WAUSAU SCHOOL DISTRICT
ESL PROGRAM – PLAN OF SERVICE
Your child, _____________________________________has been identified as being
eligible for English as a Second Language (ESL) Services.
Language Proficiency is ranked on a scale of 1 to 5.
Level 1: No English Skills.
Level 2: Receptive English Only- Students are able to understand simple English and say a
few words, but they cannot communicate their thoughts and opinions. Pre-literacy
reading and writing ability.
Level 3: Survival English – Students are able to communicate ideas and feelings, but with
difficulty, due to limited vocabulary. They can understand parts of the teaching
lesson and follow simple directions. Reading and Writing skills are just
Level 4: Intermediate English – Students understand and speak English with some degree
of hesitancy. Reading and writing English is developing, but students are not at
Level 5: Nearly Proficient English – Students demonstrate a fairly high proficiency in
understanding and speaking English. They still require assistance because
achievement may not be at a level appropriate for grade or age.
EXIT: Proficient English – Students understand, speak, read, and write English
proficiently and no longer qualify for any ESL assistance but will continue to be
monitored on a regular basis.
On the proficiency tests, your child tested at level ______.
Our plan for your child’s ESL program this year will be:
If you have any questions, please contact the school.
ESL Teacher School
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