Modifying ELL Environments to Help Students Communicate


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The goal of ELL classroom modifications is:

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1. Karla is an ELL teacher who has French, German, and Spanish-speaking ELL students in her classroom. A great verbal modification Karla can do is:

2. Jean wants her students to tell her in a sentence using the present progressive tense what they see on a chart. This is the best verbal modification Jean can do as far as instructions go:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The promotion of communication in classrooms for English language learners (ELLs) will be the main focus of these assessments. For the quiz, you'll need to know about a variety of topics including the purpose of making modifications in the classroom for ELLs and a verbal adjustment from a teacher who speaks more than one language.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer questions on these key points:

  • Example of an appropriate verbal modification
  • Description of a classroom poster that will help ELLs to communicate
  • Suggested action for a teacher who notices a student making an error

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about modifying communication in classrooms for English language learners
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding an adjustment that an English language teacher can make regarding their verbal communication
  • Making connections - use your understanding of classroom modifications and how they can be used to assist ELLs

Additional Learning

For more on effective teaching strategies, you can review the lesson named Modifying ELL Environments to Help Students Communicate. Here are some of the important topics you'll be covering:

  • Example of creating a welcoming environment for ELLs
  • The benefits of speaking in groups
  • Modeling as an important part of verbal communication
  • Relaxed pace in the classroom
  • Clear instructions for class materials