Important Links for DLI

  1. Fast link to TSD DLI Curriculum documents

  2. TSD FLES Elementary Spanish (take some time to see how the FLES Spanish teachers aligned grade level content to the Spanish classes they have 2 times a week for 30 m)

  3. Thompson School District World Language Curriculum Documents Fast Link

  4. DLI summer work 2016-Kindergarten

  5. TSD Dual Language Immersion Program: Wikispace for Parents and Teachers



Here is what DLI World Language teachers are doing for the district PD Wed. Jan. 18, 2017

Room 109 at the Administration Building 8 am-3:00 pm.


  1. Bring your computer.
  2. Bring your lunch.
  3. Bring your ideas for the proficiency report.
  4. Bring your Math curriculum materials.
  5. Bring you Literacy curriculum materials.
  6. Bring your ideas for CCFLT presentation

Anyone interesting in doing a Spanish immersion kids' camp for a week this summer?



Agenda

  1. General check-in-What is happening and what do you need to do? What do we eed to do for summer for curriculum writing and supporting the program and new teachers for grade 2.
  2. The yearly proficiency report for Spanish-design new format and blend with descriptors of proficiency guidelines and standards-based scoring. Also looking at the Utah targets. Looking at the AAPPL testing starting in grade 3. Demo for speakingSpeaking
  3. Review the kindergarten curriculum documents for math and literacy and start the group work for grade one using the templates.
  4. 2nd grade math-getting a head start for next year
  5. Working on your CCFLT presentation

Targets

  1. Create a template for the proficiency reports
  2. Create the kindergarten and grade 1 proficiency targets
  3. Decide on how and when to use these reports
  4. Review the curriculum documents and discuss together
  5. Start 1st grade curriculum documents and review kindergarten curriculum documents
  6. Work on CCFLT presentation.

Required Proficiency report

  1. Let's do an AAPPL test demo
  2. Proficiency range with descriptors and 4-exemplary, 3-meeting, 2-progressing, 1-emerging (standards-based scoring and TSD descriptors-see handout)
  3. TSD Kinder proficiency report 2016:
  4. Utah proficiency 1st grade report:
  5. Utah 1st grade report explain:
  6. Utah K-12 targeted proficiency levels:




Curriculum documents

Kindergarten general math and literacy documents:
Grade 1 general math and literacy documents:



CCFLT Presentation

  1. Every year I put together a Wikispace for TSD teachers who are presenting. Here you can load up your handouts, your ppt, etc. You can list targets and other links. Here is the link. Look at the menu on the left for your presentation. (Presentations are listed according to the day and time you present. (Remember to bring your computer, your dongle if needed. Throw in some speakers just in case.) Again the Wikispace link.
  2. If you need some pix or videos, here are the ones I have taken. There are new ones, too. Click here for videos and photos.




Here is what DLI World Language teachers are doing for the district PD Tuesday, Sept 27, 2016.

Room 8 and 9 at the Administration Building 8 am-3:30 pm.

  1. Bring your computer.
  2. Bring your lunch.
  3. Bring your Math curriculum materials.
  4. Bring you Literacy curriculum materials.


Agenda- You have all documents (except placemats as handouts, as documents sent to you and as documents on this page.
  1. Greetings and beginning activity with all WL teachers. (I will give you all the handouts and the directions. I will be in and out to check in.)
  2. 8:30 am-Dodie Will come to take to take your upstairs to work on Math-sheltered, main topics, method for this math book, questions you have.
  3. Review TSD math placemat-long sheet. Have math discussions.
  4. Review TSD Kindergarten Math Curriculum map.
  5. Review the general content page for Kindergarten math. (Literacy concepts on are there also.)
  6. Kindergarten teachers help 1st grade teachers create these general content areas for 1st grade math. (type of 1st grade general content page)
  7. Review the general content page for Kindergarten Literacy. Look at placemats for Kindergarten and 1st grade ELA.
  8. Kindergarten teachers help 1st grade teachers create these general content areas for 1st grade literacy. (type of 1st grade general content page)
  9. During the last hour teachers will view photos and videos to identify instructional through observation and then discuss what you see, then add others that you do. Click here for videos and photos.
  10. "Think abouts" when thinking about the videos and pictures:
  • How do you use the language to keep the students engaged?
  • What are the comprehensible input strategies that you use to make the content very comprehensible to the students such as gestures, repetition, images, movements, choral repetition?
  • What everyday conversational Spanish (such as greetings, leavings, how are you, discussing about family, things they like, etc?) are you integrating into class so students use it and interact with you and others.
  • What are the strategies are you using so when students are working at tables or in other groups that they are speaking Spanish such as with numbers, characters in stories, etc?

Targets
  1. DLI teachers can locate materials on wikispace and know that this is their resource site.
  2. DLI teachers can discuss issues and ask questions about the TSD Math program.
  3. DLI teachers can use the TSD kindergarten and first grade placemat for Math and ELA as a guide for curriculum and instruction.
  4. DLI kindergarten teachers can help 1st grade teachers understand the content of the general concept page and the 2 curriculum maps written using WL standards.
  5. DLI teachers can recognize and use the WL standards and proficiency guidelines (pyramid) as guides for curriculum and instruction.
  6. DLI teachers can use placemats and other documents to help to start to design grade 1 documents.
  7. DLI teachers will work in grade level teams on planning for DLI Math and ELA units as well as other content, etc.
  8. DLI teachers check our first proficiency report. We will update some of the wording here. Please explain to grade 1.
  9. DLI teachers check our first attempt to integrate culture, science, arts. See the curriculum of other elementary Spanish teachers:
    TSD FLES Elementary Spanish
  10. DLI teachers will view videos and photos (of all of you) to discuss and identify WL instructional strategies. Click here for videos and photos.
  11. Teachers can integrate comprehensible input strategies in order to get the use to use and undersand more language.

*Due today before you leave: Give to Toni today electronically: 1st grade document with the list of the general content for math and literacy which is similar to the kindergarten document. Others curriculum documents will be works in progress.



Kindergarten documents








1st grade document templates to start creating the same documents as kindergarten classes






Helpful documents: