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2 What is CELDT? California English Language Development Test PURPOSE: To identify students who are English Learners To monitor progress in learning English To document English proficiency

3 Who is an English learner? An English learner is a student: with a home language other than English who is not yet proficient in English

4 How does the CELDT help my education? It helps teachers know your English strengths & weaknesses It shows your yearly English growth It shows how close you are to English proficiency and redesignation

5 What will I be tested on? Four English Skill Areas 1. Listening 2. Speaking 3. Reading 4. Writing

6 How long does it take for students to complete the CELDT? The CELDT test is not a timed test. Testing times given here are approximate and will vary depending on the individual student : Grades K - 1Grades Listening (15 – 30 min) Speaking (15 – 30 min) Reading (15 – 30 min) Writing ( min) Listening (15 min) Speaking (10 min) Reading (50 min) Writing (2 sessions - 30 min)

7 Who gives the CELDT? Only trained examiners give the test. The listening and speaking parts of the CELDT are given individually to each student. The reading and writing parts are given to groups of students.

8 You will take the CELDT test in 2 parts. You will take Part 1 of the test on one day, then Part 2 on a different day.

9 In the first part of the CELDT, you will be tested on Listening & Speaking

10 During the Second Part of the CELDT test, you will be tested on Reading & Writing

11 Today, we will practice for the first part of the CELDT test: Listening & Speaking

12 Please ask the test Proctor: Can you repeat that please? This will give you think time …it will give you more time to think of what you will say!

13 LISTENING In the listening section, you need to carefully listen for important details and follow directions.

14 Say: Choose the picture that shows a box around the last tree. Mark your answer. Picture 1: Picture 2:

15 Teacher Talk Say: A teacher tells the class: Tomorrow we are going to start our project about family histories. I want you to bring to class some pictures of your family. If you can, bring two pictures that show all the people in your family. We will use these pictures in the project. What do the students need for their project? o Some pictures o Some books o Some snacks

16 Extended Listening Comprehension Directions: Listen to the passage. Then do Numbers 1 through 3. Fill in the circle next to the answer you think is correct. It was lunchtime and Kim was running as fast as she could to Ms. Chins Classroom. She wanted to play with Buster. Whos Buster, you ask? Buster is a fluffy black and white rabbit that Ms. Chin keeps in her classroom. Ms. Chin teaches science, and she brought Buster to school for her students to study. If students want to play with Buster or hold him or feed him, they have to come to Ms. Chins classroom during lunchtime. So Kim was on her way to see Buster. She had never fed a rabbit before, and she wanted to see Buster before the other children did.

17 Where was Kim going? o To the classroom o To the pet store o To the lunchroom Who is Buster? What did Kim want to do? o A friend of Kims o Kims pet rabbit o Ms. Chins rabbit o Eat lunch o Feed Buster o Play outside

18 CELDT PREPARATION ACTIVITIES FOR SPEAKING SECTION There are 4 parts to the speaking section of the CELDT: Oral Vocabulary Speech Functions Choose and Give Reasons 4-Picture Narrative

19 Oral Vocabulary Teacher will say: Im going to show you some pictures. Ill ask you a question and you tell me the answer.

20 SAY: What is this?

21 ANSWER Correct Answers: – pear – a pear – This is a pear.

22 Oral Vocabulary Question: What is this used for? Correct Answers: – To write with. – We use it to write.

23 Speech Functions Teacher will say: Im going to tell you about some situations that could happen to you. Then, tell me what you would say.

24 Speech Functions Teacher: You want to know someones name. What do you ask?

25 Correct Answer: –Whats your name?

26 SCORING RATIONALE FOR SPEAKING SPEECH FUNCTIONS Possible Scores: 0 Student does not perform the language function required. No response [NR]. Response is entirely in another language [HL]. 1 Student performs the language function required. Errors in grammar, vocabulary, and/or pronunciation are significant enough to interfere with communication. 2 Student performs the language function required. Speech is accurate enough not to interfere with communication (i.e., minor grammatical, vocabulary, and/or pronunciation errors may occur, but they do not affect communication).

27 CELDT PREPARATION ACTIVITIES FOR SPEAKING SECTION SPEECH FUNCTIONS DIRECTIONS: Prompt is read aloud to student and he/she responds orally. 1. You have an emergency and have to make a phone call. Your friend has a cell phone. What would you say to your friend? 2. You are at McDonalds with your aunt. You want to ask your aunt for more fries. What would you say to your aunt? 3. There is a new student in your classroom. You want to know her name. What would you say to the new student? 4. When you walked into the library, you accidentally bumped into the librarian and she dropped the books she was carrying. You want to apologize to her. What would you say? 5. You are drawing a picture. You want to borrow a blue marker from your friend. What would you say to your friend? 6. You want cereal instead of oatmeal for breakfast. You want to ask your mother for cereal. What would you say to your mother?

