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English Language Learners

Comprehensible Content for English Language Learners

Target Grade Level: K-8.

Specific strategies/activities for teaching content, academic success skills and language development for English Language Learners

Awake tomorrow invigorated and full of energy, confident of your ability to impart content in a comprehensible way! Participants will be introduced to a framework for creating mindful English Language development strategy instruction and effective practices for sheltering lesson content. Language acquisition theory will be practices and presented. Strategy practice will be provided for previewing texts, activating background knowledge, creating opportunities for verbal interaction and assessment.

Presented by: Ann Stewart

Additional English Language Learners Topics
Making Instruction Effective for Elementary English Language Learners
What's All The Chatter? Academic English Instructional Strategies for the Classroom
Comprehensible Content for English Language Learners
Scaffolding Language and Literacy for ELL students
A Close Look at Strategies to Support ELLs (K-6)