Remedial Plan for Weak Students in English

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Students-in-English
Develop Multicultural Curriculum
WHO
Admin, Department Chairs, Curriculum Team
WHAT
Integrate multicultural learning into music, arts,
history, geography and other subjects that will
develop linguistically diverse students
WHY
All students in the class develop pride in their origins and are encouraged to
stduy and share them. They gain a greater understanding of world cultures and
world geography. Students from diverse backgrounds develop pride in their
heritage. When they see their native cultures and languages being studied in the
mainstream classroom, they feel validated.
WHERE
In the main stream classroom,
ESL classroom, and school wide
WHEN
During regular class time, around
prominent holidays, Model UN
days
HOW
Incorporate resources and materials in all
subjects and skills routinely taught in
school
Classrooms can display pictures,
books, labels and other cultural
information
Duplicate signs in languages
from various cultures
Display a list of school employees and
students and what languages they
speak
Teachers can learn a few key words,
phrases or numbers in other
languages
Bully Free Enviornment
WHO
The ESL Teacher, Counselors,
Other Classroom Teachers
WHAT
Awareness to the school community that the
admin, teachers, and students are informed of
what is bullying and measures that will be taken to
stop it
WHERE
In the classrooms have discussions on how to
identify a bully and what to do when you see a
situation occurring. Explain how and who to report
it to.
WHEN
Keep a watchful eye on students during class,
breaks, lunch and make them aware of what is
happening in their environment
HOW
Teach strategies on how to stand up to a bully, also how to
report a situation if you see one occur, hold community
awareness days at the school to make students fully aware of the
schools stance on bullying
Meet the Social and Cultural Needs
WHO
Teachers, counselors, tutors,
parent coordinators
WHAT
Train staff in cross cultural communication
and let them know services are available to
them
Build relationships with ELL families and
encourage parents to be proactive and involved
in their students education
WHY
It is important to make sure students feel
supported by the school, community and also
that their families feel the same way
WHERE
In the classroom and at school
and community run events
HOW
A parent community network can be established by reaching out
to mainstream and ELL families to sponsor events and include
some cultural norms such as food or music in the event for
example a first day of school community cookout.
Promote Native Language Use Days
WHO
Admin, Teachers, Parents
WHAT
Utilize a language teacher or tutor to encourage
use of a students native language in the
classroom for the day
WHY
This will aid students to make sure they do not have gaps in their
original language and cognitive development. ESL students who
neglect their native language can suffer from issues of identity
loss or alienation from their family and culture.
WHERE
In students language classrooms
WHEN
During students language arts
sessions or ESL sessions
HOW
Have lessons or days where students are
encouraged to utilize their native
language.
Parents can make sure references are
available to aid in proper language
use
Students would be encouraged to read common
literature in their native language to be able to
discuss
Have parents come in to the class and hold
workshops for the school where they can discuss
their experiences from their home countries.
Establish an Atmosphere of Acceptance
WHO
Teachers, classroom volunteers, older mentor
students and peers that also speak a students
native language
WHAT
Prepare main stream students to welcome ESL students into the
classroom and accept them, Help mainstream students
understand cultural and language barriers they may face with this
student and how to pronounce their names properly
WHY
Developing relationships with peers is great for ELL students who
may feel like an outsider in the classroom. Feeling supported by
classmates and becoming comfortable with their environment will
help students control their anxiety and allow them to focus on
learning.
WHERE
During all school hours in the classroom
WHEN
Before the students arrival to school, on the first
day of school, and follow up throughout the
school year
HOW
Providing encouragement and praise as to what
mainstream students can to do welcome the ELL
student
Promote a comfortable confident environment for
the ELL student by not calling on them to
perform in front of the entire class until they are
comfortable
Have a welcome letter to the student in their
native language explaining classroom rules and
policies.
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