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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.