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Educational Solutions for the 21st Century Learner

Module 2

Structured English Immersion 15 Hours

Revised March 2021

Arizona SEI Required Framework Components

Module Learning Goals

After completion of this module, you will know you are successful if you can…

Terminology Used in Arizona

• Define English Learner (EL). ● Define and explain SEI as it is used in Arizona, including the distinctions between Structured English

Immersion and Sheltered English Instruction.

Four Principles of Arizona Language Development Approach

● Define and Discuss Arizona’s Language Development Approach.

● Define and Discuss each principle of Arizona Language Development Approach.

o Principle One – Asset Based Behaviors and Expectations o Principle Two – Integrated Instruction in Disciplinary Language and Content o Principle Three – Targeted and Explicit Language Instruction o Principle Four – Assessment, Monitoring and Feedback

Arizona’s SEI Models

● Discuss components of Arizona’s approved Research-Based SEI Models:

o Newcomer o Pull-Out o Two Hour

o 50-50 Dual Language Immersion

English Language Proficiency (ELP) Standards

• Explain the design of the ELP Standards, the alignment of the ELP Standards to English Language Arts

Standards, and connections to other academic content.

• Study the format of the ELP Standards with respect to Stages, Proficiency Level Descriptors, Standards,

Concepts, Sub-Concepts, Proficiency Levels, Performance Indicators, and the Glossary.

• Alignment to ELA Standards

• Language Domains (reading, writing, listening, and speaking)

Identification & Assessment

● Explain the process used to determine EL program eligibility including the use of the Home Language

Survey and Arizona’s English language proficiency assessment (AZELLA)

● Differentiate the uses of Arizona’s English language proficiency assessment (AZELLA) for placement and

reassessment. Identify the standard accommodations available to ELs for assessment.

Educational Solutions for the 21st Century Learner

● Recognize that students may qualify for other services (ESS, Gifted) in addition to being identified as an

EL.

Module Resources

• OELAS Website https://www.azed.gov/oelas/

• SEI Program Model Implementation Guide produced by OELAS

Module 2 Assignment Instructions

For this assignment, you will create a PowerPoint presentation that would act as a training resource for new teachers

who have limited to no knowledge of Arizona’s SEI program and the state’s new English language development

approach to instruction for El students. You may narrate your PowerPoint if you choose to do so.

The PowerPoint should address each of the prompts below. Your PowerPoint should take the viewer no more

than 10 minutes to complete.

PowerPoint Prompts

1. Who are English Learners (Els)? 2. Describe the EL demographics in the state of Arizona. 3. How are El students initially identified in the state of Arizona when they register for school? 4. How is the AZELLA used in the identification and assessment of El students? What kinds of AZELLA

testing accommodations are permitted? 5. How does the state of Arizona define SEI and how is this program different from Sheltered English

Instruction?

6. Briefly describe Arizona’s new English Language Development approach.

7. What does Student Agency mean and how is student agency integrated into the new ELD framework? 8. Define:

• Principle One – Asset Based Behaviors and Expectations

• Principle Two – Integrated Instruction in Disciplinary Language and Content

• Principle Three – Targeted and Explicit Language Instruction

• Principle Four – Assessment, Monitoring and Feedback

9. What types of SEI programs are allowed by the state of Arizona for instruction in public schools? What are the time requirements for students in each of these programs? What are some key features of each program?

10. What does the state mean by integrated and targeted ELD instruction? Who teaches integrated and targeted ELD instruction?

11. How may ELP standards are there and how are they grouped?

12. Describe the organization of the new English language proficiency standards (ELP) for grades K-5 and then 6- 12 and their alignment to the ELA standards and other content standards.