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2017 Dual Language Immersion Lottery Registration and Kindergarten Options

Inscripción para la lotería del programa de Inmersión Recíproca y opciones para los estudiantes de Jardín de Niños 'Kindergarten'

What is Woodland's Dual Language Program?
The Dual Language classroom will have native English and non-Spanish speaking students combined with native Spanish speaking students.  The day will be split: half of the day, students will be taught in English and the other half of the day the students will be taught in Spanish.

What are the goals of the Dual Language?
The goal of this Kindergarten through 5th grade program is for students to end 5th grade being able to speak, write, read and understand in each language at that grade level.  Student's academic performance will be at or above grade level.   Students will also demonstrate positive cross-cultural attitudes and behaviors.

​In the News:

  • Prepared to Welcome New Group of Kindergarteners into Dual Language - Chicago Tribune
  • With help from Woodland staff, teachers from Spain say they are learning how to navigate American life, new teaching skills - Lake County News-Sun

Incoming Kindergarten Sibling Placement letter:

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 Important Dates

 
January 31 or February 16
6 p.m.- 7 p.m.
Choose an evening to learn about kindergarten program options.

March 11
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Kindergarten Registration and Dual Language Lottery Registration

April 3
9:30 a.m.
Dual Language Lottery Drawing

May 1
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Parent night for families of kindergarteners and for Dual Language families.

April 17
Confirmation letters about Dual Language mailed.

May 15
Parents must accept or reject Dual Language placement in writing by this date.

 

 

 Resources

 
  Apps for Parents
  Dual Language Information
  El Idioma Español
  ELL Handbook
  ELL Handbook (Spanish)
  Etapas de la adquisición de un segundo idioma
  Inside Immersion (Video)
  Spanish Language
  Stages of Second Language Acquisition
 

 Contacts

 
  
  
  
  
  
Elizabeth
  
Bilingual and Dual Language Education Coordinator847-596-5623eszepesi@dist50.net







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