ERIC Number: ED340198
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
English as a Second Language Course of Study K-12.
The English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) program in the Athens (Ohio) City School District is described. The program is organized as a pull-out program and focuses on development of language arts and literature and is intended as a transitional program. The report contains the following: statements of the school district's philosophies concerning education in general and ESL instruction in particular; a statement of ESL program goals; procedures for placement, assessment, and student evaluation; a scope and sequence for grades K-12; descriptions of instructional materials selected for the program; notes for both teachers and parents concerning parent participation and communication with school staff; advice for aides, tutors, volunteers, and elementary and secondary school teachers, primarily concerning classroom communication techniques; and a list of recommended teacher priorities for effective ESL teaching. The form used by the school district to record home language use information, a brief statement about the ESL program, and a list of requirements for admission to the district's schools are appended. (MSE)
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Classroom Techniques, Course Content, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Instructional Materials, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Program Descriptions, Program Design, School Registration, Second Language Programs, Student Evaluation, Student Placement
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Athens City Schools, OH.