District Language Acquisition
District Language Focuses
*Teachers are focusing on making learning targets known daily for each lesson and including a language focus using the English Language Proficiency Standards
Today I will (TASK)
So I can (STANDARD)
I know I’ve got it when (EVIDENCE)
Today the language focus is (ELPS)
Background: State Superintendent Randy Dorn adopted the English Language Proficiency Standards which correspond to the WA State Learning Standards in 2013 and it is an expectation that these standards be implemented in all districts in 2015.
English Language Proficiency Standards are online
*Students are using language sentence frames to guide their talk with peers about their learning.
*Teachers are using No Opt Out strategies to ensure all students are responsible and cannot opt out of their learning.