Cognitive Academic Language Learning Approach


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What is scaffolding?

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1. Which of these is NOT one of the three types of knowledge?

2. Which of these are strategies teachers can use in CALLA?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

CALLA is a teaching methodology designed to help English Language Learners build academic fluency. You will need to be able to identify good strategies for increasing learning with CALLA in order to do well on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this assessment to test your understanding of:

  • The definition of scaffolding
  • Strategies used in CALLA
  • The different types of knowledge
  • Type of knowledge provided in the example

Skills Practiced

In this quiz/worksheet combo, you will practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on CALLA
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about scaffolding
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the different types of knowledge
  • Making connections use understanding of the concept of using CALLA to build academic fluency

Additional Learning

Learn more about this methodology by reviewing the accompanying lesson called Cognitive Academic Language Learning Approach. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Detail Cognitive Academic Language Learning Approach
  • Discuss concepts of CALLA
  • Explain strategies of CALLA
  • Review monitoring and evaluating in CALLA