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    English Learners

    (EL)

           

    At Catoctin Elementary, we take pride in giving our EL students the best possible learning experience!

    Here are some of the components of our program:

    Listening: Students learn to understand English spoken in a wide range of contexts.

    Speaking: Students learn to speak English, with increasing accuracy and fluency.

    Reading: Students learn to read in English with increasing comprehension for a variety of purposes.

    Writing: Students learn to produce written English with increasing fluency and accuracy.

    Culture: Students learn concepts that result in knowledge and awareness of the history and culture of their classmates

    We have three EL teachers:

    Mrs. Kakkad - 1st grade, 2nd grade
     
    Mr. Ryman - 4th grade, 5th grade
     
    Mrs. Ryman - Kindergarten, 3rd grade
     
     
    We currently provide services to students who speak:

                Spanish          Swahili            Arabic

                Patois             Chinese           Tagalog 

                Punjabi          Italian              Turkish

                Vietnamese     

    We welcome these students and their cultures to the Catoctin Family!