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English Language Learners
When curriculum expectations are modified to meet the needs of language-learning needs of English language learners (ELLs), assessment and evaluation will be based on the documented modified expectations. Teachers, in collaboration with their principal, will determine the most effective way to document the modification of curriculum expectations for English Language learners.
Accommodations related to learning resources, such as
extensive use of visual materials;
use of adapted texts and bilingual dictionaries;
use of dual-language materials;
use of technology.
Accommodations related to assessment strategies, such as
allowance of extra time;
use of alternative assessment strategies (e.g., oral interviews, learning logs, or portfolios);
use of simplified language and instructions (e.g., in the context of tasks that require completion
of graphic organizers and cloze sentences).
Modification of some or all of the curriculum expectations may be required to support English language
learners, especially those who are in the early stages of learning English or those who have had limited