STANDARD COURSE OF STUDY

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The NC English Language Proficiency Standard Course of Study is the World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment (WIDA) English Language Proficiency Standards [approved by the State Board of Education June 5, 2008]. These standards are K-12.


English as a Second Language

English Language Development
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English as a Second Language FAQ
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Essential Standards Support Tools

English as a Second Language Unpacking Standards
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English as a Second Language Graphic Organizers
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English as a Second Language Glossary of Terms
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English Language Proficiency Standards

Standard 1: English language learners communicate for Social and Instructional purposes within the school setting.

Standard 2: English language learners communicate information, ideas and concepts necessary for academic success in the content area of Language Arts.

Standard 3: English language learners communicate information, ideas and concepts necessary for academic success in the content area of Mathematics.

Standard 4: English language learners communicate information, ideas and concepts necessary for academic success in the content area of Science.

Standard 5: English language learners communicate information, ideas and concepts necessary for academic success in the content area of Social Studies.


The Performance Definitions for North Carolina's levels of English language proficiency follow WIDA's Performance Definitions. These can be downloaded.