Home-School Communication Sheet:

Home-School Communication Sheet:

Instructional Plan (ESL) - Second Grade

Child’s Name:_______________________________________ Date

This is a plan to help your child learn important skills. The following are expectations for beginning 2nd grade students. There is a check next to the skills that your child is working to improve.


Reading at level 14-16 (current level_____) Using pictures and patterns to make predictions

Naming all upper and lower case letters Retelling stories including characters, setting, and Pronouncing all of the letter sounds the sequence of events Blending sounds in simple words Using many strategies to read

Easily reading high frequency words Reading with expression


Writing several sentences on a topic Using capitals and periods in simple sentences

Spelling the first 30 most frequently written words


Counting with 1:1 correspondence to 30 Counting by 2’s to 50

Reading numbers to 100 Counting by 1’s, 5’s, and 10’s to 100

Writing numbers to 100 Telling what is missing without 1:1 counting

when shown a portion of up to six object



• English as a Second Language Instruction • Daily independent reading time

• Daily guided reading groups with the teacher • Read to daily (read aloud by teacher or volunteer

• Daily writing with classroom teacher • Additional practice time on these skills

• Small group word work with the teacher with classroom volunteer tutors

• Individual book boxes for classroom use • Reading with another student

• Daily practice with high frequency words • Provide homework activities to practice these skills

(i.e., games, magnetic letters, writing) • Skill practice using the computer


• Get a Multnomah County Library card for your child and go to the library on a regular basis

• Tell your children stories

• Listen to your children retell you stories

• Have your child read or look at books for 15 minutes every day

• Practice counting skills

• Come to Math Nights for ESL at Markham

• Reduce TV time and encourage your child to read or play games

• Make sure your child finishes all homework and brings it back to school .

• Have your child draw pictures and write notes to people

• Make sure your child is at school on time everyday


• Always try • Retell stories to your parents • Read or look at books 15 minutes at home everyday

• Do your best • Do your homework • Come to school on time everyday


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