Helping ESL Students Prepare for STAAR
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Helping ESL Students Prepare For STAAR
What Is STAAR?
The State of Texas Assessments of Academic
Readiness ( STAAR ) is a replacement for Texas
Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS), it is an assessment program for students in grades
3 to 8.
ESL Students & STAAR
1 in 6 students is an ESL
ESL students have a tough time with passing rates, as the latest results reveal they are 26.2 percent behind non-ESL students.
Issues ESL Students Face In STAAR
Very Few tutors
The ratio of ESL students to language teachers does not favor the students
Students have a tough time understanding the question asked
Questions are based on situations which are common to American culture but might be alien to an ESL
Lingo Jingo & STAAR Preparation
Lingo Jingo has lessons in explained in Spanish
All the lessons are based on common core so ESL students can correlate to them better in class
Special lessons to help them understand life in the USA
Teachers can freely contribute to the lessons and assign them to their students
Teachers And Students Can Work Together To Score Well At STAAR
With The Help Of Lingo Jingo
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