28 CELDT PREPARATION ACTIVITIES FOR SPEAKING SECTION SPEECH FUNCTIONS DIRECTIONS: Prompt is read aloud to student and he/she responds orally. 1. You go to the store and you want to buy a new pair of pants. You cant find your size. What would you say to the salesperson? 2. You were at a birthday party and you spilled your drink on someone. You want to apologize. What would you say? 3. You want a puppy for your birthday. You want to ask your grandmother if she would buy you the puppy. What would you say to your grandmother? 4. You are at the video arcade. You need change for the video game. What would you say to the manager? 5. There is a new student at your school. You see the student in the hall and he or she looks lost. You want to offer to help the student. What would you say? 6. You want to ask your teacher permission to go to the nurses office because you dont feel well. What would you say to your teacher.

29 CELDT PREPARATION ACTIVITIES FOR SPEAKING SECTION SPEECH FUNCTIONS DIRECTIONS: Prompt is read aloud to student and he/she responds orally. 1. You have misplaced your backpack in the playground. You want to ask permission from your teacher to go to the playground and look for your backpack.? 2. You forgot to use the restroom during break time. You need to ask your teacher if you can have permission to go to the restroom. What would you say to your teacher? 3. Your mother expects you to be home right after school. Your friend just invited you over to his house after school to play his new video game. What would you say to your mother?

30 CHOOSE AND GIVE REASONS

31 CELDT PREPARATION ACTIVITIES FOR SPEAKING SECTION CHOOSE AND GIVE REASONS FUNCTION: Making a choice and supporting it with two reasons

32 SCORING RATIONALE FOR SPEAKING CHOOSE & GIVE REASONS Possible Scores: 0 Student does not make choice or does not support choice with a relevant reason. No response [NR]. Response is entirely in another language [HL]. 1 Student makes choice and supports choice with at least one relevant reason. Errors in grammar, vocabulary, and/or pronunciation are significant enough to interfere with communication. 2 Student makes choice and supports it with at least two relevant reasons. Speech is generally accurate (i.e., minor grammatical, vocabulary, and/or pronunciation errors may occur, but they do not affect communication).

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34 Suppose that you can go to either a sports event or an amusement park. Which would you choose? Tell me why. Give me at least two reasons.

35 Which do you like to do more, sing songs or draw pictures? Tell me why. Give me two reasons.

36 On Saturday, one of your friends invites you to go to the beach and another friend invites you to go to the mountains. Which would you choose? Tell me why and give two reasons.

37 You have a day off from school. You can go to Six Flags or Disneyland. Which would you choose? Tell me why and give two reasons.

38 You are at a school party. Which would you rather have ice cream or fruit? Tell me why and give two reasons.

39 You can either take a music class or an art class next semester. Which would you choose? Tell me why and give two reasons.

40 4 - PICTURE NARRATIVE

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43 CELDT PREPARATION ACTIVITIES FOR SPEAKING SECTION 4 – PICTURE NARRATIVE FUNCTION: Look at the pictures and give a complete detailed story.

44 SAY: Look at all the pictures below. Then tell me a complete story using a lot of details.

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46 ANSWER EXAMPLES A great answer is scored a 4. Here is an example: Molly and John are looking at fruit in a store. I think theyre hungry. But they have no money. A lady comes from the store with a hole in her bag and drops fruit. So Molly and John pick up the fruit that fell out from the ladys shopping bag to help her and give the fruit to her. So, since they helped her, the lady tells Molly to keep a fruit gives one to the boy too. I think its oranges.

47 ANSWER EXAMPLES A good answer is scored a 3. Here is an example: There was a lady who bought some food from the grocery store and Molly and John was looking at the food at the store and when the lady was walking. There was a hole in the fruit basket. Then Molly and John helped her pick up the food and gave it back to her. Then she gave one to each of them.

48 ANSWER EXAMPLES Some answers are scored a 2. Here is an example: They want fruit. Whats their name? They help the lady. Pick up fruit. She say Thank you! She give fruit on the boy and girl.

49 ANSWER EXAMPLES Some answers are scored a 1. Here is an example: The boy want some. And the girl. And she…a lady give him. And…

50 SAY: Look at all the pictures below. Then tell me a complete story using a lot of details.

51 a lot SAY: Look at all the pictures below. Then tell me a complete story using a lot of details.

52 Get plenty of sleep!

53 Avoid Junk Food!

54 Eat Healthy Foods!

55 Eat a balanced diet!

56 Exercise Regularly!

57 Remember: Relax! Do Your Best! Do not be afraid to ask the test proctor: Can you Repeat that Please?


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