ELL-O 9 - English Language Learning Online Literacy Level
Online literacy level of ELL. Students study contextualized content to improve fluency.
This is a pass/no credit course.
Enrollment Requirement: Instructor consent.
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:
- Recognize and reproduce
- letter names and sounds
- short vowel sounds and a variety of long vowel sounds
- consonant blends (ch, sh, th, etc.
- Digraphs ph, ey, etc., in basic sight words (they, phone)
- Demonstrate ability to sound out short and some long vowel words, reading from left to right within a word.
- Read short vowel sound and sight word passages with some fluency.
- Recognize beginnings and endings of sentences.
- Confirm understanding of a text by answering questions about key details.
- Begin to use capitals and periods when writing complete sentences and start to write short answers to basic personal information questions.
- Spell short vowel words and simple sight words, such as go, to, it, she with few errors, and write numbers 1-100 in numerals and numbers 1-10 in words.
- Participate in guided discussions with diverse partners with instructor support.
- Speak learned and rehearsed words and phrases with hesitation and some inaccuracy, using a high level of support.
- Communicate some basic needs to instructor and other students in English.
- Comprehend the gist of short, simple conversations with highly structured supports.
- Use video conferencing tools such as mute/unmute buttons to participate in class discussions.
- Start to use the digital tools in Canvas to complete online classwork.
- Use messaging applications to ask for help from instructors.
- Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.
- Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
- Use information gained from illustrations and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text.
- Use linking words and phrases to connect ideas within categories of information.
- Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
- Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
- Write narratives in which they recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events, include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide a sense of closure.
- With guidance and support from peers and others, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing.
- Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
- Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, spelling and standard English grammar when writing.
- Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
- Speak more fluently with increased vocabulary and improved pronunciation, intonation and word stress.
- Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why.
- Improve ability to manage conversations, recognize when listeners don’t understand and be able to provide clarification.
- Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when speaking.
- Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one on-one, in groups, and teacher led) with diverse partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
- Build on the ideas of others.
- Express opinions clearly and persuasively.
- Use video conferencing tools such as mute/unmute buttons, chat, screen sharing, and breakout rooms to participate in class discussions.
- Use the digital tools in Canvas to complete online classwork and participate in written and recorded discussions.
- Log in to and use multiple applications or computer programs simultaneously.
- Use email, discussion, and messaging applications to ask for help from instructors, classmates, and college staff.
- Responsibility - Responsibility encompasses those behaviors and dispositions necessary for students to be effective members of a community. This outcome is designed to help students recognize the value of a commitment to those responsibilities which will enable them to work successfully individually and with others.
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