ENGLISH AS-AN-ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE (EAL) OPEN RESOURCES
Lauren has worked as an English-as-an-Additional Language (EAL) Consultant in EAL policy, strategic planning, teacher training, curriculum design and assessment. Her past clients have included:
She has also been featured in the ECIS International School Journal, which you can read by downloading the article below.
ECIS International School Journal Article
Beyond literacy development similar to a monolingual English speaker which focuses on accuracy in overall writing skills, writing for English as-an-Additional Language (EAL) students has an extra dimension: the development of second language acquisition – tense, mood, conditions and” the sense of the language” is communicated in writing with increasing grammatical complexity, maturity, and spelling accuracy. These benchmarks present student writing samples that clearly showcase this unique writing development process. Each rubric has a key descriptor that describes these determining factors in more detail.
In the spirit of helping both students and teachers, you are free to download and use the benchmarks below. However, please keep the copyright and website information for credit and reference purposes.