Students first focus on an event in Jackie Robinson’s life, and then read text that helps explain the historical context for that event.
Bilingual Language Progressions
These resources, developed by the New York State Education Department, provide standard-level scaffolding suggestions for English Language Learners (ELLs) to help them meet grade-level demands. Each resource contains scaffolds at multiple levels of language acquisition and describes the linguistic demands of the standards to help ELA teachers as well as ESL/bilingual teachers scaffold content for their English learning students.
From EngageNY.org of the New York State Education Department. Grade 5 ELA Module 3A, Unit 2, Lesson 6.
Available from engageny.org/resource/grade-5-ela-module-3a-unit-2-lesson-6; accessed 2015-05-29.
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