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ELD SIFE Math 5th–8th (1788)

Grade Range:
 Enrollment in a U.S. school for less than one year; parent approval; an Initial ELPAC performance level of novice.
 Course duration:
 One-period, two semesters; may be repeated for credit
 Some students with higher levels of literacy and schooling in their primary language may stay only one semester
Course Description:
 This course is designed for middle school students, who are new to the country, whose responses to the home language survey indicate they speak a language other than English, and who score at the novice performance level on the Initial ELPAC and have been identified as Students with Interrupted Formal Education (SIFE). Students typically remain in the newcomer program for two semesters, but those who make sufficient progress may remain for only one semester.

Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
 TouchMath, Innovative Learning Concepts.