Teaching Math to ELL Students


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What does ELL stand for?

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1. Which one of the following is NOT an ELL math strategy for lowering the anxiety?

2. What is a common fallacy when thinking about ELL students and math?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Teaching math to ELL students can be a challenge for many instructors, and the quiz and worksheet work in tandem to assess your understanding of the process. The quiz asks questions about math strategies and common misperceptions that could occur during ELL math instruction.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Test your ability to answer practice questions about the:

  • Importance of providing many instructional options when teaching ELL math
  • Benefits of a vocabulary box
  • Incorrect assumption often made about teaching math to ELL students
  • Meaning of ELL

Skills Practiced

Measure your expertise in using these skills when you complete the quiz and worksheet:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about how to teach math to ELL students from the related lesson
  • Making connections - use your knowledge of education to correctly recognize ELL math strategies
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about a common misconception of teaching math to ELL students in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding a vocabulary box and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more, you are invited to review the lesson entitled Teaching Math to ELL Students. These important learning objectives can be met while using the lesson:

  • Identify some barriers faced by ELL students when they arrive at school
  • Understand the need for a less stressful classroom environment
  • Describe how Think Pair Share activities promote student interaction
  • Learn about real-world games and websites that could assist the ELL math learner