AMDSB Elementary ESL/ELD PLAN

AMDSB Elementary ESL/ELD PLAN
ELLs working on STEPs 1‐3 ESL and/or 1‐4 ELD require an ESL/ELD Plan
An AMDSB ESL/ELD plan is comprised of the following elements:
1. Purple ESL/ELD folder in OSR containing:
• Initial assessment results
• STEPs charts indicating Observable Language Behaviours that have been successfully achieved
• Current STEPs the student is working on for Oral, Reading, Writing, (Orientation for ELDs)
2. Classroom adaptations :
• Modifications (number and complexity) of subject expectations in all classes as indicated on the STEPs visual chart. *Math may require modifications to grade level material for ELD students.
• Accommodations : extra time, use of translation, quiet space, scribe/text to speech where needed
3. ESL Tutoring: annual ESL/ELD intervention tutoring