RCE EL Newsletter-February Edition
EL Happenings and Celebrations
ACCESS Testing is underway!
First grade is working on speaking practicing, using language for comparing and contrasting.
2nd graders are conferencing about their opinion writing!
Students are having fun in Culture Club! We have been learning about Japan, trying new foods, and made cute cherry blossom lanterns.
EL Strategy Spotlight
Triangle, Circle, and Square
Click on the link below to watch the short video on the ELLevation website. All classroom teachers should be able to sign in to ELLevation using Google suite. If you have questions or experience trouble logging in, please reach out to your grade level EL specialist. Ellevation is a great resource to use as you plan!
Passport Express-Let's Travel to Tanzania
3 of our students were born in Tanzania (1.9%)
Tanzania Fun Facts:
*Official Name: United Republic of Tanzania
*Capitol: Dar es Salaam
*Official Language: Kiswahili or swahili
*Money: Tanzanian shilling
Where is Tanzania?
Tanzania is located in East Africa.
Ugali is a stiff dough prepared with cornmeal, cassava flour, sorghum or millet. Serve this dish with fish, meat, cooked vegetables or bean sauce.
Tanzania is the largest country in East Africa (twice the size of California!).It includes 3 islands. The once active volcano Mt. Kilimanjaro is located here and 3 of Africa's largest lakes.
Old Fort of Zanzibar
Located in a series of small islands right off the coast is Zanzibar. This fort is the oldest building in this area and was built to protect the island from Portugal.
Serengeti is a National Park where you can visit the safari and see animals in their natural habitats such as giraffes, zebras, wildebeests and more!
The capitol city