How to Use the WIDA Standards


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Which is not an area of language use covered by the WIDA standards?

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1. What is the correct format of a Model Performance Indicator?

2. WIDA standards modify _____ for English Language Learners.

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About This Quiz and Worksheet

Using the WIDA standards is the subject of this quiz and worksheet combo. You are asked questions about areas of language use covered in the WIDA standards, and also, why teachers need to write a strand containing Model Performance Indicators (MPI).

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

To properly assess your skills, the quiz questions ask about the subjects mentioned here:

  • Properly formatting a Model Performance Indicator
  • WIDA standard modification
  • Increasing proficiency in English Language Learners
  • Areas of language covered by the standards in the WIDA

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about the proper format for the Model Performance Indicator
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer a question about something that's modified by WIDA standards
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can name several areas of language that are covered by the WIDA standards

Additional Learning

For more on the standards, head over to the lesson titled How to Use the WIDA Standards, where you can find the additional material listed below included inside:

  • Explaining each aspect of the MPI
  • A visual example of an MPI
  • The WIDA as an organization