Measuring Up ELL

Measuring Up for English Language Learners

Grades 1–8

An integrated approach to language acquisition

Developed to assist students acquiring English, instructional lessons target the six performance level descriptors (PLDs). Each of the four areas of reading, speaking, listening, and writing are integrated throughout each lesson to provide meaningful context. Lessons include unparalleled teacher support for explicit instruction using paired literacy and informational passages.

Cover of Measuring Up for ELLsCover of Measuring Up for ELLs

Student Edition

The Student Edition forms the backbone of learning


  • Language acquisition strategies
  • Thematic units
  • An emphasis on Tier 1 and 2 vocabulary
  • Peer collaboration
  • Graphic organizers
  • Supported practice

Annotated Teacher Edition

The Teacher Edition offers an at-a-glance instructional overview that highlights potential challenges

Additional features include:

  • Instructional scaffolds
  • Support for Emerging and Entering PLD students
  • Spanish cognates
  • Specific modeling examples
  • Speaking and writing language frames
  • Assessment opportunities
Teacher in classroom with studentsTeacher in classroom with students

Pricing & Purchase

Click to see pricing or purchase online.