Dexter-English Language Learner
Age: 16 years old
Socioeconomic Status: Lower Middle Class
Family: Lives with parents and has two younger brothers
Interests: Music, Art, Boxing and Hanging with Friends
English Language Learner at Early Intermediate Level
CELDT: Early Intermediate
Listening and Speaking: 240 Early Intermediate
Reading: 121.25 Early Intermediate
Writing: 120 Early Intermediate
Works well in large groups
Literate in Spanish
Auditory and Visual Learner
Affect: Dexter's ability to work well in large groups will definitely assist him as an English Language Learner. His above average grades records demonstrates his drive to succeed and that his drive can be pushed even further. Also
Management: Dexter is a social person and he will benefit from any group, large or small. In regards to his skills, he will need to be paired up with a bilingual student who demonstrates strong reading and writing skills to assist him when clarification and assistance is needed. Dexter learns better from audio and visuals, therefore, it is necessary to incorporate these two components in lesson plans.
Content-Provide all necessary materials (audio, concept maps, etc.) to student and Special Education teacher prior to lesson so that the student is well prepared
Process-Individualized instruction in the classroom from teacher as well as a bilingual student who demonstrates strength in reading and writing skills.
Product-Assessment will remain the same for all students, however, the student will be assessed based on status as an Early Intermediate English Language Learner
Affect-Materials provided in Spanish will provide the student with extra assistance. Also, audio and visuals will assist this student as well
Learning Environment-Grouping this student with a bilingual student who demonstrates strength in reading and writing will provide the student with the support that he needs.
Assessment Strategies-Collaboration with Special Education teacher
Next Steps- To facilitate this student's learning, it is necessary to plan and collaborate with the student's previous
and current teachers to determine the needs of this student. Also, it would be helpful to incorporate different auditory and visual materials into the lesson so that this student, as well as others, can benefit.