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Second Language Acquisition & Instruction - Chapter Summary
Complete this mobile-friendly chapter to study second language acquisition and instruction topics. After outlining the second language acquisition process in children, you'll review information regarding assessing ELL student needs, scaffolding instruction and differentiated instruction. By the end of the chapter, you should be equipped to:
- Discuss the acquisition of a second language in children
- Identify the needs of students through ELL assessments
- Explain differentiated and scaffolding instruction approaches for ELL students
Our instructors use a concise and simplified teaching style to help you quickly review and remember important instructional concepts. You can access this chapter any time using your computer or mobile device. The chapter also comes with self-assessment quizzes that go over terms and concepts from the lessons.
1. Second Language Acquisition in Children
This lesson explains the stages passed through on the road toward second language acquisition. It specifically focuses on children who are considered sequential second language learners.
2. Using ELL Assessments to Identify Student Needs
Assessments are a big part of school life for most students and teachers. In this lesson, teachers are provided advice on using ELL (English Language Learner) assessments to identify student needs.
3. Differentiated Instruction for ELL Students
In this lesson, you will learn strategies for differentiating your instruction for English Language Learners in the areas of writing, reading, speaking, and listening.
4. Scaffolding Instruction for English Language Learners
The number of English language learners (ELLs) in the classroom is on the rise, and teachers must have strategies for teaching these students. This lesson will highlight ways in which to scaffold instruction for ELLs to help them become successful in the classroom.
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