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Marcy Garcia - ELL

Course Description: EL 1/Newcomer, EL II, EL Intermediate Reading/Writing

"A different language is a different vision of life"  Frederico Fellini
English Learner Courses are designed for increased proficiency and refinement of the English language.  Each course is a rigorous class that aims to develop student's English proficiency levels in all four domains of language (reading, writing, speaking, and listening) Each is also meant to support students in their other general education classes through development of critical thinking skills, academic vocabulary, and writing skills.  The curriculum is developed with WIDA standards, Oklahoma Academic Standards, and College Readiness Standards.
Course Objectives EL 1/Newcomer

Students will be able to:

  • Speak, read, and write in the target language of English.
  • Demonstrate active listening and note-taking skills.
  • Understand, appreciate, and navigate cultural differences

Course Objectives EL II

Students will be able to: 

  • Recognize and use academic vocabulary
  • Use note-taking, reading, and study strategies to succeed in all classes
  • Write for a variety of purposes and audiences
  • Use correct forms and vocabulary for a variety of speaking situations

Course Description of EL III Intermediate Reading and Writing 

 Intermediate EL builds on the beginning levels, futher developing grammar, sentence patterns, vocabulary.  Literature, research, conversation and presentations are included in this level.  WIDA proficiency levels 3.0-4.0.  This class is designed to help improve your ability to read and write the English language.  The goal is to refine skills in comprehension and compostion, as well as, control of grammar, spelling and mechanics for success in High School English Classes.