• Friday, December 15 - Offices and schools are on a normal schedule.
  • Saturday, December 16 - Saturday School is cancelled at High Point High School due to electrical work at the school.
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Instructional Models

 

ESOL Instructional Models 

 

Focused Kindergarten      

Pull-out      

Plug-in      

Co-Teaching      

Structured Immersion      

Sheltered ESOL Class  

 

Focused Kindergarten 

  • Kindergarten ELLs are taught in the mainstream classroom 
  • Inclusionary setting of instruction 
  • Mainstream teacher takes responsibility for language development 
  • ELLs have access to grade-level content 

Pull-out 

  • Excellent for beginning ELLs for oral language development and to build confidence 
  • Small group instructional setting 
  • Slower pace than mainstream classroom 

Plug-in 

  • Excellent for intermediate and advanced ELLs 
  • Grade-level academic support is provided to ELLs in the mainstream classroom 
  • ESOL teachers provide scaffolds and content-area language develepmont 

Co-Teaching 

  • ELLs of varying proficiency levels are taught in an inclusionary setting 
  • Ensures access to grade-level academic content instruction 
  • Expectations are higher for ELLs 

Structured Immersion 

  • Recommended for advanced ELLs 
  • Inclusionary setting of instruction 
  • Mainstream teacher takes responsibility for language development 
  • ELLs have access to grade-level content 

Sheltered ESOL Class (taught by one ESOL certified mainstream teacher) 

  • Recommended for newcomers or students with interrupted education only 
  • Pacing is adjusted to meet individual needs 
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ESOL Office
8908 Riggs Road
Adelphi, Maryland 20783 

Voice:  (301) 445-8450
Fax:  (301) 445-8457 

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