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EDRE 4840 Extra Credit Vocab

EDRE 4840 Extra Credit Vocab - Taylor Pearson EDRE 4840...

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Taylor Pearson EDRE 4840 Extra Credit Terms 1. ELL - English Language Learners - Ell’s are non-native English speakers all over the US who are learning English in school. Students who are in the process of learning English as a new language. English Language Learners vary in proficiency in their primary language. Numbers have increased therefore I will more than likely have an ELL and or ESL student in my class. 2. ESL -English as a second language - ESL is the acquisition of English as a non- native language. 3. Limited English Proficient-LEP -Term used in federal legislation and other official documents. LEP students are those who are beginners to intermediates in English. The main concern is about the ones who are beginners to intermediates, (ESL, ESOL students). (LEP) the level in between Non-English (NEP) and Fully English Proficient (FEP) that is used for program placement. 4. Immigrant - a person who migrates to another country, usually for permanent residence. A person who leaves one country to settle permanently in another. 5. Refugee - a person who flees for refuge or safety, especially to a foreign country, as in time of political upheaval, war, etc. Refuge- is a shelter or protection from danger, trouble, etc. (an escape). One who flees in search of refuge, as in times of war, political oppression, or religious persecution. 6. Language Acquisition - the process by which the language capability develops in a human. First language acquisition concerns the development of language in children, while second language acquisition focuses on language development in adults as well. Theorists are often divided between emphasizing either nature or nurture as the most explanatory factor for acquisition. A natural language development process that occurs when the target language is used in meaningful interactions with native speakers. 7. Literacy Scaffolds - are reading and writing activities that provide built-in teacher or peer assistance, permitting students to participate fully at a level that would not be possible without the assistance. Examples: Interactive dialogue journaling, shared reading, patterned writing, mapping, directed listening thinking activities, reader’s theater, and interactive journal writing. 8. Patterned poetry - is when the poem follows a specific pattern or set of rules. Sentence-level scaffolds that make use of repeated phrases, and sometimes rhymes. This is important for me to understand because poetry has a universal appeal to all students, all languages have it. The target language may be new to
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learners, but most concepts of poetry are familiar to them. By writing poetry, second language (L2) students inductively learn a wide range of language skills, such as vocabulary, parts of speech, and syntax, while using familiar poetic concepts of visualization, rhythm, and cadence. 9.
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