ENL Course Descriptions
All students identified as level 1 (Entering) and level 2 (Emerging) English Language Learners are enrolled in a standalone ENL course that meets every day. The purpose of the standalone class is to further students' English language aquisition and support achievement in their other content-area classes.
All English Language Learners classified as Entering, Emerging, Transitioning, and Expanding are enrolled in a daily integrated ENL/ELA course that is co-taught by an ENL teacher and a member of the South Middle School English Department. Students receive scaffolded instruction to build on their English skills in the crucial areas of reading, writing, speaking, and listening.