Amplify ELA is launching several new and exciting features as you return to school in 2022. They’ll save you time, extend your reach, and support your efforts to deliver the types of rigorous and riveting learning experiences your students deserve.

What’s new

New Digital Novel Guides

Support for Multilingual Learners

Writing Skill Modules

Amplify ELA and Multicultural Classroom Novel Guides

New Grade 8 Poetry in America Sub-Unit

Simplified Planning and Navigation


New Digital Novel Guides

Our new flexible digital novel guide units are adapted from the Novel Guide PDFs in the Amplify Library. Each guide organizes activities into five lessons covering a different set of reading, writing, and speaking skills.

Amplify Ela Digital Novel Guides

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Supports and Resources for Multilingual Learners

We have a new comprehensive guide, allowing educators to understand the supports available in the program for them and for their multilingual learners.

* This update applies to Amplify ELA 2nd Edition.

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Writing Skill Modules

In addition to Amplify's Vocabulary and Text Analysis Modules, three new Writing Modules will be available covering the skills of Focus, Use of Evidence, and Conventions.

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Amplify ELA and Multicultural Classroom Novel Guides

Amplify ELA has new, flexible Multicultural Novel Guides launching this back-to-school season. Featuring the titles below, these guides focus on merging deeply thoughtful literary work with important discussions about the individual, community, and societal issues raised by each novel. Novel guides will be available to teachers in the Amplify Library.

*Availability by district request. Please reach out to your Amplify representative.

Ghost by Jason Reynolds

From the Desk of Zoe Washington by Janae Marks

Before the Ever After by Jacqueline Woodson

The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano by Sonia Manzano

They Called Us Enemy by George Takei

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New Grade 8 Poetry in America Sub-unit

This fall, Amplify ELA has a new Grade 8 sub-unit focused around Jamaal May’s poem “I Have this Way of Being.” Created in partnership with Lisa New and Poetry in America, this sub-unit includes discussion with poet and professor Joshua Bennett and is part of the engaging, creative Poetry in America flexible units in each grade.

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Simplified Planning & Navigation

Amplify ELA has a unified and streamlined planning and navigation experience that includes a new Global Navigation Menu, an updated Year Overview page design, a fresh Unit Overview page design, and updated Reading & Writing Assignment charts that identify key Solo assignments and rubric information for every writing prompt.

Global Navigation

Unit Overview

Year Overview

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