English Language Learners

 
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ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE PROGRAM
 
EL Links
 

TESTING INFORMATION

Identification: LasLinks (Grades 1-12) & PreLas (Kindergarten) - given by the EL teacher to a student to see if they qualify for services. This test is given to new students whose first language is not English.

 

Yearly assessment: OELPA  (Ohio English Language of Proficiency Assessment) - February 6, 2017 - March 31, 2017. Only students designated as an English Learner (EL) take this assessment. It assesses a student's abilities in Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening.

 

ACCOMODATIONS

 

Students designated English Learners (EL) will receive accommodations during State assessments. During assessments, students may use a word-to-word dictionary and have extended time to complete the assessment within the same day.

 

Interpretation services provided as needed for testing, classroom activities, parent/teacher conferences, phone calls, etc....

 

 

ELPA21 (for more information on assessment)

 

 

Ohio English Language Proficiency Standards - Adopted June 2015

 

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Lisa Gwin                            Veronica Wilkinson
ELL Coordinator                             Bilingual Aide Apple Creek          
soea_gwin@tccsa.net                    soea_vwilkinson@tccsa.net