Growing Success Creating a Comprehensive ELL Program LINDA

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Growing Success: Creating a Comprehensive ELL Program LINDA FORDE TAMARA NEUMANN WESTERN CANADA HIGH

Growing Success: Creating a Comprehensive ELL Program LINDA FORDE TAMARA NEUMANN WESTERN CANADA HIGH SCHOOL

Determining Needs Growing population Resources Differentiated classes Staff development Dedicated LL

Determining Needs Growing population Resources Differentiated classes Staff development Dedicated LL

Population ELP Levels Numbers Origins Grade levels Goals

Population ELP Levels Numbers Origins Grade levels Goals

End Goal: Graduation & Beyond University Success with Diploma Exams especially ELA 30 -1

End Goal: Graduation & Beyond University Success with Diploma Exams especially ELA 30 -1 . . . therefore…

From Zero to Hero? Key Factor: TIME 5 to 10 years Key Limiter: TIME

From Zero to Hero? Key Factor: TIME 5 to 10 years Key Limiter: TIME 4 school years (at best)

What to do? Assess as specifically as possible, each semester ELL classes from Beginner

What to do? Assess as specifically as possible, each semester ELL classes from Beginner to Advanced 2 A/B – 50% of day 3 A and B – 25% 4 A and B – 25% Sheltered Academic Level Classes ELA 10 -1 Social Studies 10 -1 Science ELA 10 30 -1

ELL Levels See Page 2 of Addendums: ELL Proficiency Profiles ELL Proficiency Levels &

ELL Levels See Page 2 of Addendums: ELL Proficiency Profiles ELL Proficiency Levels & Programming

ELL Classes Literature – based build literacy, critical/analytical thinking skills Emphasis on Reading and

ELL Classes Literature – based build literacy, critical/analytical thinking skills Emphasis on Reading and Writing skills

ELL 4 B ELA 10 -1 Sheltered 4 B – taught like ELA 10

ELL 4 B ELA 10 -1 Sheltered 4 B – taught like ELA 10 – 1 Emphasis on Reading and Writing includes Study of Shakespeare Personal Response to Text Critical/analytical Response to Text

Informative Assessment Kingsland Assessment School Assessment Where in relation to peers? Readiness for academic

Informative Assessment Kingsland Assessment School Assessment Where in relation to peers? Readiness for academic reading & writing

Responsive Curriculum End goal = University ultimate English goal: ELA 30 -1 … this

Responsive Curriculum End goal = University ultimate English goal: ELA 30 -1 … this means: GE Reading level of 10+ Critical/Analytical Thinking (Writing)

Challenges Funding “Jumping into the deep end…” 17 year olds going on 80

Challenges Funding “Jumping into the deep end…” 17 year olds going on 80

…. Heroes? Completion Rates: 3 – Year 87% 4 – Year 90% 5 –

…. Heroes? Completion Rates: 3 – Year 87% 4 – Year 90% 5 – Year 92. 2%