The following SAP resources provide Common Core-aligned lessons and passages, useful information and strategies for supporting students with building reading fluency, vocabulary acquisition, developing background knowledge. 

For support specific to ELLs:

  • ELL Supports for Writing and Discussion:  For all ELLs, these documents outline strategic scaffolding activities to support English Language Learners in writing and discussion.
  • Academic Word Finder: Helps identify high value words from academic texts and now features guidance on using the word lists produced by the tool to support ELLs
  • Decodable Readers Protocol: Supports scaffolds for repeated reads 
  • Juicy Sentence Protocol: For grades K-HS, this 10-step protocol outlines a method for unpacking “juicy sentences” while conducting a classroom discussion and includes video examples.