How to Adapt Lessons for English Language Learners


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What is one possible reason a teacher may need to adapt a lesson for ELLs?

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1. What is the first step when adapting a lesson for ELLs?

2. When you adapt a lesson for ELLs, which suggestion should you NOT follow?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Explore parts of the quiz and worksheet so that you can check your understanding of ways to adapt lessons for English language learners (ELLs). Steps involved in this process and what ELL students need are topics you need to know for the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll get to check your comprehension of:

  • Number of ways you should define a new topic when adapting a lesson to ELLs
  • The purpose of speaking slower when addressing ELLs
  • First step when adapting a lesson for ELLs
  • One reason a teacher may need to adapt a lesson for these students
  • Suggestions to follow when adapting lessons for ELLs

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on modifying lessons for ELL students
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the first step in trying to adapt a lesson for ELL students
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about strategies for adapting lessons for ELLs and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Take some time to explore the accompanying lesson How to Adapt Lessons for English Language Learners. If you do, you can cover more about:

  • Why lessons need to be adapted for ELLs
  • What homework and assignments should look like for ELL students
  • The right pace for ELL students to learn effectively