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Mr. Fairbairn

Welcome! I teach English Language Development, and I also support Spanish-speaking students in their content classes. I am fluent in Spanish and English and passionate about developing bilingualism and biliteracy skills among my students.


¡Bienvenidos! Soy el Sr. Fairbairn y enseño clases de inglés para hablantes de otros idiomas. También ayudo a estudiantes hispanohablantes a entender el contenido de sus clases en inglés. Soy competente en inglés y español y me apasiona ayudar a mis alumnos a convertirse en personas bilingües y biliteraria
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Contact 
Name: Luke Fairbairn    
Email: luke_fairbairn@dpsk12.org
Phone: 720-424-0648

Announcements   
ACCESS Testing (6th grade) - 
*Make sure you are present and on time to school.
  • Reading - January 24th (1st period)
  • Listening - January 25th (1st period)
  • Writing - January 26th (1st period)

Current Unit

English Language Development - Level D

I. Vocabulary
  • Parts of an essay (hook, background knowledge, thesis, introduction paragraph, body paragraphs, conclusion paragraph)
  • Parts of a paragraph (claim, evidence, reasoning, concluding sentence)
II. Literary Analysis (text structure)
  • ACCESS test reading passages and questions
III. Listening and Speaking
  • ACCESS test listening and speaking practice
IV. Writing
  • ACCESS test prompt analysis
  • ACCESS test prompt writing
Parent Update: The ACCESS test is an important measure of students progress in listening, speaking, reading and writing in English that will be administered in January.  We will be practicing and preparing for this test over the next couple of weeks.  Please talk with your child about the importance of taking the test seriously and doing their very best work.
Quizzes and Tests
ACCESS Testing - January24-25

Resources
Wordreference: http://www.wordreference.com/





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