There are three aspects of EL Support Services for which procedures and forms have been prepared.1. Connecticut State Department Guidelines
CSDE's ELL Frameworks
Bristol's EL Curriculum - Samples are posted. Currently with the adoption of the Common Core State Standards and revised LAS Links C testing, the EL curriculum is still under revision.
It is important to note that TESOL/tutors do not provide EL students with homework support or assistance with classroom papers or projects.
As of December 2005, the CSDE published the ELL Frameworks.
Bristol's EL Curriculum was adopted in June 2008.
It is aligned with the CSDE Frameworks and clearly indicates specific objectives in listening, speaking, reading and writing that must be adhered to. Performance and improvement on the LAS Links, as well as other assessments (DRA, subject benchmarks, Standardized tests such as CMT or CAPT, etc) determine the focus for each student's support services.
Bristol's EL Curriculum is divided into Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Levels for elementary and secondary grades.
With the adoption of Common Core State Standards, Bristol's EL Curriculum is under revision.