• Bilingual Programs

     

     

    Developmental Bilingual

     

    What is the goal of the program?

    The goal is for students to develop an awareness and appreciation for other cultures while becoming bilingual and biliterate.

     

    Who is it for? 

    • Native Spanish-speaking MLLs with an Overall Composite score of 1.0+ in grades K &1
    • Native Spanish-speaking MLLs with an Overall Composite score of 1.0+ and have literacy skills in Spanish in grades 2-5 
    • Students stay in this program until Grade 5 even after they exit MLL status.

     

    Who is in the class?

    MLLs whose native language is Spanish.

     

    How much ELD (English Learning Development) do MLLs receive in this program?

    MLLs receive 1 to 2 daily periods of ELD targeted to their level of English proficiency, and sheltered content instruction in all content areas.

     

    Who teaches ELD in this program?

    A Bilingual-certified teacher teaches ELD.

     

    Who teaches core content in this program?

    Core content is taught by a Bilingual-certified teacher.

     

    Language of Instruction: 

    In K, instruction is mostly delivered in the native language and 10% in English. By Grade 4, the language allocation should reach the target goal of 50 percent in English and 50 percent in Spanish, continuing on through grade 5.

     

    Grade

    English

    Spanish

    K

    10%

    90%

    1

    20%

    80%

    2

    30%

    70%

    3

    40%

    60%

    4

    50%

    50%

    5

    50%

    50%


     

     

    Dual Language

     

    What is the goal of the program?

    The goal is for students to develop an awareness and appreciation for other cultures while becoming bilingual and biliterate.

     

    Who is it for? 

    • Native Spanish-speaking MLLs with an Overall Composite score of 1.0+ in grades K &1
    • Native Spanish-speaking MLLs with an Overall Composite score of 1.0+ and have literacy skills in Spanish in grades 2-5 
    • Students stay in this program until Grade 5 even after they exit MLL status.

     

    Who is in the class?

    50% MLLs whose native language is Spanish and 50% Native English Speakers. 

     

    How much ELD (English Language Development) do MLLs receive in this program?

    MLLs receive 1 to 2 daily periods of ELD targeted to their level of English proficiency, and sheltered content instruction in all content areas.

     

    Who teaches ELD in this program?

    An ESL or Bilingual certified teacher teaches ELD.

     

    Who teaches coare content in this program?

    Core content is taught by an ESL- or Bilingual-certified teacher.

     

    Language of Instruction:

    Starting in K, half of the instructional time is delivered in Spanish and half in English. This 50/50 distribution on the language of instruction would remain the same up through Grade 5.

     

     

    Grade

    English

    Spanish

    K

    50%

    50%

    1

    50%

    50%

    2

    50%

    50%

    3

    50%

    50%

    4

    50%

    50%

    5

    50%

    50%