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.
These Model Curriculum Units and videos were created by the Department in 2016. They are not aligned to 2020 WIDA Standards and have not been evaluated using CURATE or the High Quality NGESL Instructional Materials Review Process and ESL Curriculum Review Rubric.
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ESL Grade 7, ELP Levels 1–2, showcasing MCU: Access to Clean Water (Video )Classroom: Plouffe Academy, Brockton
ESL Grade K, ELP Levels 1–2, showcasing Lesson 10 of MCU: Emotions / How do I feel? (Video )Classroom: South Street Elementary School, Fitchburg
ESL Grade K, ELP Levels 2–3, showcasing MCU: The Language of Addition and Subtraction
ESL Grade Band 1–2, ELP Levels 1–2, showcasing Lesson 1, MCU: Justice, Courage, and Fairness (Video )Classroom: Rafael Hernandez School, Roxbury
ESL Grade Band 1–2, ELP Levels 1–2, showcasing Lesson 6 of MCU: Animals and Where They Live (Video )Classroom: Mayo Elementary School, Holden
ESL Grade 1, ELP Levels 1–3, showcasing a custom MCU: "Family Stories."Classroom: Francis Wyman School in Burlington
ESL Grade 3–5, ELP Levels 2–3, showcasing MCU: The Language of Newspaper Interviewing and Reporting
ESL Grade Band 3–5, ELP Levels 3–4, showcasing Lesson 5 of MCU: Historical Perspectives. (Video )Classroom: South Street Elementary School, Fitchburg
ESL Grade Band 3–5, ELP Levels 1–2, showcasing Lesson 4, MCU: Describing and Explaining Weathering and Erosion. (Video )Classroom: Argenziano School, Somerville
ESL Grade 6, ELP Levels 1–2, showcasing MCU: Personal Narrative
ESL Grade 9–12, ELP Levels 1–2, showcasing MCU: Exploring Topics in African-American Civil Rights
ESL Grade Band 9–12, ELP Levels 2–3, showcasing Lesson 4 of MCU: Exploring Women's Rights. (Video )Classroom: Brighton High School, Brighton
Last Updated: August 28, 2023
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