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  1. 1. October 4, 2009 ESL Presentation
  2. 2. <ul><li>Definition : </li></ul><ul><li>Any student in prekindergarten through high school who speaks or writes in a language other than English, whether in their home or school, and who has difficulty functioning in English. </li></ul>
  3. 3. English Language Learners in General <ul><li>Bilingual Education </li></ul><ul><li>(Pre K – 5) </li></ul><ul><li>ESL (English as a Second Language) </li></ul><ul><li>(grades 6 - 8) </li></ul><ul><li>ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages (grades 9 - 12) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Program Design <ul><li>Bilingual (Pre K- 5) </li></ul><ul><li>Academic instruction in the native language and instructional time to develop the English language. </li></ul><ul><li>Amount of English instruction should increase as student becomes more proficient, based on the district’s continuum (and teacher’s adherence) of English/Spanish usage. </li></ul><ul><li>ESL (6-8) </li></ul><ul><li>Transitional ESL program </li></ul><ul><li>Instructional support is given through ESL Co-Teach classes and sheltered O.L.D. instruction. </li></ul><ul><li>100% English (with Spanish used only to clarify certain concepts) </li></ul>
  5. 6. Home Language Survey <ul><li>A home language survey is given to each student who is new to the district and to students already enrolled who have not been surveyed in the past. </li></ul><ul><li>The purpose of the home language survey is to determine each student’s language classification in order for the district to be able to identify a student for a bilingual/ESL program. </li></ul><ul><li>If the survey indicates a language other than English is being used in the home, the student will be tested to determine placement. </li></ul>
  6. 7. Language Proficiency Assessment Committee (LPAC) <ul><li>Committee members </li></ul><ul><li>Administrator </li></ul><ul><li>ESL teacher(s) </li></ul><ul><li>Parent of a LEP student </li></ul><ul><li>* Note : </li></ul><ul><li>LPAC Committee meets at least twice a year or as needed. </li></ul><ul><li>Duties </li></ul><ul><li>Designate language proficiency level </li></ul><ul><li>Designate, with parental approval, instructional placement </li></ul><ul><li>Classify students as English proficient according to guidelines and recommends exiting the program </li></ul><ul><li>Determines exemption status from TAKS </li></ul>
  7. 8. Levels of Placement ESL LEVELS LEVEL 1 Most Recent Immigrant Co-Teach / O.L.D. class LEVEL 2 In U.S. for 1 to 2 years Co-Teach / O.L.D. class LEVEL 3 & 5 More than 2 years All Regular Classes
  8. 9. Who are the LEP’s that count toward becoming a “Recognized Campus”? Participation only ESL LEVELS LEVEL 1 Most Recent Immigrant Co-Teach / O.L.D. class LEVEL 2 In U.S. for 1 to 2 years Co-Teach / O.L.D. class LEVEL 3 & 5 More than 2 years All Regular Classes
  9. 10. How do we get there? Focus on ELPS lesson planning and delivery Making connections from social to the academic language Classroom visits ESL Team

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