English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Is a required program for students whose home language is other than English and who are classified as less than independent in English.  It is a language arts program that incorporates all aspects of Language Arts instruction, content, and language development. The ESOL Competency-Based Curriculum for each grade level addresses the following components:

  • Reading/Literature

  • Composition

  • Vocabulary/Word Study/Language

  • Listening/Speaking/Viewing

  • Information Literacy/Study and test taking

  • Culture