English Language Learners (ELL)

English Language Learners (ELL)

English Language Learners (ELL)

The CGUHSD English Acquisition Services Department provides student services in the form of English Language Development (ELD) to those students who qualify. If a student scores less than proficient on the Arizona English Language Learner Assessment (AZELLA), he or she may qualify for up to four hours of daily ELD instruction. Areas of instruction include Reading, Writing, Grammar, and/or Vocabulary. In these courses, students focus on the English Language Proficiency Standards.

ELD Course Requirements

Beginning in the school year 2019-20, the flexibility permitted in Senate Bill 1014 allows all first-year English Language Learners (ELL) students to receive 100 minutes of English Language Development (ELD) instruction per day as measured by Arizona English Language Learner Assessment (AZELLA) or an Individual Language Learning Plan (ILLP). Student placement is determined by each student’s English Language proficiency level.

ELD Conversational English & Vocab

Students develop and integrate oral communication and academic vocabulary as identified by the state English Language Learners (ELL) Proficiency Standards. The delivery and comprehension or oral communication, use of the standard English conventions, and use of academic vocabulary are taught using significant themes and high-interest content in meaningful context. Each semester, students earn one-half elective credit. This course is one component of a four-component program. Eligible students: Arizona English Language Learner Assessment (AZELLA) composite score of less than Proficient (P).

ELD Writing & Grammar

Students develop and integrate grammar skills in English as identified by the state English Language Learners (ELL) Proficiency Standards. Increased control over correct grammar usage, proper syntax, morphology, phonology, and semantics are taught through the use of significant themes and high-interest content in meaningful context. Each semester, students earn one-half elective credit. This course is one component of a four-component program. Eligible students: Arizona English Language Learner Assessment (AZELLA) composite score of less than Proficient (P).

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Department Teachers

Jewel Devet
Devet, Jewel
ELD/SEI/English Teacher
Office: 520-836-8500 x 3601
-ELD Reading Basic
-ELD Writing Basic
-SEI Reading, Oral Eng Conv & Vocab
-SEI Writing and Grammar
Mikhail Ybanez
Ybanez, Mikhail
ELD/English Teacher
Office: 520-836-8500 x 3322
-ELD Intermediate English 9
-ELD Intermediate English 10
-ELD Intermediate English 11
-ELD Intermediate English 12
-English 12

ELD Intermediate English 9

This course is a foundation to further prepare students for advancement into upper-level English courses. Higher-order thinking skills are emphasized and heavily practiced. Coursework develops and refines writing skills, review usage and grammar, vocabulary development, paragraph development, essay writing, annotations, and rhetorical analysis. The course also surveys literature with a continuing emphasis on developing reading and analytical skills. To develop speaking and listening skills, students are regularly required to speak in front of peers.

ELD Intermediate English 10

This course is a foundation to further prepare students for advancement into upper-level English courses. Higher-order thinking skills will be emphasized and heavily practiced. Coursework develops and refines writing skills, review usage and grammar, vocabulary development, paragraph development, essay writing, annotations, and rhetorical analysis. The course also surveys literature with a continuing emphasis on developing reading and analytical skills. To develop speaking and listening skills, students are regularly required to speak in front of peers.

ELD Intermediate English 11

This course is a foundation to further prepare students for advancement into upper-level English courses. Higher-order thinking skills will be emphasized and heavily practiced. Coursework develops and refines writing skills, review usage and grammar, vocabulary development, paragraph development, essay writing, annotations, and rhetorical analysis. The course also surveys literature with a continuing emphasis on developing reading and analytical skills. To develop speaking and listening skills, students are regularly required to speak in front of peers.

ELD Intermediate English 12

Coursework will develop and refine writing skills, and review usage and grammar, vocabulary development, critical thinking, essay writing, annotations, and rhetorical analysis. The course also surveys British literature with a continuing emphasis on developing reading and analytical skills. To develop speaking and listening skills, all students will be regularly required to speak in front of peers via presentations and small group discussion.

ELD Reading Basic

Students develop reading, decoding, and comprehension skills in English as identified by the state ELL Proficiency Standards. The five components of reading studied are: phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary development, reading fluency, and high-interest content in meaningful context.

ELD Writing Basic

Students develop writing skills in English as identified by the state ELL Proficiency Standards. Control of writing and correct usage of level-appropriate syntax, morphology, phonology, semantics, lexicon, and pragmatics are taught through the use of significant themes and high-interest content in meaningful context.

SEI Reading, Oral English Conversation, & Vocab

Students develop oral communication and academic vocabulary as identified by the state ELL Proficiency Standards. The delivery and comprehension of oral communication, use of standard English conventions, and use of academic vocabulary are taught through the use of significant themes and high-interest content in meaningful context.

SEI Writing and Grammar

Students develop grammar skills in English as identified by the state ELL Proficiency Standards. Increased control over correct grammar usage, proper syntax, morphology, phonology, and semantics are taught through the use of significant themes and high-interest content in meaningful context.

Abbreviations

AZELLA = Arizona English Language Learner Assessment 
ELD = English Language Development
ELL = English Language Learners
ILLP = Individual Language Learning Plan
 
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