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Cummins does not use the term decontextualized for the other end of the continuum since all language occurs in some context. However, there is a range of internal and external contextual support. 2 Cummins’ Quadrants message with the help of nonlinguistic cues. However, when there is little contextual support, students have to rely more heavily on the language itself. External context can take many forms. For example, the physical setting can provide clues as to the meaning of a message. If two people are standing under an awning to shelter themselves from the rain, and they are talking about the weather, the setting provides a great number of clues as to the meaning of the conversation.
Based on the test results, Jason was labeled as dyslexic. School officials reasoned that because Jason could not do the reading and writing required in regular classes, he should spend part of his school day in the resource room. Despite his academic problems, Jason was outgoing and made friends easily. In high school, he got involved with backstage work for the school drama group and found a girlfriend among the drama students. It was hard for Jason to be in resource classes part of the day because the rest of his friends were not in special classes and did quite well academically.
Limited formal schooling (LFS) students come to school in this country with limited academic knowledge and limited English proficiency. Students like Ismael and Halima struggle with reading and writing in English. Most students with limited formal schooling are significantly below grade level in reading and writing in their native language. In addition, they lack basic concepts in the different subject areas. LFS students are usually at least two years below grade level in areas that are not heavily language dependent, such as performing math computations.