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ELL » Pull Out Services: LAS Links Curriculum

Pull Out Services: LAS Links Curriculum

LAS Links Curriculum "At a Glance"

LAS Links Instructional Guidance provide targeted lessons in reading, language arts, science, social studies, and mathematics, based on a student’s grade and proficiency level, allowing for student success in learning.

Five Grade Spans: K-1, 2-3, 4-5, 6-8, 9-12 (View Samples below)

  •      Proficiency Areas: Writing, Reading, Listening, Speaking, and Comprehension
  •      Language Measurement: Measures English-language and proficiency
  •      Compatibility: Instructional Guidance and Benchmark Assessments can be used with any English language proficiency test to meet state mandates
  •      Student Progress Monitoring:  Throughout the year, LAS Links Benchmark Assessments can be used to monitor progress students make in acquiring English language skills. This powerful tool allows teachers to correct areas of student weakness and build upon areas of strength.

 

 

 

LAS Links Instructional Guidance:  Speaking

 

  1. Participate in diverse academic or social conversations, with attention to appropriate register, grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation
    1. Provide information
    2. Express opinions and preferences
    3. Make requests
    4. Ask questions, request clarification, and negotiate for understanding
    5. Conduct transactions

 

  1. Demonstrate knowledge related to diverse academic or social settings, with attention to appropriate register, grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation
    1. Identify and object and describe its purpose or use, using words or phrases
    2. Identify an acidic or social situation and describe it, using sentences

 

  1. Describe ideas, experiences and immediate surroundings in diverse academic and social conversations, with attention to appropriate register, grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation
    1. Describe processes
    2. Describe people, locations, and scenery to give directions

 

  1. Speak persuasively in diverse academic and social conversations, with attention to appropriate register, grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation
    1. Explain processes
    2. Compare and explain preferences

 

  1. Talk in depth and with detail about diverse academic or social events, with attention to appropriate register, grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation
    1. Interpret, narrate, and paraphrase events, using visual information

 

 

 

LAS Links Instructional Guidance:  Listening

 

  1. Follow common, explicit oral directions to participate in diverse academic or social tasks
  2. Respond to idiomatic expressions to participate in diverse academic or social tasks, including phrasal verbs with idiomatic meaning (e.g., give me a hand or settle for)
  3. Demonstrate understanding of academic and social situations that contain diverse language genres, registers, and varieties
    1. identify purpose
    2. identify main idea
    3. identify supporting details
  4. Interpret layers of meaning using critical listening skills and earning strategies in academic and social situations that contain diverse language genders, registers, and varieties
    1. make predictions based on known information
    2. make inferences based on known information

 

 

 

 

LAS Links Instructional Guidance:  Reading

 

  1. Analyze words
    1. Identify rhyming words
    2. Apply letter-sound relationships to read English words
    3. Apply letter-sound relationships to read English phonemes
    4. Apply knowledge of morphemes and syntax to word meaning

 

  1. Understand word meaning
    1. Classify words
    2. Demonstrate Vocabulary

 

  1. Comprehend written material
    1. Demonstrate reading comprehension
    2. Identify important literary features of text
    3. Read critically and apply learning strategies to interpretation

 

 

 

 

LAS Links Instructional Guidance:  Writing

 

  1. Use appropriate grammar
    1. Singular and plural
    2. Subject/verb agreement
    3. Tense agreement
    4. Conjunctions
    5. Pronouns
    6. Prepositional phrases
    7. Auxiliary verbs

 

  1. Use appropriate capitalization and punctuation
    1. Capitalize beginning of sentences and proper names
    2. Use sentence ending marks
    3. Use commas in series and dates
    4. Use apostrophes in contractions and possessives

 

  1. Use standard sentence structure
    1. Differentiate complete sentences from fragments
    2. Use articles
    3. Form statements and questions
    4. Differentiate complete sentences from run-ons
    5. Use adjectives and adverbs

 

  1. Write simple sentences to describe, narrate, or explain
    1. Write simple sentences to describe
    2. Write simple sentences to explain

 

  1. Write expository compositions
    1. Write to describe, explain, report, compare, narrate, persuade, or express