Mrs. Lori Sumajit » Former Gr. K and K-2 ELL Teacher

Former Gr. K and K-2 ELL Teacher

Welcome to our SLES Grades K-2 ELL page!  I am Mrs. Sumajit, ELL Teacher and Coordinator for Grades K-2.  With the assistance of our Part Time Teachers Ms. Michelle Santos and Ms. Shanice Finch, we support and supplement instruction for our English Language Learners in room C-4.  Information about program services and resources will be accessible on this page.  Feel free to  contact me at (808)305-1600 or lori_sumajit@notes.k12.hi.us if you have any questions or concerns about our K-2 ELL Program.
Grade K ELL 
Our Kindergartners receive daily Pull-Out instruction for 45 minutes.  Instruction focuses on developing foundational skills in literacy through hands on activities, cooperative learning and small group instruction.  Kindergarteners from Mrs. Higa and Mrs. Yamada's class attend ELL from 11:15-12:05 pm.  Kindergartners in Ms. Andresen, Mrs. Mimura and Mrs. Fujii's class are serviced at 12:00-12:45 pm.
Grade 1 ELL
Our 1st Graders receive daily Pull-Out instruction for 45 minutes. ELL classes provide Content Area Tutoring to support our English Language Learners in language acquisition and development with an emphasis on vocabulary and literacy skills.  1st Graders in Ms. Takehara and Mrs. Tan's students attend ELL class from 9:40-10:30 am and Mrs. Campbell's and Mrs. Leong's class are serviced from 1:00-1:45 pm.
Grade 2 ELL
 Our 2nd Graders receive daily Pull-Out instruction from 8:45-9:35 am.  ELL class provides Content Area tutoring to support language development and literacy skills within the four domains of language: listening, speaking, reading and writing.
 
WIDA ACCESS TESTING BEGINS!  Testing for Grades K-2 ELLs will begin on Monday 2/1.  Students will be assessed to determine current English Language Proficiency levels.  Results will be shared in May.  GOOD LUCK to all of our youngsters!
GRADES K-2 ELL SERVICES  will be on hold until the WIDA ACCESS testing is completed.  We hope to resume classes again on Tuesday, February 23rd.