Print + Digital • Grades
Survival Skills for Newcomers
Support recently arrived students with need-to-know basics and fundamental English.
Introducing Benchmark Hello!, a groundbreaking new program designed expressly for Newcomers. Combining survival skills, English language development, and social-emotional learning, this powerful tool helps recent arrivals gain the experience, proficiency, and confidence to propel their language learning.
Benchmark Hello! provides:
- 8 week-long units to develop oral language and vocabulary
- Lessons that embrace primary language, prior knowledge, and cross-cultural understanding
- Instruction focused on academic language and metacognitive
and socio-affective skills and strategies
- Predictable routines, guided practice, and peer interactions
- An explicit Teacher Resource System that includes teaching tips, differentiation tools, and Professional Development
- Assessments to help monitor student progress
- Engaging home–school connections
- Rich digital resources for ongoing training
And much more!