Presentation on theme: "1 New Jerseys English Language Proficiency Standards Presenters: Raquel Sinai, Bilingual/ESL Coordinator Lori Ramella, Bilingual/ESL Ed. Specialist."— Presentation transcript:
1 New Jerseys English Language Proficiency Standards Presenters: Raquel Sinai, Bilingual/ESL Coordinator Lori Ramella, Bilingual/ESL Ed. Specialist
2 Previous standards aligned the TESOL ESL standards to New Jerseys Language Arts Literacy Standards Language Arts Literacy Standards were revised in 2002 No Child Left Behind mandates ELP standards that: address the four domains of listening, speaking, reading and writing and are linked to the academic content and achievement standards in reading/language arts, mathematics and science (by 2005-06)
3 ELP Standards Initiate Develop rationale for format/structure Form Committee Development Work - Classroom Tasks Editing for Revisions Review Process Dissemination Professional Development Training ELP Standards Link on Website
5 To revise New Jerseys English language proficiency standards so they: Focus primarily on Goal 2 of the TESOL standards, Link to NJ CCCS in LAL to language proficiency levels Incorporate Math, Science, & Social Studies vocabulary, tasks, and language functions and Be user-friendly
6 TESOLs ESL Standards New Jersey Language Arts Literacy Core Curriculum Content Standards New Jersey Five Language Proficiency Levels
8 GOAL – The goal of New Jerseys English Language Proficiency Standards is to teach English Language Learners/LEP students to use English to achieve academically in all content areas. Grades English Language Proficiency Standard Cumulative Progress Indicators English Language Proficiency Levels Classroom TasksLAL or TESOL Standard/CPI/Grade By the end of grade ___ students will:
9 To aurally comprehend spoken English in both a social and school setting. To speak English in both a social and school setting. To read (decode and comprehend) texts for recreational and academic purposes. To write for personal and academic purposes. To view, understand, & use non-textual visual information for academic purposes.
14 Develop Curriculum Based on Topics and Themes, with focus on Content and Specialized Vocabulary Examine Expected Cumulative Progress Indicators and ELP Levels Design Tasks Within the Theme for Differentiated Student Levels of Proficiency Design Assessments Based on SWBAT sample expectations
15 Read Stone Fox and Demonstrate an Understanding of the Theme Those That Want to Be Bad Enough, Will Level 1 – Draw a picture which demonstrates an understanding of the ending of the book or organize picture cards for the correct sequence of events of the story.
16 Level 2 – In pairs, students will ask and answer questions about the key plot points which explain the theme. Level 3 – Students, using a graphic organizer to organize their thoughts, will write an explanation of the quote in a well-organized paragraph.
17 Level 4 – Explain the theme in writing, relating it to the quote and discuss an example of a similar experience in their own lives. Level 5 – Explain the theme in writing, relate the theme to Stone Fox and how past events affected his life and current behavior toward white men. Compare and contrast this information to what you have learned about Native Americans in American history.
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19 New Jersey Department of Education Office of Specialized Populations Bureau of Bilingual/ESL Education James F. Curry, Acting Director, firstname.lastname@example.org Raquel Sinai, Bilingual/ESL Coordinator, email@example.com Louis DAmato, Bilingual/ESL Education Program Specialist, firstname.lastname@example.org Lori Ramella, Bilingual/ESL Education Program Specialist, email@example.com www.state.nj.us/education www.nj.gov/njded/bilingual (609) 292-8777