• The following goals and focus are based on student WIDA score reports. 

    Speaking: communicate ideas and information orally in English using short sentences and everyday words and phrases:

    • Narrative: Share about what, when, or where something happened 
    • Compare: objects, people, pictures, events 
    • Sequence: Describe steps in cycles or processes 
    • Argument: Express opinions

    Writing: communicate in English using familiar topics in school

    • Describe ideas or concepts using phrases or short sentences
    • Label illustrations describing what, when, or where something happened
    • State steps in processes or procedures
    • Express opinions about specific topics or situations