English Language Proficiency Standards

Download English Language Proficiency Standards

Post on 23-Jan-2016

43 views

Category:

Documents

0 download

Embed Size (px)

DESCRIPTION

English Language Proficiency Standards. Language Acquisition is not an event; it is a process. www.wida.us. Components for Success. A standards-based system:. Measures its success based on student learning rather than compliance with rules and regulations. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

TRANSCRIPT

<ul><li><p>English Language Proficiency StandardsLanguage Acquisition is not an event; it is a process.</p><p>www.wida.us</p></li><li><p>Components for Success</p></li><li><p>A standards-based system:Measures its success based on student learning rather than compliance with rules and regulations.</p><p>Aligns policies, initiatives, curriculum, instruction, and assessments with clearly defined academic standards.</p><p>Consistently communicates and uses standards to focus on ways to ensure success for all students.</p><p>Uses assessment to inform instruction</p></li><li><p>Why SBI benefits ELLsBy focusing on detailed descriptions of expected understanding or learning targets SBI engages teachers in raising the expectations for all students promotes the use of multiple assessment strategies which allow for students to reach proficient levels at different times and in a variety of ways requires teachers to differentiate instruction to meet readiness levels, learning profiles, and interests of students.</p><p>Laturnau, Joseph, Standards-Based Instruction for English Language Learners</p></li><li><p>Content StandardsContent Standards define what students should know and be able to do.</p><p>Benchmarks identify the expected understandings and skills for a content standard at different grade levels.</p><p>Performance indicators describe how well students need to achieve in order to meet content standards.</p></li><li><p>English Language Proficiency StandardsThe WIDA ELP standards center on the language needed and used by ELLs to succeed in school.</p><p>Performance indicators describe ELLs understanding and use of English at each level of language proficiency. </p></li><li><p>AL COS 2nd Grade ScienceIdentify basic components of our solar system, including the sun, planets, and Earth's moon.</p></li><li><p>ELP Standard 4: the Language of Science, Formative FrameworkGrade Cluster: 1 2Domain: SpeakingTopic: Earth and sky</p><p>Level 1EnteringLevel 2BeginningLevel 3DevelopingLevel 4ExpandingLevel 5BridgingName objects of the earth and sky from observation, photographs or models.Describe objects of the earth and sky from observation, photographs or models (e.g., The sun is big and yellow.)State relationships between objects of earth or sky using diagrams, photographs or models (e.g., Mercury is closest to the sun.)Discuss and show changes in the earth and sky using diagrams, photographs or models (e.g., seasons, day/night)Report, with detail, on topics about the earth and sky (e.g., the Big Dipper) using diagrams, photographs or models.</p></li><li><p>National Standards for ReadingDiscern the most important ideas, events, or information, and summarize them accurately and concisely.</p><p>Determine when, where, and why events unfold in the text, and explain how they relate to one another.</p></li><li><p>ELP Standard 2: the Language of Language Arts, Formative FrameworkGrade Cluster: 6 - 8Domain: ReadingTopic: Adventures</p><p>Level 1EnteringLevel 2BeginningLevel 3DevelopingLevel 4ExpandingLevel 5BridgingIdentify words or phrases associated with adventures using visual support and word/phrase walls or banks.Answer WH- questions related to adventures using visual support (e.g. Who is missing?) and share with a peer.Sequence plots of adventures using visual support and share with a peer.Summarize plots of adventures using visual support and share with a peer.Identify cause and effect of events on characters in adventure stories.</p></li><li><p>WIDA ELP StandardsEnglish language learners communicate for Social and Instructional purposes within the school settingEnglish language learners communicate information, ideas, and concepts necessary for academic success in the content area of Language Arts.English language learners communicate information, ideas, and concepts necessary for academic success in the content area of Mathematics.English language learners communicate information, ideas, and concepts necessary for academic success in the content area of ScienceEnglish language learners communicate information, ideas, and concepts necessary for academic success in the content area of Social Studies..</p></li><li><p>Organization of WIDA ELP StandardsGrade Level Clusters</p><p>Pre- K/ K1 23 56 89 - 12</p><p> Frameworks </p><p>Formative: geared toward guiding student learning and teacher instruction.</p><p>Summative: geared toward describing the outcomes of learning.</p></li><li><p>Organization of WIDA ELP StandardsLanguage DomainsListening process, understand, interpret, and evaluate spoken language in a variety of situations.Speaking engage in oral communication in a variety of situations for a variety of purposes and audiences.Reading - process, understand, interpret, and evaluate written language, symbols, and text with understanding and fluency.Writing engage in written communication in a variety of situations for a variety of purposes and audiences.</p><p>Language Proficiency LevelsEnteringBeginningDevelopingExpandingBridgingReaching</p></li><li><p>Model Performance IndicatorLanguage function: how students process or use language to communicate</p><p>Example topic: identified from state academic content standards</p><p>Support: sensory, graphic or interactive</p></li><li><p>ELP Standard 3: The Language of Mathematics. Formative Framework</p><p>Grade Cluster: 9 12Domain: WritingTopic: Scale and proportionLevel: 2</p><p>Describe differences in figures or real-life objects based on scale and proportion.</p></li><li><p>ELP Standard 3: The Language of Math, Formative FrameworkGrade Cluster: 9 - 12Domain: WritingTopic: Scale and proportion</p><p>Level 1EnteringLevel 2BeginningLevel 3DevelopingLevel 4ExpandingLevel 5BridgingDraw and compare dimensions (e.g., width, length, depth) of figures or real-life objects to scale.Describe differneces in figures or real-life objects based on scale and proportion.Compare/contrast figures or real-life objects based on scale and proprtion.Give detailed examples from diagrams of the use of scale and proportion (e.g., in various occupations.)Report on designing models to scale and proportion(e.g., If you were an architect) </p></li><li><p>Strands of MPIsThematically connected through common example topics (based on state content standards)Scaffolded from one language proficiency level to the next, based on criteria of the Performance DefinitionsDevelopmentally appropriate, designed for ELLs at a specific grade level clusterAcademically rigorous, with the highest level of English language proficiency corresponding to language expectations of proficient English speakers at the highest grade of the cluster</p></li><li><p>AL COS 3rd Grade MathDemonstrate number sense by comparing, ordering, and expanding whole numbers through 9999.</p><p>Comparing numbers using the symbols &gt;, </p></li><li><p>ELP Standard 3: The Language of Math, Grade Cluster: 3 - 5, Summative FrameworkDomain: ReadingTopic: Large whole Numbers</p><p>Level 1EnteringLevel 2BeginningLevel 3DevelopingLevel 4ExpandingLevel 5BridgingIdentify large whole numbers from pictures and models (e.g. This number has 7 places.Identify large whole numbers from pictures or models and phrases or short sentences.Sort examples of large whole numbers from pictures or models and text (e.g. those more than and less than one thousand.)Compare examples of large whole numbers presented in pictures and text.Match situations to use of large whole numbers from grade-level text.</p></li><li><p>AL COS Social Studies, Grade 8Analyze characteristics of early civilizations in respect to technology, division of labor, government, calendar, and writings.</p><p>Comparing significant features of civilizations that developed in the Tigris-Euphrates, Nile, Indus, and Huang He River valleys.Examples: natural environment, urban development, social hierarchy, written language, ethical and religious belief system, government and military institutions, economic systems. </p><p>Identifying on a map locations of cultural hearths of early civilizations.Examples: Mesopotamia, Nile Valley</p></li><li><p>ELP Standard 5: The Language of Social Studies, Grade Cluster: 6 - 8, Formative FrameworkDomain: WritingTopic: Ancient Civilizations</p><p>Level 1EnteringLevel 2BeginningLevel 3DevelopingLevel 4ExpandingLevel 5BridgingIdentify features of ancient civilizations from illustrations and word/phrase banks and share with a partner in L1 or L2.Describe features of ancient civilizations using notes from graphic organizers and share with a partner in L1 or L2.Compare ancient civilizations using sentences from graphic organizers and share with a partner.Produce contrastive summaries of ancient civilizations using information from graphic organizers and share with a partner.Create historical essays descriptive of ancient civilizations.</p></li><li><p>For More Informationwww.wida.usComplete set of ELP standards Pre-K 12Resource Guide for understanding the WIDA ELP Standards</p><p>ESL DepartmentLeah Dobbs-Black. ESL Program Supervisor ldobbs-black@shelbyed.k12.al.usMary Earley, ESL Resource Teacher mearley@shelbyed.k12.al.usCindy Cox, Part-time ESL Resource Teacher ccox@shelbyed.k12.al.us</p></li></ul>

Recommended

View more >