English Language Learners

ENGLISH FOR THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNER I
Grade(s) 9-12
Prerequisite(s): Diagnostic Assessment

This course is for English Language Learners (ELL) with beginning English skills. The class focuses on developing a foundation of reading, writing, speaking and listening comprehension skills. Course content focuses on developing language for both real-world and classroom settings. Students will explore strategies that increase language and content learning in all classes. Writing skills focus on writing clear sentences and organized paragraphs.

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ENGLISH FOR THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNER II
Grade(s) 9-12
Prerequisite(s): Diagnostic Assessment

This course is for English Language Learners (ELL) with intermediate English skills. The content builds on the reading, writing, listening and speaking skills developed in English for the ELL 1. There is a continued focus on developing reading comprehension strategies that help in real-world and academic settings. Students will explore the components and organization of fiction and nonfiction literature. Writing skills developed include writing well-organized opinion and expository essays.

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ENGLISH FOR THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNER III
Grade(s) 9-12
Prerequisite(s): Diagnostic Assessment

This course is for English Language Learners (ELL) with advanced skills who will be entering the grade level English classroom the following semester or graduating from high school. Class content builds on the reading, writing, listening and speaking skills in English for the ELL 1 and ELL 2. Various forms of fiction and nonfiction are explored including short stories, novels and plays. Speaking skills focus on writing and delivering speeches and presentations. Writing skills focus on improving essay writing and exploring the process and organization of research writing. PARENT DOCUMENT

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