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Introduction to the new english language proficiency standards

Introduction to the New English Language Proficiency Standards

The language proficiency standards center on the language needed and used by English language learners to succeed in school


Introduction to the new english language proficiency standards

The 2006 PreK-12 English Language Proficiency Standards have built from TESOL’s 1997 Pre-K-12 ESL Standards.


Introduction to the new english language proficiency standards

TESOL’s2006 PreK-12 English Language Proficiency Standards

TESOL’s

1997

ESL Standards

National and State Academic

Content Standards


Introduction to the new english language proficiency standards

1997 ESL Goals 2006 English Language Proficiency Standards

Standard 1: English language learners communicate for social, intercultural, and instructional purposes within the school setting.

Goal 1: To use English to communicate in social settings

Goal 3: To use English in socially and culturally appropriate ways

Standard 2: English language learners communicate information, ideas, and concepts necessary for academic success in the area of language arts.

Standard 3: English language learners communicate information, ideas, and concepts necessary for academic success in the area of mathematics.

Standard 4: English language learners communicate information, ideas, and concepts necessary for academic success in the area of science.

Standard 5: English language learners communicate information, ideas, and concepts necessary for academic success in the area of social studies.

Goal 2: To use English to achieve academically in all content areas


English language proficiency standard 1

English Language Proficiency Standard 1:

English language learners communicate in English for SOCIAL, INTERCULTURAL, AND INSTRUCTIONAL purposes within the school setting.


English language proficiency standard 2

English Language Proficiency Standard 2:

English language learners communicate information, ideas, and concepts necessary for academic success in the content area of LANGUAGE ARTS.


English language proficiency standard 3

English Language Proficiency Standard 3:

English language learners communicate information, ideas, and concepts necessary for academic success in the content area of MATHEMATICS.


English language proficiency standard 4

English Language Proficiency Standard 4:

English language learners communicate information, ideas, and concepts necessary for academic success in the content area of SCIENCE.


English language proficiency standard 5

English Language Proficiency Standard 5:

English language learners communicate information, ideas, and concepts necessary for academic success in the content area of SOCIAL STUDIES


We refer to the english language proficiency standards as

We refer to the English language proficiency standards as

  • Social, intercultural, and instruction language

  • The language of language arts

  • The language of math

  • The language of science

  • The language of social studies


Organization of the standards

Organization of the Standards

  • The standards and their components are presented in the form of a matrix.

  • It is hoped that educators across every content area will use the models presented when working with ELLs.


The components of the standards

The Components of the Standards

  • Four Language Domains

  • Five Grade Level Clusters

  • Levels of English Language Proficiency


Four language domains

Four Language Domains

  • Listening—process, understand, interpret, and evaluate spoken language in a variety of situations

  • Speaking—engage in oral communication in a variety of situations for an array of purposes and audiences

  • Reading—process, interpret and evaluate written language, symbols and text with understanding and fluency

  • Writing—engage in written communication in a variety of forms for an array of purposes and audiences


Introduction to the new english language proficiency standards

Five Grade Level Clusters

1-3

PreK-K

4-5

6-8

9-12


Introduction to the new english language proficiency standards

Levels of English Language Proficiency

5

BRIDGING

4

EXPANDING

3

DEVELOPING

2

EMERGING

1

STARTING


Introduction to the new english language proficiency standards

Level 1

Starting

Level 2

Emerging

Level 3

Developing

Level 4

Expanding

Level 5

Bridging

Listening

Speaking

Reading

Writing

English Language Proficiency Standards:

Sample Performance Indicator (SPI)

A strandof SPIs

Grade Level Cluster


The rationale for developing english language proficiency standards for english language learners

The Rationale for Developing English Language Proficiency Standards for English Language Learners


1 the standards based educational movement is stronger today than ever before

1. The standards-based educational movement is stronger today than ever before.


Introduction to the new english language proficiency standards

2. Theory and research support sustained content-driven instruction and assessment for English language learners.


Introduction to the new english language proficiency standards

3. Across the states, the English language learner school population is becoming more visible and viable.


Introduction to the new english language proficiency standards

4. Federal mandates (namely, the No Child Left Behind Act) have impacted all sectors of the educational community.


Introduction to the new english language proficiency standards

5. As a professional organization, TESOL assumes leadership in providing up-to-date resources to the field.


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