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                           ESL PROGRAM – PLAN OF SERVICE


                                                                     Date ___________________
Dear Parents,
        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
               beginning.
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
               grade level.
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:
________________________________________________________________________

________________________________________________________________________

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________________________________________________________________________

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If you have any questions, please contact the school.

______________________________                          ______________________________
          ESL Teacher                                               School

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