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MapToSuccessESL

  1. 1. Jefferson C i Ad l S h lCommunity Adult School
  2. 2. Jefferson Community Adult School Programs We offer four programs: English as A Second Language Adult Basic EducationAdult Basic Education Adult Secondary Education Career Technical EducationCareer Technical Education
  3. 3. ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL)(ESL)  (50-01-82) Beginning Low A (1A) (50 01 82) Beginning Low A (1A)  (50-01-83) Beginning Low B (1B)  (50-01-84) Beginning Low High A (2A) (50 01 84) Beginning Low High A (2A)  (50-01-85) Beginning Low High B (2B)  (50-01-86) Intermediate Low A (3A)( ) ( )  (50-01-87) Intermediate Low B (3B)  (50-01-54) Intermediate High A (4)( ) g ( )  (50-01-55) Intermediate High B (5)  (50-01-56) Advance Low A (6)
  4. 4. ADULT BASIC EDUCATION (ABE) Basic Reading Basic Language ArtsBasic Language Arts Basic Math
  5. 5. Adult Secondary Education (ASE)(ASE) High School Diploma Programg p g  34 High School courses GED Test Prep  Reading  Writing  Social Studies Social Studies  Science  Math CAHSEE Test Prep  ELA (English Language Arts) M h Math
  6. 6. CAREER TECH EDUCATION (CTE)(CTE) These classes are currently offeredThese classes are currently offered but may vary:  Medical Terminology Medical Terminology  Custodial  Office Technician  Building and Grounds  Security Guard  Computer  Graph Design
  7. 7. OUR MAP TO SUCCESS Career Technical Ed ti OUR MAP TO SUCCESS Education High School DiplomaDiploma 8th Grade Diploma8 Grade Diploma Ad lt B i Ed tiAdult Basic Education ESL Certificate
  8. 8. The Placement TestsThe Placement Tests The placement tests will d t i di In order todetermine your reading and math level. In order to enter the High School Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) School program, all students must Writing Sample  Math Placement Test students must take the placement Math Placement Test placement tests.
  9. 9. Placement Test’s LevelsPlacement Test s Levels  The TABE test will determine your reading level The TABE test will determine your reading level. Basic Reading Beginning (0-3.9) R di 2 (4 6 9)Reading 2 (4-6.9) Basic Reading Advanced (7-8.9)g ( )  The math placement test will determine your math level. Basic Math Beginning Basic Math IntermediateBasic Math Intermediate Basic Math Advanced
  10. 10. ABEABE When you are done with the ABEy program, you will be eligible for the eighth grade diploma.eighth grade diploma.
  11. 11. 8th GRADE DIPLOMA REQUIREMENTS  Reading  Minimum 8 8 on the Minimum 8.8 on the TABE D7/D8  Languageg g  Enrolled in English 1  Math  Enrolled in Algebra 1
  12. 12. HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMAHIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA 3 WAYS TO COMPLETE YOUR HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMADIPLOMA TRADITIONALTRADITIONAL GED (E li h) + 50GED (E li h) + 50 GED (S i h) + 70GED (S i h) + 70TRADITIONALTRADITIONAL 34 courses (Complete 170 credits) GED (English) + 50GED (English) + 50 10 courses (Complete 50 credits) GED (Spanish) + 70GED (Spanish) + 70 14 courses (Complete 70 credits) CAHSEE exit exam
  13. 13. Option 1: Traditionalp 34 courses 1. English 1 2 English 2 18. World History 2 19 Health2. English 2 3. English 3 4. English 4 5. English Contemporary Composition 6 American Literature 19. Health 20. General Science 1(physical) 21. General Science 2(physical) 22. General Science 3(Biology) 23 General Science 4(Biology)6. American Literature 7. Modern Literature 8. Expository Composition 9. Algebra 1A (or higher) 10 Algebra 1B (or higher) 23. General Science 4(Biology) 24. Fine Arts or Foreign Language 25. Fine Arts or Foreign Language 26. Personal & Career Development- (choose only one: Life Skills ,Parent10. Algebra 1B (or higher) 11. Geometry 1A(Any HS Level Math Course) 12. Geometry 1B(Any HS Level Math Course) (choose only one: Life Skills ,Parent Education, Psychology) 27. Any Computer Class (except keyboarding) 28. General Elective) 13. Economics/ Cons. Econ. 14. U.S Government 15. U.S. History 1 16. U.S. History 2 29. General Elective 30. General Elective 31. General Elective 32. General Electivey 17. World History 1 NOTE: 5 credits each course 33. General Elective 34. General Elective
  14. 14. Option 2: English GED + 50 10 courses 1. English 4 (or any high school level literature course)1. English 4 (or any high school level literature course) 2. Expository Composition 3. Algebra 1A (or higher) 4. Algebra 1B (or higher) 5. U.S. Government 6 U S History 16. U.S. History 1 7. U.S. History 2 8. Health 9. Personal & Career Development—Choose One:  Life Skills / Parent Education / Psychology 10 Any Computer Class (except keyboarding)10. Any Computer Class (except keyboarding)
  15. 15. Option 3: Spanish GED + 70p p 14 courses 1. English 1 E li h 22. English 2 3. English 3 4. English 4 5 Contemporary Composition (or any high school level literature5. Contemporary Composition (or any high school level literature course) 6. Expository Composition 7. Algebra 1A (or higher)g ( g ) 8. Algebra 1B (or higher) 9. Government 10. U.S. History 1 11. U.S. History 2 12. Health 13. Personal & Career Development—Choose One:  Lif Skill / P t Ed ti / P h l Life Skills / Parent Education / Psychology 14. Any Computer Class (except keyboarding)
  16. 16. Option 2 & Option 3Option 2 & Option 3 If you choose option 2 or 3, you must take theIf you choose option 2 or 3, you must take the GED Test  Option 2: English GED  Option 3: Spanish GEDp p
  17. 17. GED (English or Spanish)GED (English or Spanish)  The GED in English or Spanish are the same The GED in English or Spanish are the same exact test, just written in a different language.  Both have the same amount of questions and the same amount of time to complete the test.p
  18. 18. GED (English or Spanish)GED (English or Spanish) GED test is divided into 5 parts:GED test is divided into 5 parts: Reading Writing Social StudiesSocial Studies Science Math
  19. 19. GED TEST: ReadingGED TEST: Reading  40 questions  65 minutes  The questions on this test are based on reading passages.  You may be asked to restate, summarize or explain what you have read.
