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English Language Learners

(ELL Department)

At Catoctin Elementary, we take pride in giving our ELL students the best possible learning experience!

Here are some of the components of our program:

Listening: Students learn to understand English spoken in a wide range of contexts.

Speaking:Students learn to speak English, with increasing accuracy and fluency.

Reading:Students learn to read in English with increasing comprehension for a variety of purposes.

Writing:Students learn to produce written English with increasing fluency and accuracy.

Culture: Students learn concepts that result in knowledge and awareness of the history and culture of their classmates.

We have three ELL teachers:

Miss Baker- Kindergarten, 1st grade, 4th grade, 5th grade
Mrs. Kakkad- 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade
Mrs. Yarborough-
We currently provide services to students who speak:

            Spanish          Farsi              French

            Cambodian       Chinese           Bosnian 

            Arabic            Tagalog         Urdu        Vietnamese     


We welcome these students and their cultures to the Catoctin Family!