Soo Dhaweyn! Welcome to English Academy One! iBienvenida!
Teacher: Ms. Magnuson #251-1322 (x1815)
Para/Interpreter: Ms. Maryan
South Junior High School
Grades: 6, 7 & 8
English Academy One (EA 1) is a program specifically for new to country students who are just learning English.
EA 1 allows students to acquire English speaking, listening, reading and writing skills within content area instruction that is MN State Standards & WIDA based. Academic areas of instruction include: Math, Reading, Writing, Science, History and Geography (aka: Social Studies). In addition, EA 1 students participate fully in Physical Education courses, class field trips, and enjoy full access to all available student technology, including the 1:1 program.
Our mission is to create a safe and caring climate and culture in which we prepare, engage, educate, empower and inspire all learners in partnership with their surrounding community to be successful in today's and tomorrow's society.
Period 1: Day 1: Phy. Ed (Gym) Day 2: Literacy
Period 2: EA1 Math
Period 3: EA1 Social Studies/Science
Period 4: EA1 Writing
Period 5: EA1 Language Arts
Period 6: EA1 Reading
All EL students participate in the following National, State and District Assessments:
WIDA ACCESS Reading, Writing, Listening & Speaking: Annually: Late Winter or Early Spring
MCA Math, MCA Reading, MCA Science: Annually: Spring
STAR Reading & Math (Monthly)