Build English Learners’ Skills and Accelerate Language Acquisition
TELPAS Review and Readiness – ELPS Mastery Course
Available for grades K-12
Providing English learners with explicit practice using the fundamentals of the English language — such as distinct sounds in English, high-frequency words, antonyms, synonyms, and connecting words — will help them gain confidence in reading, writing, listening, and speaking. The Connect to Literacy™ online English Language Proficiency Standards (ELPS) Mastery Course covers 12 areas of foundational language development to build proficiency in all four language domains.
Connect to Literacy is a completely digital solution that can be used independently by students at home or at school. Comprehensive reporting enables teachers to monitor students’ progress and provide support remotely or in person.
Help Students Develop the Essential Skills Needed to Master All Four Language Domains
The ELPS Mastery Course is interactive, engaging and provides more than 23,000 grade- and language proficiency-level activities for students to learn and practice their English language skills. Used along with the Connect to Literacy Listening-Speaking and Reading-Writing programs, you can accelerate language acquisition for your English Learners and prepare them for success on TELPAS.
12 Comprehensive ELPS Mastery Course Skill Building Modules
With the Connect to Literacy ELPS Mastery program, teachers unlock the skill building modules they want students to work on. Built for the ELPS and TEKS, students listen to words and phrases and record themselves speaking them back, practice using words such as abstract nouns, and listen to sentences and practice writing them, and much more.
Explore the 12 ELPS Mastery Modules
Distinct Sounds of English
Provide students with practice using the 40
unique sounds of English which are not part of
the Spanish language.
Reinforce the building blocks of English from consonant and vowel sounds to suffixes, prefixes and root words.
Students are introduced to grade appropriate research-based high frequency vocabulary words and practice using them.
Students learn and practice using often overlooked words — like describe, differentiate, interpret, and predict — that are essential to success on high-stakes tests like TELPAS and STAAR.
This module will help Spanish speakers gain confidence in English quickly as they learn words that look familiar and have the same meaning in their native language.
Students formally learn what antonyms are and are introduced to them in word pairs through audio and visual content.
Students are introduced to word pairs using both audio and visual content that have the same or similar meanings.
Covering Homophones, Homographs and Homonyms, this module teaches the differences between the three types of word pairs with hundreds of examples.
These words are necessary for students to write and speak clearly. Students will learn the different types of conjunctions and their uses.
This module provides interactive flash cards for all TEKS and STAAR academic vocabulary in core subjects from K-12.
Students are shown a visual of the literal meaning of an expression and then a visual of the actual meaning of grade appropriate, high frequency idioms.
Designed for students at the Advanced or Advanced High proficiency levels, this module provides guided practice using some of the most challenging words for English learners.