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State Profile of Limited English Proficient (LEP) Students
2008-09

Name

Summary

NJ DOE ELL Identification

NJ DOE requires annual language proficiency testing using the ACCESS for ELLs test.  ACCESS also provides a placement test (WAPT).  This placement test should be administered by a trained individual (training is available through NJDOE).

DOE Policy - Parental Notification & Services

 

ELL NJ DOE Entrance Letter - Translations

 

NJ DOE Data Collection Schedule

 

March 9, 2009 - Approved Test UPDATE

 

NJ DOE APPROVED LANGUAGE TESTS

NJ DOE requires annual testing using the ACCESS test and many districts have moved to the WAPT placement test when registering new students.  The scoring should be done by a trained individual and that training is available through NJDOE.

WIDA Website

 

WIDA Performance Definitions

 

WIDA Can Do Descriptors - General

 

WIDA Grade Level Can Do Descriptors - Pre K - K

 

WIDA Grade Level Can Do Descriptors Grades 1-2

 

WIDA Grade Level Can Do Descriptors Grades 3-5

 

WIDA Grade Level Can Do Descriptors Grades 6-8

 

WIDA Grade Level Can Do Descriptors Grades 9-12

 

NJDOE Testing Accomodations Information

 

ELL & Special Education

 

NJ Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages

NJ TESOL - is the state chapter of the national organzation (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages).

English Language Learner Resources

Name

Summary

100 People Poem: Insight into the World's Diversity

Statistics about the diversity of the world's population

Background about the Lives of ELLs

 

Parents and Home

 

Motivation

 

Detachment: Emotional Issues to Consider

 

How long does it take?

 

Language Guide

 

Language Quirks

 

English - The Craziest Language

 

A Ranking of texts according to English language level

 

Your Dictionary

 

Translations

 

An Assortment of Tips for the Classroom Teacher

 

Second Language Acquisition Stages

 

WIDA CAN DO Descriptors

WIDA has published a table of skills/descriptions for ELL students at different stages of development.

What to expect at different stages of language development

 

Hunterdon Hispanos

 

Hunterdon Hispanos Blog

 

Adult ESL

 

Knowing your way around school

 

School Stats

 

SCHOOL FORMS

 

Favorite Books-Resources

 

ELL Links

 

Resource Websites

 

Student websites

 

Kids Discovery

A fun website

Smithsonian

 

Class Brain

 

Newsweek

 

Say Hello to the World

 

Scholastic News Online

 

Education Activity Search Engine

 

Assessments

Name

Summary

Modifications that will help your ELL student

 

How To - Assessments

 

Synonyms

Place synonyms behind/under problematic vocabulary.

Hopi Cloze

 

Matching

 

Geo Quiz Match - Lev BEG

 

Geo Quiz Match - Lev INT

 

Multiple Choice

 

US History

 

US History ESL

 

Open Ended

 

Open Ended AJ Question

 

Short Answer

 

short answer

 

Poem with first letter

 

True - False

 

True False "Holes"

 

School Survival

Name

Summary

Classroom Can-Do

 

Survival Lesson

 

Colors

 

School Supplies

 

Questions and Present Tense Statements

 

School Skills

 

Classroom Skills

 

Become familar with your school

 

Daily Schedule

 

Activties in School

 

Family and Me

Name

Summary

ME & Family

Can Do list

ME & Family Skills

 

K-1 Body

 

Naming Family Members

 

Expressing Likes/Dislikes about food

 

Label Body Parts

 

Body Chart

 

Body Poster for the Health Office

 

Clothing 1

 

Colors

 

Rooms in my home

 

Home - Living Room

 

Words to describe a student

 

Describe your family

 

Weather

 

Describe a student 2

 

Describe a student and their family

 

Intermediate Advanced Body 1

 

Intermediate Advanced Body 2

 

Intermediate Advanced Body 3

 

Intermediate-Advanced Food

 

Intermediate-Advanced Clothing

 

Food (6-12)

 

Health (6-12)

 

Me (6-12)

 

Me #2 (-12)

 

Community

Name

Summary

Community Can-Do's

 

K-2 Community

 

Who Took the Farmer's Hat?

 

Naming Locations; Ask for Directions

 

Community #1 (6-12)

 

Community #2 (6-12)

 

Community #3 (6-12)

 

Math

Name

Summary

Arithmetic Lessons

 

Math Arcade

 

Regent Exam Prep

 

Numbers

 

Number Skills

 

K-1 Numbers

 

Numbers 1-30

 

Become familiar with number words

 

Time # 1 (6-12)

 

Time #2 (6-12)

 

Numbers (6-12)

 

Literacy

Name

Summary

Can Dos

 

Literacy ABCs

 

Gr K-4 Flashcards, Crosswords, Games, etc

 

Word Lookup

 

Grade K-2 beginning reading, alphabet and sounds

 

K-1 Literacy

 

K-1 Letter S

 

K-2 Letter B

 

Polar Bear

 

1-3 Short Vowel A

 

Alphabet

 

Verbs

 

Verbs 2

 

Verbs 3

 

Vocab Bingo

 

Great Expectations: more advanced

 

Gift of the Magi: more advanced

 

Rip Van Winkle: more advanced

 

Holidays

Name

Summary

Holiday Can-Do's

 

K-1 Winter Holidays

 

Autumn

 

Thanksgiving

 

A morning in Fall

 

Halloween

 

Night Before Christmas

 

Around the World

 

Holiday (6-12)

 

Halloween Rebus (6-12)

 

Content Area/Specific Skills

Name

Summary

Colonies and the American Revolution: 1

 

Colonies and the American Revolution 2

 

American Folklore

 

Intermediate (6-12) A Bill Becomes Law

Hands-on activity for 2 groups to pass a bill.

Favorite Books - Cultural and History

Name

Summary

Fav Lit (grades 4-12)

 

Project Ideas

Name

Summary

Beginning Lev (grades 5-12)

 

Int Level (grades 5-12)

 

Adv Level (grades 5-12)

 

Int/Adv Level Research Paper (grades 6-12)

 

Vocabulary Resources

Name

Summary

Language Guide.Org Practice English vocabulary, the alphabet and numbers
English Flash Games For learning the English vocaulary

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