English Language Arts

English I, II, III, IV Courses

Summary: Victory developed four high school English courses for Client’s Odysseyware® program. Each course is based on five lesson types: instructional modules, project modules, formative quizzes, summative tests, and unit reviews. Each instructional module offers a variety of interactive activities in an effort to promote learning through reading and visualization. Facts: Developed over 2,400 pages…

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Grammar Workbook Lessons

Summary: Victory wrote one-page workbook lessons for English Language Learners based on existing lessons in textbook program. Each workbook lesson focuses on an important grammatical concept found in the basal text. Lessons include grammatical information as well as various group and individual practice exercises. Facts: Conceptualized and wrote 72 ELA lessons for ESL students spanning…

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California English Language Development (ELD) Program

Summary: In Phase 1, working under an extremely tight deadline, Victory developed the Access Path within StudySync’s existing grades 6-8 TE reading lessons. Designed for English language Development (ELD) students, the Access Path offers scaffolded instruction for Emerging, Expanding, Bridging, and Approaching readers. The integration of the Core Path and the Access Path gives teachers…

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ELA-Balanced Literacy Sidebars

Summary: Victory was contracted to develop sidebar content for ELL student activities, formative assessments, and vocabulary-building exercises for a Balanced Literacy program. The ELA team developed these sidebars for 6 grade levels, containing 35 weeks within each grade, spanning 6 units. Victory also developed language objective statements for each unit across all grades. Facts: Developed…

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High-Stakes Assessment Translation

Summary: At Victory, our writers and editors apply their pedagogical experience to ensure that high-stakes assessments are appropriate for students’ learning curves at each grade level. Our team’s mastery of cultures and languages makes translation and adaptation from English assessments accurate and efficient, and we also develop original assessments in Spanish. Whether assessing English as…

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Suite of Technology Enhanced Items (TEIs)

Summary: Victory developed 23 prototype TEIs in HTML5 to help a company research new options for digital assessments. For 19 of these, Victory did complete concept development and instructional design. This project reflects our ability to develop interactive assessments using “templates” that provide a variety of functionality and look-and-feel. Selected topics: Math: Quadratic Equations Math: Cylinder…

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EduWidgets

Summary: Victory conceptualized and developed this digital interactive authoring and collaboration system for the Virginia Department of Education. The idea was simple: Students become fully engaged when empowered to publish. In this widget authoring environment, students create timelines, graphs, and interactive images to share with the world upon teacher approval. Once published, students can embed…

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