Write a paper of 750-1,000 words in which you address the prompts/questions below. You may interview district and office personnel, but should, at minimum, consult your state's Department of Education and school district websites.
1. Describe the procedures for identifying ELLs at your school.
2. What formal and informal assessment(s) are conducted to determine students' language proficiency level, and how is English language development monitored over time?
3. How are teachers informed of ELLs' language proficiency status? What accommodations do teachers make in daily assessments to ensure students access grade-level content and develop language simultaneously?