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How to Build Background Knowledge for ELL Students

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Which of the following is an example of realia that could be used during a geography lesson for ELL students?

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1. What is a good strategy for preparing ELL students for reading comprehension?

2. Which strategy can best help immerse ELL students in the English language?

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How much do you know about building background knowledge for ELL students? Find out and review strategies for preparing ELL students for reading comprehension by looking at the quiz/worksheet combo.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

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  • Strategy for helping immerse ELL students in the English language
  • How teachers can help ELL students make connections to prior knowledge
  • An example of a realia that could be used during a geography lesson for ELL students
  • How to prepare ELL students for reading comprehension

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about how a gallery walk works
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on building background knowledge for ELL students
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about how teachers can help ELL students make connections to prior knowledge and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

How to Build Background Knowledge for ELL Students is a lesson that you can access to study more material about:

  • The meaning of realia
  • Why it's important to have background knowledge about subject matter
  • How figures of speech are learned
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