WIDA PRIME V2 Instructional Materials

WIDA is pleased to list instructional materials that have been reviewed by WIDA PRIME V2 Trained Correlators.
We will be adding more materials and WIDA PRIME V2 Correlations as we receive them.

Please note that WIDA does not endorse any set of instructional materials. ELL teachers work in a range of environments that may include pull-out classes, stand-alone classes, or a combination thereof and the needs of their ELL students vary widely. For that reason, teachers should consider the information contained in the correlation below along with other questions listed in the FAQs to determine how particular materials best meet their needs.

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Grade Levels Title of Instructional Material Type of material Download WIDA PRIME Correlations

Big Fun: Ages 3-5

 

Big English: Primary

Big English Levels 1-6 and Big Fun Levels 1-3 by Pearson

Big English is a six-level primary program best suited
to classes with anywhere between 4 and 8 hours of English each week, Big English is perfect for teachers looking for a well-balanced approach that includes ready-made Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) lessons and a focus on 21st Century skills development. Big Fun is a program that teaches young children ages 3-5 English - by listening, imitating and repeating - in the same way that they learn their native language.

PreK-1

Despegando hacia la lectura: Un enfoque de lectura compartida by Okapi Educational Publishing

Despegando hacia la lectura: Un enfoque de lectura compartida - Using a Shared Reading Approach will support young students as they develop the attitudes, understandings, skills, and strategies they need to become successful readers.

PreK-1

Lift Off to Literacy by Okapi Educational Publishing

Lift Off to Literacy: Using a Shared Reading Approach will support young students as they develop the attitudes, understandings, skills, and strategies they need to become successful readers.

PreK-2

Reading Eggs Online Program
Published by Blake eLearning Distributed by Edmentum

Edmentum’s dynamic 2-in-1 literacy solution, Reading Eggs and Reading Eggspress, is designed to build and reinforce foundational skills in a rich, interactive, online world. Reading Eggs, the pre-K through 2nd grade component, helps learners develop foundational skills across the five essential pillars of reading. The online reading program uses simple navigation to allow direct access to all learning areas, and is computer, iPad and tablet friendly. This captivating and highly rewarding program offers an individualized learning pathway that fosters student independence, paired with rich teacher resources and reporting to drive classroom literacy instruction.

PreK-3

GrapeSEED by GrapeSEED Media Ltd.

GrapeSEED Units 1-18 is a comprehensive, standards-based program for English Language Learners (ELLs) designed to help early childhood, kindergarten, first grade through third grade students gain and develop English Language Proficiency and successfully benefit from classroom instruction. It provides educators with the tools, modeling/coaching and professional development necessary to empower ELLs to acquire the English language structures and vocabulary necessary to achieve competency in the four language domains. 

PreK-5

Lexia Reading Core5 - Lexia Learning, A Rosetta Stone Company

Lexia Reading Core5 supports educators in providing differentiated literacy instruction for students of all abilities in grades pre-K-5. Lexia’s research-proven program provides explicit, systematic, personalized learning in the six areas of reading instruction, targeting skills gaps as they emerge, and providing teachers with the data and student-specific resources they need for individual or small-group instruction.    

PreK-6

Imagine Learning Student Online Program, Teacher's Portal and
Classroom Resources

Imagine Learning is an engaging language and literacy software program that accelerates English learning. Focused on oral language, academic vocabulary, instruction in the five essential components of reading, and strategic first-language support - it spells success for students everywhere.

K-1

Hands-On English, An English Language Development Program, K-1 Beginners by Ballard and Tighe

Hands-On English K-1 is an English Language Development (ELD) program designed for English Learners (Els) who are at the beginning level of English language proficiency. In terms of content, it aligns best with the overall curriculum in K-1, while in terms of ELD, it is highly suitable for TK-2. The program’s hands-on approach requires students to actively use language in all modalities to communicate ideas, interact with peers, and use language for social and academic purposes.

K-1

Wonders for English Learners - McGraw-Hill Education

Wonders for English Learners (K-1) works seamlessly with the core Wonders classroom to teach English to students of all proficiency levels. The program builds oral language proficiency, vocabulary, background knowledge and academic content knowledge while reinforcing foundational reading skills and ensuring access to grade-level contents for English learners.

K-2

Amplify's Core Knowledge Language Arts, Language Studio

Language Studio is the designated English Language Development companion for Core Knowledge Language Arts (CKLA). Language Studio provides effective, targeted instruction to address the specific needs of English Language Learners (ELLs). Lessons preview or reinforce language and content introduced during Primary Instruction so that ELLs of all proficiency levels are able to access grade-level content knowledge and develop academic English and effective expression across domains.

