English Second Language (ESL)
ESL Mission Statement

The goal of the ESL Program in School District 28 is to enable children of other language backgrounds to speak, read, and write English so as to experience academic, social, and emotional success.

Program Description

To develop all four language skills - listening, speaking, reading, and writing - until mastery is achieved. To give support in content area classes. To learn about American culture, while respecting and preserving the home culture. To encourage participation in all school activities, such as athletics, music, clubs, and student government. To maintain the connection between home and school. To help parents understand and participate in school activities. To foster an understanding and appreciation of all cultures within the school.

Parent Resources

The ESL Center-- http://members.aol.com/eslkathy/esl.htm
English as a 2nd Language from about.com-- http://esl.about.com/education/esl/

Student Resources

English as 2nd Language from about.com - http://esl.about.com/education/esl/

Teacher Resources

ESL Magazine-- http://www.eslmag.com/
English as a 2nd Language from about .com-- http://esl.about.com/education/esl/