ERIC Number: ED484084
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Aug
K-12 Guidelines for English Language Proficiency. Version 2
Nebraska State Department of Education
The "K-12 Guidelines for English Language Proficiency" were developed as a supplement to the Nebraska State Standards. All English Language Learner (ELL) students are required by the Nebraska Department of Education to meet or exceed the Nebraska State Standards (LEARNS) or district approved standards. These guidelines present districts, content area teachers, and ELL teachers a working document that bridges the gap between state standards and second language acquisition. The following are included in this document: (1) K-12 Guidelines for English Language Proficiency; (2) Guidelines Grade Cluster K-2; (3) Guidelines Grade Cluster 3-5; (4) Guidelines Grade Cluster 6-9; (5) Guidelines Grade Cluster 9-12; (6) Students with Limited Formal Schooling; (7) Frequently Asked Questions; (8) Glossary; and (9) Rule 10 Appendices.
Descriptors: State Standards, Academic Standards, Language Proficiency, Limited English Speaking, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Elementary Secondary Education, Listening Skills, Reading Skills, Writing Skills
Nebraska Department of Education, Equal Educational Opportunities Office, 301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, NE 68509. Tel: 402-471-2477; Fax: 402-471-8127.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education; Elementary Secondary Education; High Schools
Authoring Institution: Nebraska State Dept. of Education, Lincoln.