K-3

Reading Assistant by
Scientific Learning Corps.

The Reading Assistant Program helps students both read and speak passages from stories or informational texts.  While the program is not exclusively for ELL students, it is focused on helping students learn to read while having a constant virtual coach listening to every word.  The program records and assesses student fluency and accuracy when reading a text; allowing for students to listen first, hear words spoken for assistance, and get instant definitions for unknown words.  The program blends content with easy navigation through texts.

K-3

Flying Start to Literacy™
Okapi Educational Publishing

ENGLISH

Flying Start to Literacy is an award-winning early literacy program that reflects best practices in literacy instruction. Flying Start to Literacy’s paired fiction and informational texts, which are connected by a big idea, build the kinds of foundations necessary to launch students successfully on their path to college and career readiness.

K-3

Despegando hacia la lectura™
by Okapi Educational Publishing
SPANISH

Despegando hacia la lectura is a comprehensive,
Spanish-language, early literacy resource that can be fully implemented as a stand-alone early literacy program. Combine it with its English-language counterpart—the award-winning Flying Start to Literacy—for rigorous dual-literacy instruction.

K-5

Frames for Fluency by Ballard and Tighe

Frames for Fluency is a flexible and easy-to-use tool designed to increase the oral fluency of English learners (EL). Through meaningful and authentic oral practice, English learners will develop the automaticity they need to succeed academically in content area classes. Frames for Fluency is an excellent supplement to any core English language development (ELD) or English as a second language (ESL) curriculum, and is ideal for summer school, after school, intervention and bilingual programs, and other ELD/ESL settings. As a companion to Ballard & Tighe’s Carousel of IDEAS, Fourth Edition, Frames for Fluency provides reinforcement of the vocabulary and language forms and functions taught in the Carousel program. Although this supplemental tool is aligned to the language forms and functions delineated in Carousel, most core programs today center instruction around proficiency levels with similar proficiency level expectations.

K-5

Carousel of IDEAS, 4th Edition - Ballard & Tighe

Carousel of IDEAS is a program designed to prepare K-5 English language learners for transition into mainstream academic classes. The program integrates listening, speaking, reading, and writing into the major content areas. It can be used in a pull-out or an immersion program. The program allows teachers to customize the lessons based on the student abilities. The variety of activities and teaching materials enables teachers to provide differentiated instruction and address a wide range of learning styles and student abilities. The program builds on prior learning and language is recycled from chapter to chapter to build upon concepts presented. Integrated literature helps students build and refine literacy and critical thinking skills. Students engage in active learning and group settings to experience authentic and meaningful communication.

K-5

Ready Classroom Mathematics, Florida Edition by Curriculum Associates

Ready Classroom Mathematics, Florida Edition helps build strong mathematical habits in students through discourse-based instruction. The Try, Discuss, Connect instructional routine supports teachers in facilitating meaningful mathematical discourse in a manageable way that engages all learners. The lessons support learning through multiple methods and opportunities for engagement, representation, action, and expression. Each lesson provides multiple entry levels, activities, and "differentiation points" that allow teachers to flexibly address differentiation needs within each lesson.

K-5

Florida McGraw-Hill My Math by McGraw-Hill

Built to rigorous Mathematics Florida Standards (MAFS), Florida McGraw-Hill My Math challenges and engages students as they build their skills to communicate mathematically. Customizable to fit different teaching styles, the program allows teachers to seamlessly meet the needs of all learners, all while implementing a program built to Focus, Coherence, and Rigor.

K-6

Speak Agent Online Academic Language Learning Solution - Speak Agent

The Speak Agent online academic language learning solution employs the Academic Language Learning Model (ALLM) to build academic language in three progressive stages: reading fluency, isolated comprehension, and integrated comprehension. The tool provides games and activities to familiarize students with target words to improve decoding. Students learn to recognize words and analyze their traits and relationships using semantic mapping and other tools. Students who engage with the Speak Agent online tool are expected to demonstrate ability to apply language creatively in academic and discourse contexts and in multiple contexts.

K-6

Ready GEN - Pearson

ReadyGen is a seven-level program for Grades K-6. It is an integrated literacy program that accelerates learning for all by presenting modeled reading experiences with authentic text. Students engage in practice, build motivation, and improve their reading stamina. The program features: Authentic Text at the Core of Instruction (puts a library of 12 authentic trade books in the hands of every child), Built with Results in Mind (back-mapped for success to ensure all activities meet rigorous standards), Broadens Accessibility to Complex Texts and Tasks (point of use scaffolds, strategic support, and individualizes intervention accelerate learning for all.

