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EEDM10 Teaching English in the Elementary Grades (Language Arts)
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1.Philosophy 2.Guiding Principles 3.Principles of Teaching Language 4.Learners’ Needs5.Outcomes 6.Framework
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Language is the basis of all communication and the primary instrument of thought; Thinking, learning and language are interrelated; Language is governed by rules and systems (language conventions) which are used to explore and communicate meaning;
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It defines culture which is essential in understanding: oOneself (personal identity) oForming interpersonal relationships (socialization) oExtending experiences oReflecting on thought and action oContributing to a better society
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Language is central to peoples’ intellectual, social and emotional development and has an essential role in all key learning area; and Proficiency in the language enables people to access, process and keep abreast of information, to engage with the wider and more diverse communities
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1.All languages are interrelated and interdependent; 2.Language acquisition and learning is an active process that begins at birth and continues through life; 3.Learning requires meaning; 4.Learners learn about language and hot to use it effectively through their engagement with and study of texts;
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5.Successful language learning involves viewing, listening, speaking, reading and writing activities; and 6.Language learning involves recognizing, accepting, valuing and building on students’ existing language competence, including the use of non-standard forms of the language, and extending the range of language available to students
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1.Develops thinking and language through interactive learning; 2.Develops communicative competence and critical literacy; 3.Draws on literature in order to develop students’ understanding of their literary heritage; 4.Draws on informational texts and multimedia in order to build academic vocabulary and strong content knowledge; 5.Develops students’ oral language and literacy through appropriately challenging learning;
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6.Emphasizes writing arguments, explanatory/informative texts and narratives; 7.Provides explicit skill instruction in reading and writing; 8.Builds on the language, experiences, knowledge and interests that students bring to school; 9.Nurtures students’ sense of their common ground in using language/s for communication as present or future global citizens to prepare them to participate in school and in civic life; and 10.Assesses and reflects the students’ ability to interpret and/or communicate in the target language
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Who are our learners?
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The Generation Z (Digital Natives) oBorn with complete technology oThey were born with PCs, mobile phones,
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