Welcome to our class website!
My name is Dr. Lisa Rose Johnson. I will be your child's English as a
Second Language teacher. I am also trained to work with students with
disabilities as well. You find our homework page as well as useful links.
If you have any questions please contact me via email or telephone. I look forward to speaking with you soon!
Who is your teacher?
Dr. Lisa Rose Johnson Ed.D
How do I contact her?
Phone Number: 609-383-3366 extension 2453
Personal meetings will be by appointment.
1. No cell phone or device!
2. No chewing gum!
3. Be prepared bring your materials to class!
4. Do your own work and cite your sources!
5. Keep feet, hands and objects to self!
6. Raise your hand when you need help!
Raise your hand and tell me when you do not understand.
What is this course about?
This course is for English Language Learners.
You will be learning reading, writing, listening,
speaking, and viewing literacy. Students are
placed in ESL classes based on test scores on
the WAPT and WIDA ACCESS for ELLs. New
students are assessed for placement using the
WAPT exam. Continuing students are assessed
using the WIDA ACCESS for ELLs and others
forms of curriculum based measures.
How will my English improve and how do I
Students will complete assignments targeted to
improve English Language Proficiency while
working towards meeting New Jersey Core
Curriculum Content Standards NJCCCS and the
What is your teacher’s job?
Ms. Johnson will guide you the student in your
journey to understanding English and preparing
you to be effective citizens for the 21st century.
Items You Need to Provide for Class
3. Binder with dividers
What is your job as the student?
You will be responsible to:
1.Try your best.
2.Come to class ready to work and participate.
3.Come to class on time.
4.Come to class prepared with paper, pencil,
books, and any questions you may have.
5.Complete all assignments on time and
6.Respect yourself, your classmates, your
teacher, and your school.
How are the grades broken down?
Tests and Quizzes - 70%
Given with notice and will be discussed prior to
Classwork is work that is completed in class.
Quizzes may be given with or without notice.
If you the student do not understand what is
happening in the class it is your responsibility to
ask questions.Journal assignments include writing
assignments that take place in a special
notebook and will be edited in class or for
Projects along with expectations will be
discussed when the project is assigned.
Time will be given during school to complete,
but most of the work will be needed to be
completed on your own time outside of the ESL room.
Homework is typically a follow up from the
previous day. Homework must be turned in on
time for credit as the answers are always given
in class the following day.
Students will be graded for their ability to keep
a calendar and write daily assignment
Students need to come to class prepared to do
work or they will lose points off their grade.
Every student is assessed on the performance of
completing grade level only students enrolled in
ESL I (Newcomer/ Port of Entry students) will
take the assessments but the 10% does not count
to their grade other forms of assessments will be
used for the 10% made up by the quarterly test.