K-8

I-Ready Instruction by Curriculum Associates

Built for the Common Core, i-Ready combines a valid and reliable growth measure and individualized instruction in a single online product that saves teachers time at a fraction of the cost of similar products. A single K-12 adaptive Diagnostic for reading and mathematics pinpoints student needs down to the sub-skill level, and ongoing progress monitoring shows whether students are on track to achieve end-of-year targets. i-Ready provides rigorous, on-grade level instruction and practice with Ready® and additional downloadable lessons to help meet individual student or small group needs. i-Ready Instruction provides personalized student instruction targeted to students’ unique areas of need and mobile apps to boost achievement.

iReady

K-8

Exact Path, Edmentum

Exact Path is a K-8 online program that utilizes adaptive assessments and targeted learning paths to individualize instruction. Each lesson is standard aligned, paced at students’ needs, and structured to give students control over their own educational journeys. Exact Path can be used in classrooms as part of a station rotation model, in technology lab settings, for individual student work times, for small group sessions with specialists or paraprofessionals, in a flipped classroom model, and even as a resource for explanations during whole class instruction. Because it individualizes instruction, Exact Path can be used for every student in your class, whether that learner is struggling and needs support or intervention, whether they are on track and ready for new challenges, or whether they are accelerated and ready to move ahead at their own pace. In addition to the rich instruction, it includes regular assessments through the two or three diagnostic tests given during the year or the regular progress checks that confirm student mastery after every three or four lessons.

Exact Path
K-12

BrainPOP ESL

BrainPOP ESL is a comprehensive, online, English-language learning program that models English and motivates students through highly engaging animated movies and associated features and activities. Students progress from beginning to advanced levels practicing conversational and academic English in all four language domains. The movies range from simple, everyday scenarios to more complex, core content-related topics. What sets BrainPOP ESL apart is the highly engaging and motivating animated content. Combining that with the comprehensive academic program, the robust teacher support materials, and the inherent flexibility of the program, BrainPOP ESL is uniquely suited to meet the needs of any learning environment.

K-12

Nearpod EL by Nearpod

Nearpod EL is a comprehensive digital classroom solution that combines over 1000 ready to teach supplemental lessons with a flexible instructional platform for teachers to scaffold and differentiate lessons to support language acquisition and content area learning. Nearpod tools include Virtual Reality Field Trips, drawing features, embedded audio support, translation, and more. Teachers can edit any Nearpod lesson using these tools to offer students the proper scaffolds while ensuring lessons are engaging and immersive.

1-12

Finish Line for ELLs 2.0 (Second Edition) Student Books (SB), Teacher’s Edition (TE), and Audio Speaking CDs - Continental Press

The of Finish Line for ELLs 2.0 content is written for students with developing proficiency levels, overlapping the intermediate, intermediate high, and advanced levels. Each unit begins with a model lesson to work through with the students. The lessons in each unit address a content theme and are organized by a specific context for language acquisition: conversational language, academic language arts, academic mathematics, academic science and academic social studies. Each TE includes answer keys, directions for administering each lesson, and comprehensive skill activities to provide additional practice, as well as audio CDs, parent letters in multiple languages, answer sheets with rubrics, and a chart that connects the skills from each unit to additional instructional materials to promote English practice..

1-12

Reading Plus by Taylor Associates/Communications, Inc.

Reading Plus simultaneously develops all three domains of reading - physical, cognitive, and emotional - by integrating them in one personalized online reading program. Rooted in eight decades of research, Reading Plus is proven to increase achievement in students from elementary grades through college.

2-6

Reading Eggspress Student Program and Resources
Published by Blake eLearning Distributed by Edmentum

Edmentum’s dynamic 2-in-1 literacy solution, Reading Eggs and Reading Eggspress, is designed to build and reinforce foundational skills in a rich, interactive, online world. Reading Eggspress, the 2nd through 6th grade component,is designed to build children’s skills in reading, comprehension, spelling, vocabulary, and grammar. The online reading program uses simple navigation to allow direct access to all learning areas, and is computer, iPad, and tablet friendly.This captivating program offers an individualized learning pathway that fosters student independence, paired with rich teacher resources and reporting to drive classroom literacy instruction. The range of activities motivates kids to return regularly to complete lessons, compete against other students, earn more rewards, and continue improving their skills.

