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ELD SIFE Math 1,2 (1789, 1790)


Grade Range:
 9–12
 Prerequisites:
 Enrollment in a U.S. school for less than six months; parent approval; an Initial ELPAC performance level of novice and student has been identified as a student with interrupted formal education
 Course duration:
 One period, two semesters; some students with high levels of literacy and schooling in their primary language may stay only one semester
Subject area in which graduation credit will be given:
 Elective
Notes:
 These courses are intended to be used as an extra support period for English Learners. These courses are NOT intended to be used in lieu of the grade-level course.
Course Description:
 This course is designed for high school students who are new to the country, whose responses to home language surveys indicate that they speak a language other than English, and who score at the novice performance level on the Initial ELPAC and have been identified as a student 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.

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