SECOND NINE WEEKS PLAN
ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS (ELL)
GRADE LEVELS 1-5
Mrs. Debbie Merrow, ELL Teacher
Hutchison Farm ELL Center
ELL includes the following Thematic Units of study:
Foods and Nutrition Content Support (1-5)
Thanksgiving U.S. Flag
Celebrations Around the World Map and Globe Skills
Animals in Winter The 50 States
Winter Weather and Activities Seasons of the Year
Transportation Months of the Year
The ELL curriculum includes the following essential elements:
Listening - Learning to understand English spoken in a wide range of social and academic contexts.
Speaking - Learning to speak English, with increasing accuracy and fluency, in order to convey meaning appropriate to a wide range of social and academic contexts.
Reading - Learning to read in English with increasing comprehension for a variety of purposes.
Writing - Learning to produce written English with increasing fluency and accuracy to convey meaning appropriately in a range of social and academic contexts.
Culture - Learning concepts that result in knowledge and awareness of the history and culture of classmates, Virginia, and the United States.
Limited English Proficiency SOL for students ranging from Proficiency Level 1- 4
Goal 1, Standard 1
To use English to communicate in social settings: Students will use English to participate in social interactions, descriptors, sharing, requesting information, expressing needs, feelings, and ideas, using nonverbal communication in social interactions, getting personal needs met, engaging in conversations, conducting transactions
Goal 2, Standard 2
To use English to achieve academically in all content areas: Students will use English to obtain, process, construct, and provide subject matter information in spoken and written form
The Pathways Literacy model for grades 1 and 2 is reinforced in ELL class which covers SOL 1.1 –1.13. SOL 1.9 Integrate phonetic strategies, meaning clues and language structure when reading and SOL 1.13 Form letters correctly and space words and sentences and SOL 1.12 Write to communicate ideas
Support for classroom content SOLs appropriate to student’s grade level
English Language Proficiency Standards 3,4,5: English language learners communicate information, ideas, and concepts necessary for academic success in the content area of mathematics,science, and social studies.