English Language Proficiency Standards (ELPS) for English Language Learners (ELLs)

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  • English Language Proficiency Standards (ELPS) forEnglish Language Learners (ELLs)

    Pennsylvania Department of Education

    Bureau of Teaching Learning and Support

    Presented by:Mrs. Marcia Vega Based upon original material created by: Barbara Mowrey, ESL/Bilingual Education Advisor, Lynore Carnuccio,Consultant

  • To Understand:The need for standards for ELLsThe use of standards for ELLsThe connection to PA Academic StandardsThe use of standards for ESL instruction and assessmentGoals

  • Why do we need standards for ELLs?Assist students to meet PA Academic Standards based on their English language proficiency levelGuidance for content and ESL/Bilingual teachersRequired by Section 3113 of Title III, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act as reauthorized by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB), 20 U.S.C.6823(b)(2)

  • What is the purpose of Standards for ELLs?

    To identify appropriate skill-based performance goals based on English proficiency levels of individual studentsTo complement and align with existing PA Academic StandardsTo provide appropriate, reliable and valid expectations for students across the curriculum

  • What standards ARE NOT:A placement tool for English language learnersA stand alone exit instrumentA replacement for existing PA Academic Standards

  • PA Academic Standards vs. PA ELP StandardsPA Academic Standards:Are for ALL students

    Guide the alignment of content curriculum

    Guide content instruction

    Comprise content specific objectives

    PA ELP Standards:

    Are for ELLs

    Are aligned to PA Academic Standards, WIDA ELP Standards, and National TESOL ELP Standards

    Guide district ESL curriculum and instruction

    Include both content and language objectives

  • How were the Standards developed?WIDA frameworkConsultantCommitteePDE Curriculum AdvisorsExternal reviewInternal review, review, review

  • English language learners communicate in English for SOCIAL AND INSTRUCTIONAL purposes within the school setting.English Language Proficiency Standard 1

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

    English Language Proficiency Standard 2

  • English Language Proficiency Standard 3English language learners communicate information, ideas, and concepts necessary for academic success in the content area of MATHEMATICS.

  • English Language Proficiency Standard 4English language learners communicate information, ideas, and concepts necessary for academic success in the content area of SCIENCE.

  • English Language Proficiency Standard 5English language learners communicate information, ideas, and concepts necessary for academic success in the content area of SOCIAL STUDIES.

  • Layout and Design

    Matrix

    5 English language proficiency levels

    Grade level Clusters: Pre-K/K; 1-2; 3-5; 6-8; 9-12

    Model performance indicators (MPI) Focus on language skills: Receptive/ Productive

  • Understanding the MatrixEnglish Language Proficiency Standard: Grade Level Cluster:

  • UNDERSTANDING THE MODEL PERFORMANCE INDICATORGrade Level Cluster 4-5; Proficiency Level 3, DevelopingModality: Appropriate instructional support for Level 3 English language learners

    Language Function: Content-specific, standards-based, how students use language Content: Academic information or skill Work with a partner to follow oral directions and apply appropriate strategies to classify triangles according to sides or angles.

  • To better understand the design of an MPI, we will classify indicators by language function, content stem or student support.Given a set of indicators, discuss in your small group whether the indicators are language, content or support.Place indicators appropriately on the three-column graphic organizer. Be prepared to defend your response. MPI Sort:Language/ Content/ Support

  • Algebraic equation, inequality, or expressionDraw conclusions Match pictures Events in PA history Write a letter Using a graphic organizerDraw and label Solutions to environmental problems Measure an object Restate steps Follow simple oral directionsMPI Sort: Language/ Content/ SupportWith a partnerData in charts and graphs Information regarding natural processes In a small groupUsing a modelShare feelings Engage in formal debatesRelevant and irrelevant informationUsing notes Using an appropriately leveled textAnswer WH questions Two or three- dimensional figures

  • English Language Proficiency Standard 3: English language learners communicate information, ideas, and concepts necessary for academic success in the content area of Mathematics.Grade Level Cluster: 4-5

  • Teacher ExpectationsTo provide students with limited English proficiency the opportunity to meet PA Academic Standards

    To provide meaningful and comprehensible content and assessment for students to be successful

  • Student Expectations

    Progress with English language proficiency while meeting PA Academic Standards.Have meaningful access to the full curriculum.Demonstrate content knowledge and language skills.

  • Writing a MODEL PERFORMANCE INDICATORWrite an MPI- using the PA standard below, choose a language domain & Level.Modality: Use Can-Dos to write appropriate instructional support for given Proficiency LevelLanguage Function: how students use language Content: PA content standardsWork with a partner to follow oral directions to identify the meaning of an unfamiliar word using the knowledge of its root

  • What is our role in using ELPS for ELLs? Curriculum Collaboration Student achievement and accountability

    SIOP Workshop 2008ASD ESL Department*SIOP Workshop 2008ASD ESL Department*

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