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Content Area Learning for ESL Students - Chapter Summary
In this informative chapter, you'll review content area learning and how it's specifically used for English as a second language students. Some of the topics covered here include the components and processes involved in the SIOP model and the definition of comprehensible input. Once you complete this chapter, you'll be ready to:
- Detail teaching strategies that use the SIOP model
- Use comprehensible input successfully with ELL students
- Adapt teaching materials for ELL students
- Successfully instruct ELL students in mathematics
- Adapt and modify math curriculum for English language learners
- Help your ELL students understand science by using specific teaching strategies
- Modify social studies lessons for ELL students
You can work through our learning materials at your own pace to accomplish whatever studying goals you might have. These professionally designed lessons are accompanied by quizzes to check your comprehension. Our lesson quizzes and chapter test also make excellent test prep exercises. If at any time you require assistance, please get in touch with one of our instructors.
1. SIOP Model: Definition, Components & Process
If you are getting into teaching according to the SIOP model, this lesson will be very useful. We will go over the basis of the model, the various components, as well as the process of employing those components in the classroom. Read on to learn more.
2. SIOP Teaching Strategies
This lesson will cover teaching strategies connected to the Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP). Focus will be placed on strategies geared toward English Language Learners.
3. What is Comprehensible Input?
Do you need a quick overview or refresher about comprehensible input? This lesson explains the origin and meaning of the term and provides examples of how to incorporate this theory into classroom practice.
4. Comprehensible Input for ELL Students
In this lesson, you will learn about using comprehensible input, or how to present information in a way that is easier for ELL students to understand.
5. Adapting Materials for English Language Learners
When you choose the material you need for your ESL classes, you often find that the material does not exactly fit the needs of all your students. Luckily, there are ways to adapt and use such material, and this lesson tells you how to do it.
6. Teaching Math to ELL Students
Teaching math to ELL students can be challenging but fun for any educator. This lesson provides information about English language learners, provides suggestions for the class environment, and offers new math-teaching strategies.
7. Adaptations & Modifications for ELL Students in Math
In this lesson, teachers will learn some adaptations to use in math class for English language learner (ELL) students. Some strategies that will be discussed include how to teach math vocabulary using manipulatives and other approaches.
8. Strategies for Teaching ELL Science
In this lesson, you will learn some tips and advice for teaching science to ELL learners, including those related to vocabulary, experiments, videos and reading assignments that'll help you make sure that your students know what you are talking about!
9. Modifications for ELL Students in Social Studies
In this lesson, teachers will learn some strategies for accommodating English Language Learner (ELL) students in the content area of social studies. The lesson will discuss ways to modify instruction to target the learning needs of ELL students.
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Other chapters within the MTEL English as a Second Language (54): Practice & Study Guide course
- The Foundation of Language
- Principles of Language Acquisition & Development for ESL
- Influences on Language Development for ESL Students
- Instructional Approaches in ESL for Massachusetts Teachers
- Diversity in ESL Students
- Oral Language Instruction for ESL Students
- Reading Development & Skills
- Reading Instruction for ESL Students
- Writing Instruction for ESL Students
- Assessments for ESL Students
- Timed Essay Writing
- MTEL English as a Second Language Flashcards