• 2017 Capital Project

    To learn more, come to one of these public presentations:

    • November 28 – 7:00 p.m., KES Cafeteria (includes tour of the bus facility)
    • November 29 – 6:30 p.m. KES Cafeteria
    • November 30--6:30 p.m. MPES Cafeteria
    • December 7--7:00 p.m. GFMS Library

     

    Carmel Central School District

For Teachers

ENL Terminology - Knowing your Acronyms

  Basic ENL Terminology - Associated with English Language Learning

Entering Student

An Entering student can:

Listening:

  • Point to stated pictures, words, phrases
  • Follow one-step oral direction
  • Match oral statements to objects, figures or illustrations

Speaking:

  • Name objects, people, pictures
  • Answer WH - (who, what, when, where, which questions)

Reading:

  • Match icons and symbols to words, phrases, or environmental print
  • Identify concepts about print and text features

Writing:

  • Label objects, pictures, diagrams
  • Draw in response to a prompt
  • Produce icons, symbols, words, phrases to convey message

 

Emerging Student

An Emerging student can:

Listening:

  • Sort pictures, objects according to oral instructions
  • Follow two-step oral directions
  • Match information from oral descriptions to objects,illustrations

Speaking:

  • Ask WH- questions
  • Describe pictures, events, objects, people
  • Restate facts

Reading:

  • Locate and classify information
  • Identify facts and explicit messages
  • Select language patterns associated with facts

Writing:

  • Make lists
  • Produce drawings, phrases, short sentences, notes
  • Give information requested from oral or written directions

 

Transitioning Student

Transitioning student can:

Listening

  • Locate, select, order information from oral descriptors
  • Follow multi-step oral directions
  • Categorize or sequence oral information using pictures, objects

Speaking:

  • Formulate hypotheses, make predictions
  • Describe processes, procedures
  • Retell stories or events

Reading:

  • Sequence pictures, events, processes
  • Identify main ideas
  • Use context clues to determine meaning or words

Writing:

  • Produce bare-bones expository or narrative texts
  • Compare/contrast information
  • Describe events, people, processes, procedures

Expanding Student

An Expanding student can:

Listening

  • Compare/contrast functions, relationships from oral information
  • Analyze and apply oral information
  • Identify cause and effect from oral discourse

Speaking:

  • Discuss stories, issues, concepts
  • Give speeches, oral reports
  • Offer creative solutions to issues, problems

Reading:

  • Interpret information or data
  • Find details that support main ideas
  • Identify word families, figures of speech

Writing:

  • Summarize information from graphics or notes
  • Edit and revise writing
  • Create original ideas or detailed responses

Commanding Student

A Commanding student can:

Listening

  • Draw conclusions from oral information
  • Construct models based on oral discourse
  • Make connections from oral discourse

Speaking:

  • Engage in debates
  • Explain phenomena, give examples and justify responses
  • Express and defend points of view

Reading:

  • Conduct research to glean information from multiple sources
  • Draw conclusions from explicit and implicit text

Writing:

  • Apply information to new contexts
  • React to multiple genres and discourses
  • Author multiple forms/genres of writing