Instructional Materials Provides guidance for using the ELPS to differentiate instruction for English learners (ELs). Gives examples of scaffolding for ELs at three language levels. 1TRA_ELPS.pdfCategory: InstructionElementary InstructionReading InstructionUsing DataUsing Data for Instructional PlanningRelated Resources: Modules Instructional and Language Scaffolds for English Learners in Elementary Classrooms Online professional development module describing a 3-step process to support ELs’ success in the elementary classroom. Modules Supporting English Language Learners (ELLs) in Secondary Classrooms Online module that describes the stages of English development and scaffolding for academic language within content-area instruction. Modules Reading Support for Spanish-Speaking Students in Elementary Classrooms Online professional development module that describes differences and similarities between Spanish and English and their implications for reading instruction. Links & Websites Project ELITE Web page with information and resources related to implementing RTI within a culturally-responsive framework designed to meet the needs of English learners. Booklets Effective Literacy and English Language Instruction for English Learners in the Elementary Grades 2007 IES Practice Guide/What works Clearinghouse guide for elementary teachers working with bilingual or English learners in the primary grades. Links & Websites Scaffolding Instruction for English Language Learners: A Conceptual Framework Article presenting ideas for scaffolding language and thinking within content-area classrooms for secondary English learners.