  20. 20. GED TEST: Writing (2 parts)GED TEST: Writing (2 parts) Part 1Part 1  50 Questions  75 minutes  This section asks you to find errors in it li ti t ti dcapitalization, punctuation, grammar and sentence structure, and to organize sentences within real life documents likesentences within real life documents like reports, resumes and e-mails.
  21. 21. GED TEST: Writing (2 parts)GED TEST: Writing (2 parts) Part 2Part 2  45 minutes  E Essay  Requires a written essay of 250 words or more on a given topic familiar to most adultsmore on a given topic familiar to most adults that will explain something or present an opinion  The score for the writing test is a combination of the score from Part 1 and the score from Part 2Part 2.
  22. 22. GED TEST: Social StudiesGED TEST: Social Studies 50 ti 50 questions  70 minutes  This test has readings and questions from This test has readings and questions from U.S. History, economics, geography, and political science.p  You will also interpret charts, maps, political cartoons, speeches and photographs.  Questions also come from the Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution, and landmark Supreme Court decisionslandmark Supreme Court decisions.
  23. 23. GED TEST: ScienceGED TEST: Science  50 questions  80 minutes  The Science test contains questions from biology, earth and astronomy and environmental topics.  You will be asked questions requiring critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  24. 24. GED TEST: Math (2 parts)GED TEST: Math (2 parts)  50 questions 50 questions  90 minutes  Part 1: allows you to use a calculator Part 1: allows you to use a calculator  Part 2: does not allow you to use calculator  A b i k l d f dditi bt ti A basic knowledge of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division is required.  Also included are questions relating to Also, included are questions relating to Geometry, Algebra, data analysis, and number operations.number operations.
  25. 25. CALIFORNIA HIGH SCHOOL EXIT EXAM (CAHSEE)EXIT EXAM (CAHSEE) All st dents m st s ccessf ll pass theAll students must successfully pass the CAHSEE in order to receive a High School DiplomaDiploma  The test has two parts: The test has two parts:  ELA (English Language Arts)  Math Math
  26. 26. CAHSEE – Part 1 ELA (English Language Arts)  Reading (79 questions)g ( q )  Writing (Essay)  The reading section includes vocabulary, decoding, comprehension, and analysis of informational and literary texts.  Students are asked to write one essay on a specific Students are asked to write one essay on a specific topic.  The writing section covers writing strategies, applications, and the conventions of standard English  (For example, grammar, spelling, and punctuation).
  27. 27. CAHSEE – Part 2 MATHMATH  92 questions 92 questions  The exam includes statistics, data analysis and probability, number sense,p y, , measurements and geometry, mathematical reasoning, and algebra.  Students are also asked to demonstrate a strong foundation in computation and i h i i l di ki i h d i larithmetic, including working with decimals, fractions, and percentages.
  28. 28. What kinds of questions are on the CAHSEE?CAHSEE?  Most of the  The exam is given Most of the questions on the CAHSEE are  The exam is given only in English, and all students multiple choice.  However, the must pass the exam in English to i hi hEnglish-Language Arts part of the exam also includes receive a high school diploma.  A passing score isexam also includes one essay question.  A passing score is 350 or higher.
  29. 29. What if the student does not pass the first time?  Students who do not pass the exam will have several opportunities to take it again. O th h d ith t f th Once they have passed either part of the exam, they will not be tested again on that partpart.
  30. 30. Why this presentation?Why this presentation?  To give you (the student) an overview of the To give you (the student) an overview of the programs and options we offer here, at Jefferson Community Adult School.  And with this overview, to give you a “road plan” to continue your education after completing the ESL program.

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