English Language Learners (ELL)

雷速体育都是在哪投注的the ell program at wasatch academy targets each of the four language communication skills: reading, writing, listening, and speaking. students will also be prepared to discuss issues facing a modern global society and possess cultural awareness. supporting this general aim are three specific goals:

  1. 雷速体育都是在哪投注的to enable students to participate successfully in mainstream classes.

  2. to prepare students to take the toefl exam as part of their college application process and to receive an acceptable score for admission.

  3. 雷速体育都是在哪投注的to prepare students for future pursuits that require english language knowledge.


ELL Early American History
ELL Early American History will help students to understand how the United States was discovered and learn about the colonists who came to the United States to seek a new life. The students will learn about people who were instrumental in developing the land and the laws of the United States as well as significant events that help shape it. The students will develop reading, writing, discussion, analytical, and critical thinking skills. This class will help students understand and appreciate major themes of human development throughout history and understand and critique divisions and conflicts that challenge progress and peaceful coexistence. Students will use a variety of print and non-print sources to analyze global issues past and present and create solutions to real-world problems today.

ELL Introduction to English
This course emphasizes the fundamental language skills of reading, writing, speaking, listening, thinking, viewing and presenting. Students will learn strategies in order to advance all four domains of their language acquisition. They will expand oral comprehensibility and be introduced to the basics of compositions skills and short content-based essays. They will practice utilizing level-appropriate conventions of grammar and punctuation as well as improve their listening and reading skills through novels and short stories.

ELL Introduction to English Foundations
This course is an integrated skills approach classroom that introduces students to basic structures and vocabulary of the English language through the skills of reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Students will learn strategies in order to advance all four domains of their language acquisition. They will expand oral comprehensibility and write complete sentences, a standard paragraph, and short content-based essays. They will practice utilizing level-appropriate conventions of grammar and punctuation as well as improve their listening and reading skills.

ELL Introduction to History Foundation
The ELL History Foundation class will focus on learning the English language skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking through the academic content area of U.S. History. Students will learn about significant events in US History that helped shape the nation. Students will have opportunities to give presentations and collaborate on projects to deepen their understanding and to share their knowledge with their peers.

ELL Introduction to Language Arts
This course is a continuation of the integrated skills approach classroom from ELL English Foundations but the students will expand their skills at a higher level through the study of literature and/or basic novel studies. The students will continue to learn the structures of the English language through the four domains of acquisition: reading, writing, speaking, and listening and there will be an emphasis on the writing process as an ongoing part of the program.

ELL Introduction to Science Foundations
ELL Science Foundations is an inquiry and phenomenon-based, interactive and intensive English language learning course taught through the content of general/foundational science principles and concepts. While working independently or collaboratively (partnerships/small groups/whole-class), students in this course will actively improve their English language listening, speaking, reading and writing skills as they study the foundations of science. This course is, first, an intensive literacy course and, second, a science course, preparing students for future English and science courses in the mainstream setting.

ELL Science Literacy II
雷速体育都是在哪投注的ELL Science Literacy II is an interactive and intensive English language learning course taught through the content of Physical Science principles and concepts. While working independently or collaboratively (partnerships/small groups/whole-class), students in this course will actively improve their English language listening, speaking, reading and writing skills as they study the topics of Physical Science. Course activities and assignments will also help non-native English speaking students prepare for, participate in, and successfully complete all activities (formative and summative) in their mainstream Physical Science course. Providing English language learning students with additional, content-based Physical Science-centered language support will help them make greater progress in their English language proficiency and prepare them to engage more readily and meaningfully in their mainstream Physical Science class. Coursework focuses intensively on scientific literacy connected to the thematic/topical content in the Physical Science classroom with a combined effort to support the literacy aspects of the assignments/assessments given in the Physical Science class in order to more significantly develop students' English language proficiency.

ELL Science Literacy III
ELL Science Literacy III is an interactive and intensive English language learning course taught through the content of Biology principles and concepts. While working independently or collaboratively (partnerships/small groups/whole-class), students in this course will actively improve their English language listening, speaking, reading and writing skills as they study the topics of Biology. Course activities and assignments will also help non-native English speaking students prepare for, participate in, and successfully complete all activities (formative and summative) in their mainstream Biology course. Providing English language learning students with additional, content-based Biology-centered language support will help them make greater progress in their English language proficiency and prepare them to engage more readily and meaningfully in their mainstream Biology class. Coursework focuses intensively on scientific literacy connected to the thematic/topical content in the Biology classroom with a combined effort to support the literacy aspects of the assignments/assessments given in the Biology class in order to more significantly develop students' English language proficiency.

International Club
雷速体育都是在哪投注的This club is for all students at Wasatch Academy who would like to learn more about the cultures and traditions of our student body. Students who come to this class engage in lively discussions, play international games, cook ethnic food, and plan international week.International Club

Level 2 ELL English I & II
雷速体育都是在哪投注的This course emphasizes the fundamental language skills of reading, writing, speaking, listening, thinking, viewing and presenting. Students will learn strategies in order to advance all four domains of their language acquisition. They will expand oral comprehensibility and be introduced to the basics of compositions skills and short content-based essays. They will practice utilizing level-appropriate conventions of grammar and punctuation as well as improve their listening and reading skills through novels and short stories.

Level 2 ELL Global Studies
雷速体育都是在哪投注的ELL Global Studies is an exploration of the world’s regions, cultures, geography, history, and current issues. Students will continue to develop English language reading, writing, listening, discussion, analytical, and critical thinking skills. This class will help students understand and appreciate major themes of human development throughout history. Students will use a variety of print and non-print sources to analyze global issues past and present and create solutions to real-world problems today.


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