Reader's Theater

Katrin Beinroth & Kim Leimer, International Charter School, Pawtucket, RI

 

Program Background Unit Plan Lesson Plan Teaching the Lesson

 

International Charter School Program Features


Program Model: 50/50

Languages: Spanish and English

Language of Initial Literacy Instruction: All students are taught in the partner language and English simultaneously

 

Student Background Within the Dual Language Program


Linguistic Profile: Within the Spanish/English dual language program at ICS, roughly three-quarters of the students are native Spanish speakers.

Ethnic Profile: Familiesí countries of origin include Cape Verde, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nigeria, Puerto Rico, and the United States.

Percent of students in the program qualifying for free/reduced price lunch: Approximately 80%.