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Dual @ OVJH

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The OVSD Dual Language Program continues at OVJH to offer students and families a biterate education. OUr current program is offered in grades 6 and 7th with plans to matriculate through 8th grade for the 2017-18 school year. 

In the 6th grade program students are enrolled in the Dual Learning Academy. This CORE program offers English instruction for Math and Science and Spanish Instruction for History and Langauge Arts. In addition, students are required to take the Spanish Literacy & Culture elective to explore the Six themes of Biliteracy.

In the 7th grade program students are a aprt of the regular instructiona programm allowing them to attend Honors or SAI courses as appropriate. This CORE program offers English instruction for English, History and Science and Spanish Instruction for MAth. In addition, students are required to take the Spanish Literacy & Culture elective to explore the Six themes of Biliteracy which is taught in Spanish.

Students also participate a variety of cultural experieces throughout the year. Daily verbal practice along with collaborative presentations enrich the learning and skills in both languages. 

 

For more information about our Dual Lanagauge program, please contact our front office at 805-488-6421.