English as a Second Language

Jr. High ELL

This course is designed to provide English language learners (as determined by the Stateguidelines) opportunities to acquire the level of English necessary to independently participate inthe mainstream classrooms with native-like English abilities in reading, writing, speaking andlistening. Comprehending culturally appropriate behavior is also facilitated while encouraging the students to maintain a sense of pride in his or her home language, history and culture. The ESL teacher will determine the length of ESL class of a student.