ESL Information for Teachers
By law, modifications must be made to the regular curriculum for ESL students. Please allow them time to understand the language before placing judgment on them.
Ideas for Classroom Modifications, Test Accommodations, and General Assignment Modifications can be found by clicking here.
Here are some things that the ESL students are able to do (CAN DO Descriptors) at their respective proficiency levels. Please click on each grade group below to view the CAN DO Descriptors downloaded from the WIDA site (www.wida.us), which Pennsylvania uses:
For content-specific information, please click on each subject below: