosion.
Classroom: Argenziano School, Somerville

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ESL Grade 6, ELP Levels 1–2, showcasing MCU: Personal Narrative

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ESL Grade 6–8, ELP Levels 2–3, showcasing MCU: Using Data to Advocate for Change

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ESL Grade 9–12, ELP Levels 1–2, showcasing MCU: Exploring Topics in African-American Civil Rights

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ESL Grade Band 9–12, ELP Levels 2–3, showcasing Lesson 4 of MCU: Exploring Women's Rights.
Classroom: Brighton High School, Brighton

Last Updated: June 5, 2020

 
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