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PS 120Q  has a rich and diverse student population. The school is home to children that speak an abundance of various languages from all over the globe. The staff at PS 120Q is dedicated & determined to teach these children one more language; that being English. Our ESL program is divided into two distinct programs. One for early childhood learners in grades Pre-K to grades 2. As well as one for learners in grades 3-5.

Dear Parents/Guardians, 

Your child just took New York Statement English as a Second Language Achievement Test (NYSESLAT – Speaking) in April. They will also need to take listening, reading, and writing tests in May. I have started the test prep with your child. The following is what you can do at home to help your child for the test.

K-3, K-4, K-5, K-31

Listening: Scenarios

Students will listen to the question. Next, they will look at the three pictures. Then they will listen to the story.  Last they will choose the correct answers.

Reading:

  • Initial sounds

  • Medial sounds

  • Ending sounds

  • Rhyming words

  • Picture Identification with scenarios

Students will read the question. Look at the three pictures and choose the correct answer.

Writing:

  • Dictated letters

  • Dictated words

  • Dictated sentences

  • Sentence copying

  • Listen to a short passage and respond

Thank you!

Ms. Kuo