ESL English Course Curriculum

Issachar Beh

Last Revised May 24, 2006

Quarter

Content / Core Standard

Learning Activity

Assessment

First

        2.1.b, 2.2.a, 2.3.a, 2.3.b

        1.3.b, 1.3.c, 1.3.d, 1.3.e

        1.3.a, 1.3.b, 1.3.c, 3.3.a, 3.3.b, 3.3.c, 3.3.d

        1.3.a, 1.3.b, 1.3.c, 1.3.d, 1.3.e, 2.1.c

        2.2.a

        2.1.c, 3.2.c

        3.1.a, 3.1.b, 3.1.c

        1.1.a, 1.1.b, 1.1.c

        1.1.d, 2.3.a, 2.3.b

        2.1.a, 2.1.b, 2.1.c, 2.2.a, 2.2.b, 2.2.c

        Introduction to essay writing.

        Introduction to Reading Strategies

        Introduce the concept of the Hero’s Journey

        Read the novel Speak, listen to Speak being read aloud

        Write letters or memos at various times during the novel when appropriate

        Class discussions on various topics

        Vocabulary-Both from lists and texts

        Daily Oral Language

        Journals

        Initial Writing Assessment.  Read and scored by two English teachers and kept until the end of the year.  They are compared with the results of the Second Writing Assessment at the end of the year.

        IPT Testing

        Peer editing and evaluations and teacher assessment using department rubric

        Monitoring and/or graphic organizers and/or discussions

        Cooperative groups identify Hero’s Journey through pop culture and classic pieces.  Results displayed in the room and given scores by teacher

        Varied individual assignments and quizzes

        Teacher assessment using department rubric

        Reading logs and book reviews

        Informal assessments

        Weekly quizzes and class discussion

        Individual assignments and class discussion

        Teacher assessment with feedback to students

Second

        2.1.b, 2.2.a, 2.3.a, 2.3.b

        1.3.b, 1.3.c, 1.3.d, 1.3.e

        1.3.a, 1.3.b, 1.3.c, 1.3.d, 1.3.e, 2.1.c

        1.2.c, 1.3.b, 1.3.c, 1.3.e, 2.1.a, 2.1.b, 2.1.c, 2.2.a2.2.b, 2.2.c, 3.1.a, 3.1.b, 3.1.d, 3.2.a, 3.2.b, 3.2.c, 3.2.d

        2.2.b, 2.2.c

        2.1.c, 3.2.c

        3.1.a, 3.1.b, 3.1.c

        1.1.a, 1.1.b, 1.1.c

        1.1.d, 2.3.a, 2.3.b

        2.1.a, 2.1.b, 2.1.c, 2.2.a, 2.2.b, 2.2.c

        Continue with reading strategies

        Read the novel Speak, listen to Speak being read aloud, view the film

        Final project on Speak, including essays and artistic interpretations

        Learn persuasive essay format, using logic, emotion and ethics.  Write essay using format

        Class discussions on various topics

        Vocabulary-Both from lists and texts

        Daily Oral Language

        Journals

        Peer editing and evaluations and teacher assessment using department rubric

        Monitoring and/or graphic organizers and/or discussions

        Varied individual assignments and quizzes

        Teacher assessment using department rubric

        Peer evaluation  and teacher assessment using department rubric

        Reading logs and book reviews

        Informal assessments

        Weekly quizzes and class discussion

        Individual assignments and class discussion

        Teacher assessment with feedback to students

        Cumulative end of semester test on novel, vocabulary, grammar and reading comprehension 

Third

        2.1.b, 2.2.a, 2.3.a, 2.3.b

        1.3.b, 1.3.c, 1.3.d, 1.3.e

        1.2.a, 1.2.b, 1.2.c, 1.2.d, 1.3.c, 3.1.a, 3.1.b, 3.1.c, 3.1.d, 3.2.a, 3.2.b, 3.2.d

        1.3.a, 1.3.b, 1.3.c, 1.3.d, 1.3.e, 2.1.c

        1.2.c, 1.3.b, 1.3.c, 1.3.e, 2.1.a, 2.1.b, 2.1.c, 2.2.a2.2.b, 2.2.c, 3.1.a, 3.1.b, 3.1.d, 3.2.a, 3.2.b, 3.2.c, 3.2.d

        2.1.c, 3.2.c

        3.1.a, 3.1.b, 3.1.c

        1.1.a, 1.1.b, 1.1.c

        1.1.d, 2.3.a, 2.3.b

        2.1.a, 2.1.b, 2.1.c, 2.2.a, 2.2.b, 2.2.c

        Continue with reading strategies

        Read the novel Holes view the film

        Final project on Holes, including essays and artistic interpretations

        Silent in-class reading

        Class discussions on various topics

        Vocabulary-Both from lists and texts

        Daily Oral Language

        Journals

        Peer editing and evaluations and teacher assessment using department rubric

        Monitoring and/or graphic organizers and/or discussions.

        Class presentations graded on department rubric

        Varied individual assignments and quizzes

        Teacher assessment using department rubrics

        Reading logs and book reviews

        Informal assessments

        Weekly quizzes and class discussion

        Individual assignments and class discussion

        Teacher assessment with feedback to students

Fourth

        2.1.b, 2.2.a, 2.3.a, 2.3.b

        1.3.b, 1.3.c, 1.3.d, 1.3.e

        1.2.a, 1.2.b, 1.2.c, 1.2.d, 1.3.c, 3.1.a, 3.1.b, 3.1.c, 3.1.d, 3.2.a, 3.2.b, 3.2.d, 3.3.a, 3.3.b, 3.3.c, 3.3.d

        1.3.a, 1.3.b, 1.3.c, 1.3.d, 1.3.e, 2.1.c

        1.3.a, 1.3.b, 1.3.c, 1.3.e, 1.3.f

        2.2.a, 2.2.c, 2.3.a, 2.3.b

        3.3.a, 3.3.d

        1.3.c, 1.3.e, 1.3.f, 2.2.a, 2.2.c, 2.3.a, 2.3.b

        2.1.c, 3.2.c

        3.1.a, 3.1.b, 3.1.c

        1.1.a, 1.1.b, 1.1.c

        1.1.d, 2.3.a, 2.3.b

        2.1.a, 2.1.b, 2.1.c, 2.2.a, 2.2.b, 2.2.c

        Continue with reading strategies

        Read poetry, contemporary and classic

        Write original poetry

        Recite published and original poetry to class

        Complete final poetry project/portfolio including published and original poetry, published and original lyrics

        Silent in-class reading

        Class discussions on various topics

        Vocabulary-Both from lists and texts

        Daily Oral Language

        Journals

        Final Writing Assessment.  Read and scored by two English teachers.  They are compared with the results of the Initial Writing Assessment at the beginning of the year.

        IPT Testing

        Peer editing and evaluations and teacher assessment using department rubric

        Monitoring and/or graphic organizers and/or discussions

        Class presentations graded with department rubric

        Varied individual assignments and quizzes

        Discussions, quizzed and in-class writing

        Varied individual assignments and peer evaluation

        Teacher feedback

        Peer response and teacher evaluation based on 10th grade poetry rubric

        Reading logs and book reviews

        Informal assessments

        Weekly quizzes and class discussion

        Individual assignments and class discussion

        Teacher assessment with feedback to students