Welcome to english as a second language levels 3/4
This year in English, we will focus on increasing students abilities to read, write, speak, and listen in English. The goal of this class is to move closer to the level of English performance in school of a native English speaker in the same grade. Writing:
This year we will use the Writers Workshop model to learn to write in various genres. As we go through the writing program we incorporate grammar, vocabulary and structure in the writing being done. Here is a brief list of writing genres that we will cover in ESL 3/4:
Principles of writing
*Conventions will be incorporated into all genres. Reading: Reading this year will concentrate on vocabulary, fluency and introducing students to new literature. Students will learn a variety of strategies that will help them understand what they read, locate important information and study for tests.