|Course title:||English 1|
|Subject:||English Language and Literature|
|Grade level(s):||9, 10, 11, 12|
|English 1 is the third level English as a Second Language and students are at the intermediate level 9th, 10th, and 11th graders may be moved to English 2 class based on their performance in class, over all grades, and score on the annual (Feb./March)state of Oregon ELPA test. Students will continue language acquistion and skill development in reading, writing, speaking, and listening/understanding English.|
|ESL level 3 (Intermediate) / ESL intake assessment (IPT) or annual assessment (ELPA). Successful completion of English Language Development-level 1, and English Composition/Literature-Level 2.|
|English Language Proficiency Standards (early advanced). This class should approach most of the 8th grade standards for English Language Arts especially in reading, writing, speaking, and listening.|
|Schedule of topics/units covered:|
|Writing: The writing process; narrative (personal and imaginative); expository (research paper); persusasive; poetry; revising/editing skills; grammar terminology and overview.
Reading/literature: Short Story Unit, Poetry Unit, Novel Unit;sustained silent reading (through out the year); academic literacy skills; vocabulary-(roots,prefixes, suffixes)
Speaking: persuasive or expository speech; extemporaneous speech.
|This class will emphasize academic vocabulary for literary discussion and analysis. Also general word analysis,context clues, and spelling patterns for English.|
|District adopted materials:|
|North Star (high intermediate) -Longman
Focus on Grammar (level 3)-Pearson/Longman
|First Crossing ed. Donald R. Gallo -Candlewick Press
Various poetry from public domain.
Videos: Gandhi, The Grapes of Wrath among others as approriate.
Various online resources as appropriate.
|Differentiation/accessibility strategies and support (TAG, ELL, SpEd, other):|
|All students are ELL so class uses standard ESL methodology.
SpEd: Bilingual assistant working with students, after school bilingual tutoring, referral to SpEd services
TAG: Supplemental reading materials, online projects, referral to Saturday Academy, P.C.C. classes, and other resources.
|70%+ on Focus on Grammar and NorthStar exams
Meet competencies on a scoring guide for narrative, persuasive, and expository writing projects.
Complete outcomes on literature projects.
Demonstrate proficieny on scoring guide for speeches.
|Career-related learning experiences (CRLEs):|
|Essential skills to be taught:|
|Essential skills to be assessed:|
F= 59% or below
40% special projects (writing/lit. response)
25% Daily Work- (NorthStar, Focus on Grammar, warmups, SSR journal etc.)
25% tests and quizzes- (NorthStar, Focus on Grammar, literature unit final tests, warmup quizzes)
10% Class Partcipation- (regular, positive classroom participation)
|Follow all district and building rules.
Classroom Standards: 1. Do what helps your learning and learning of others. 2. Respect yourself and all others 3. Come every day prepared to work and learn. Bring your tools. 4. Bottled water is the only food or drink in class. 5. Electronic devices are for use outside of class time.
|Safety issues and requirements:|
|Follow all district and building safety requirements.
Translate (where feasible) and clarify safety requirements to all students.
Approved by Margaret Calvert on 9/24/2008.