2-6

Wonders for English Learners - McGraw-Hill Education

Wonders for English Learners (2-6) works seamlessly with the core Wonders classroom to teach English to students of all proficiency levels. The program builds oral language proficiency, vocabulary, backgroun knowledge and academic content knowledge while reinforcing foundational reading skills and ensuring access to grade-level contents for English learners.

2-8

ConceptLinks Literacy® , Vocabulary BoostersTM - Summit K12 Holdings, Inc.

Differentiated Instruction in a general education classroom, targeted support for ELL, SPED, 504, and Newcomer Students, tier 2 intervention, before school, after school, and/or summer school; guided reading program, nonfiction bookroom collection, sheltered instruction, dual language and bilingual classrooms.

4-10

Middlebury Interactive's Supplemental English Language Learner Curriculum 

Offers students and educators an academically focused program to engage English Language Learners. Our supplemental, blended instructional curriculum allow students in grades 4-5, 6-8 and 9-10 , to learn the fundamentals of academic English while completing projects that relate to English Language Arts, Mathematics, Social Sciences and Science.  Focus is on academic English, critical thinking, reading to build vocabulary and developing communication skills through active listening, writing and speaking.

4-10 iLit 90

iLit is a digital comprehensive reading intervention with a proven instructional model for students in Grades 4-10. It includes every resource needed to support all students: curriculum, assessment, data, and professional development. The iLit name was created from Inspire Literacy. The iLit program helps all learners participate in activities in which they work with skills and concepts, vocabulary, language, and content in meaningful real-world situations and develop functional language skills. The lessons in the Teacher App provide explicit direct instruction to guide all teachers in teaching reading, writing, and the other language arts -- in leading students toward mastery and accelerated reading, listening and speaking, and writing growth.

4-12+

Read 180 Universal, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Read 180 Universal is a blended reading intervention program that helps students improve fluency, comprehension, academic vocabulary, and writing skills. The digital platform allows students to read content-focused stories and articles with varying levels of scaffolding and supportive tools. The program guides students through unique age-appropriate content while utilizing curriculum, instruction, assessment, and professional development to improve reading achievement for struggling students in grades 4?12.

4-12+

ESL ReadingSmart Program, Edmentum

ESL ReadingSmart is a web-based program that supports English-language acquisition and academic success for 4th grade through adult English language learners through diagnostic capabilities, standards-aligned activities, and supplemental teacher resources.

5-11 English for Success, DynEd International

English for Success is for ages 10-17.

6-8

Do I Have A Right? by iCivics

The lesson was created with all students in mind, including English Language Learners. The game is designed for middle school civics education, but high school teachers may find it appropriate for their students as well. The objectives are for students to identify rights guaranteed by the Bill of Rights and the 13th, 14th, 15th, 19th and 26th Amendments. Students need to recall the amendments that guarantee particular rights and recognize complaints that are protected under them. The support materials help teachers instruct students on constitutional law and present Tier 3 vocabulary terms. iCivics provides built-in supports in the game as well as additional scaffolds in the ELL Extension Pack to make the lesson accessible to a wide array of learners.

6-8

Florida Reveal Math by McGraw-Hill

Florida Reveal Mathis a 6-12 math program designed to help reveal the mathematician in every student. Florida’s high academic standards and rigorous courses are designed for each student to reach his or her full potential. This is why Florida Reveal Math has a strong focus on rigor-especially the development of conceptual understanding-an emphasis on student mindset, and ongoing formative assessment feedback loops.

6-8

StudySync® Integrated ELA/ELD, McGraw-Hill School Education

StudySync is a comprehensive, twenty-first century solution for grades six to eight English Language Arts and English Language Development in California. StudySync’s core program was built from the ground up using the blueprint provided in California’s ELA/ELD Framework to fully align with the interrelated California Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and the California English Language Development Standards. 

6-12

Champion of IDEAS by Ballard & Tighe

Champions of IDEAS is a rigorous, research-based language development program designed for middle and high school learners at all levels of language proficiency. The program integrates listening, speaking, reading, and writing with major content areas to prepare students for success in mainstream academic classes taught in English.

9-12

Florida Reveal Math (Course Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2 Grades 9, 10, 11) by McGraw-Hill

Florida Reveal Math is a 6-12 math program designed to help reveal the mathematician in every student. Florida’s high academic standards and rigorous courses are designed for each student to reach his or her full potential. This is why Florida Reveal Math has a strong focus on rigor-especially the development of conceptual understanding-an emphasis on student mindset, and ongoing formative assessment feedback loops.