Reading for English Language Learners

This course promotes accelerated literacy and language acquisition for targeted EL students at the secondary level. The course is designed for adolescent emergent readers who are in the beginning stages of English language acquisition and need to develop foundational literacy skills such as phonological awareness, concepts of print, vocabulary development, reading comprehension and interpretation, writing, speaking and listening. The course supports students’ move along a learning continuum from initial basic language acquisition toward increasing levels of guided and independent transfer in listening, speaking, reading and writing.



School Level

Middle School


6, 7, 8


full year