Course Description

What Is class about?

The goal of this course is to prepare students for meaningful and successful participation in mainstream classes by improving their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. It focuses on continued academic language development. I work in collaboration with Social Studies, Science, Language Arts and Math teachers.

What are the standards for this class?

WIDA Standard 1:   Social and Instructional Language

WIDA Standard 2:   The Language of Language Arts

WIDA Standard 3:   The Language of Math

WIDA Standard 4:   The Language of Science

WIDA Standard 5:   The  Language of Social Studies


Course Units

This year we will cover the following topics: Elements of Fiction and Non-Fiction, Current Events, Text Features, Poetry, Literary Elements and Terms, Readers'  Theater.

I will also work with the students in their ELA classes as wel as Global Studies.