Beginning LEAP through Content will focus on the language of Social Studies and Science.  Beginning LEAP SS and Sci is for 6th, 7th and 8th grade students with a WIDA level of 1-2.9.  Students might have been in school in the United States less than 3 years or might be SLIFE (Students with Limited or Interrupted Formal Education).  

Students will use a variety of resources and materials to learn the langauge of Science and Social Studies. Students will become familiar with English forms and vocabulary in the content areas.  Students will also receive help with work in other classes.  Students are strongly encouraged to spend at least 1 hour each evening working on their language learning either through the use of web based learning sites, class work review, homework or independent reading.

Supplies students will need are:
pencils
5 subject notebook
their planner (agenda book)
the book they are currently reading