This section provides specific ideas and strategies, such as tips for planning lessons and the use of language objectives, as well as broader approaches such as using informal assessment and differentiation for varying language levels.You may already be doing some of these things without realizing it!Difficulty learning English should not be confused with an inability to think scientifically.Many of the strategies that are useful for English language learners are effective for differentiating instruction for other students as well.Before presenting instructions to ELL students, it is necessary to know how fluent they are with the English language. Visually – Students need to see what they are learning.Kinesthetic – Students need teachers to physically “walk’ them through in order to get a clear understanding of what they are learning. Find the most effective way to communicate with ELL student.As a new educator who will be teaching in a diverse classroom, I understand the importance of ensuring the success of all ELL students.I have created a list of ten steps to be taken to ensure that my ability to teach and the knowledge that I will be imparting to my students, will give equal opportunities for the success of each student.
Assess the students’ level of understanding of the English language.
Before presenting instructions to ELL students, it is necessary to know how fluent they are with the English language.
(exerpt from chapter 24) In 2003, 42 percent of American public school students were of racial or ethnic minorities, up 22 percent from 30 years before.
In their own culture students may not have been trained to make guesses. They have very limited background knowledge to activate. This model is the result of the work of Jana Echevarria, Mary Ellen Vogt and Deborah J.
There are a number of ways to support the language and literacy development of English language learners (ELLs) that also allow students to participate more fully in classroom activities and lessons.