• Summary of ELL Programs

     

    Structured English Immersion (SEI) and Individualized Language Learner Plan (ILLP)

    Bilingual Education

    Content

    (What is taught?)

    State ELL Proficiency Standards

    Arizona State Standards

    State ELL Proficiency Standards

    Arizona State Standards

    Methodology

    (How is it taught?)

    SEI - ELL's receive intensive English instruction for four hours a day in conversation, reading, writing, grammar, and academic vocabulary

     

    ILLP – The classroom teacher writes an individualized plan to ensure that each ELL receives four hours of intensive English language instruction

     

     

     

     

     


    Navajo Immersion:  Students are taught in Navajo for at least 50% of the day

     

    Dual language:  Students are taught in English for 50% of the day and Spanish for 50% of the day

    Languages of Instruction (In what language do we teach?)

    English

    English and another language

    (Spanish or Navajo)

    Instruction and rate of transition to mainstream

    (How long will it take for ELL's to become proficient in English?)

    ELLs usually acquire basic English skills in one to two years.

    All classes are mainstream; there is no transition to a different program.  ELLs usually acquire basic English skills in one to two years.

    Goal

    To become proficient speakers, readers, and writers of English.

    To become proficient speakers, readers, and writers of English.