ESL 433N Week 4 Assignment 1, Building Vocabulary for ELLs in the Pre-production and Early Production Stages
From your required reading and other sources, write a 500-750 word persuasive essay to your fellow teachers describing the benefits of strategies that encourage vocabulary development within the pre-production and early production stages of language acquisition. These strategies should transcend all content areas. Describe the Silent Period and how it affects vocabulary development. How could this be accounted for within your teaching?
ESL 433N Week 4 Assignment 2, ELL Classroom Observation Using SIOP
For this assignment, observe, and assess at least one lesson involving ELLs using the Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP) checklist in Sheltered Content Instruction: Teaching English Learners with Diverse Abilities.
Submit a copy of the checklist with a 250-word reflection on this experience. Address the following questions in your reflection:
- Were the students aware of the class language and content objectives?
- How did the teacher instruct the content and language objectives?
- What type of student group configurations were ….? How many different types of student configurations were….?
- How did the teacher accommodate for different ELP levels?
ESL 433N Week 4 Discussion Question 1
After reading chapter 17 in 50 Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners, choose a curriculum area and a grade level you hope to teach. Using the steps listed in the text regarding the implementation of sorting activities, explain how you would use these sorting activities to teach language.
ESL 433N Week 4 Discussion Question 2
In Sheltered Content Instruction: Teaching English Learners with Diverse Abilities, cognitive, metacognitive, and language learning strategies are reviewed. Choose one strategy from each you would utilize to teach vocabulary. Explain why each strategy would be effective for an English language learner.