Click here to access the SAMUEL II 2012-13 Flyer for session information.

SAMUEL Presentations from 2012-2013 are at the bottom of the page.


 ALSDE EL SAMUEL 2011-2012 Workshops PowerPoint Presentations


SAMUEL I 2011 Workshop  (scroll to the bottom for the presentation & handouts)

Interpreting ACCESS for ELLs Scores, Student Goal Setting & Creating Language Objectives:

 Objectives: During SAMUEL I we will:
-Provide an overview of how to interpret ACCESS for ELLs scores for instructional purposes.  
-Review the importance of student goal setting and learn how to write instructional goals for EL students.
-Learn to write language objectives and find practical ways of incorporating language objectives into lesson plans.


SAMUEL II 2011 Workshop  (scroll to the bottom for the presentation & handouts)

Building Background:  One Piece at a Time 

Objectives: During SAMUEL II (Building Background: One Piece At a Time) we will:
-Discuss the importance of building background knowledge to lesson concepts.
-Discuss  and practice strategies for building background knowledge.

-Discuss how to teach key vocabulary and academic language.



ALSDE EL SAMUEL 2010-2011 Workshop PowerPoints  Presentations

Survival Skills 101 for English Learners- Includes Myth and Realities, Second Language Acquisition, Classroom Strategies in Classroom Teaching, and Assessing Students Proficiency Levels



Understanding the Culture of your English Learner and the Home School Connection


  • SAMUEL III Workshop

(Click here for presentation)   

(Click here for acronym worksheet)


Standards-Based Instruction and Assessment: The WIDA ELP Standards


 Planning for Continuous Improvement for English Learners

 The Best of SAMUEL

SAMUEL I, 2011-12 Presentation Posted.pptx4.58 MB
A1 Sample School Frequency.docx92.22 KB
A2 Sample Student Roster with Venn Diagram.docx82.17 KB
A3 Sample Teacher Report.docx242.92 KB
B5 Blank Trends Table and Watch List.docx16.51 KB
C8 Lesson Planning Tool.docx19.98 KB
E12 WiDA Tier Placement Protocol.docx220.7 KB
E13 List of EL Strategies by Language Domain.docx17.76 KB
E14 Discussion of BICS and CALP.docx270.95 KB
Performance Definitions.pdf438.62 KB
Student Goal Setting Form 2011 2012.doc21.66 KB
SAMUEL_II_2011 Final.pptx3.41 MB
2011 SAMUEL II Handouts.docx30.18 KB
Building Background self-assessment.docx16.86 KB
SAMUEL SIOP Interaction Strategies.pptx4.14 MB
IPOT Handout.docx36.69 KB
SAMUEL III handout packet 1.docx183.2 KB
SAMUEL IV Differentiating Instruction.pptx5.64 MB
Learning Styles Questions.SAMUEL IV.docx11.82 KB
SAMUEL II 2012 Dec Edited Version.pptx7.8 MB
SAMUEL II 2012 Flyer (2).pdf178.68 KB
SAMUEL I 2012-13 N N.ppt16.39 MB
SAMUEL III 2012-13 RTI for EL's in a Nutshell.ppt15.32 MB
SAMUEL I 13-14.pptx1.27 MB
SAM II 2013.ppt15.14 MB
SAMEUL III 2013-2014 Revised 1.pptx1.26 MB