An LEP student is one who has documented limitations in his ability to understand, speak, read, and write in English. A language other than English is listed on the student’s Home Language Survey The student is tested with the W-APT test (usually in Kindergarten) to determine whether he or she is LEP An ESL student is one who has been classified as LEP and qualifies for service in the ESL program. Parents can choose to accept or waive ESL services for their students, which does not change the student’s LEP status. It is possible to have students who are LEP, but not ESL. Are your students LEP, ESL, or both?
How do we plan?What do we do with your students? Can-do descriptors with names 1-2 Can-do descriptors with names 3-5
Accommodations and Modifications • Responsibilities of LEP Committee • Responsibilities of Classroom Teacher • Relationship of Modifications and Accommodations to Grading If daily modifications and accommodations are implemented correctly, students should not be receiving failing grades.
ESL Teachers . . . • Plan activities that support classroom instruction • Teach the language of the Common Core using the WIDA English Language Standards • Should be involved in determining special assistance for their students • Should be involved in determining whether an LEP student should be retained