Teaching Philosophy As an elementary teacher in an urban district, I want to provide students with opportunities to learn from other cultures, encourage critical thinking at- all times, learn problem- solving strategies and serve as a positive model. I pl
Communicative competence demonstrates speakers ability to use and
interpreting language in different contexts. T
Important: Homework Tips
Avoid stream of consciousness writing
Your answers should be a paragraph, not a
collection of bullet points.
If you use quotes, you must still explain
them. If you dont, I assume that you quot
SIOP Practice and Applicatio
Oct. 20th, 2016
Mini-Lesson Group Sign Up
Go onto the D2L Discussion Board
Read the descriptions of what your classmates have poste
If you did not post, you will have a moment to do so now.
Come up with a li
Why is building background important?
For learners to pay attention to form, they
must know what the content is.
How do we build background?
Use the students backgrounds (e.g. wher
Weve already talked about what we should do in classrooms,
but now we have to talk about how to decide what learners
Needs Assessment (often called needs analysis) helps to:
Make things access
What is input?
language that a learner reads or hears that is
meaningful and comprehensible.
Must have some kind of communicative intent
Learners must also be actively trying to comprehend it
True or false?
Unless learners are explicitly corrected, they will not learn.
Unless learners are corrected immediately, they will not learn.
If learners dont know they are being c
1. Define language and communication
Language is an abstract mental representation that underlies in peoples language
system. Different from the second language learners who need to learn the right order
to arrange the sentence in the different
modern Communicative Language Teaching. Your answer should include a
learn certain things. If people miss that particular peri
Leah Robinson Speaking in Tongues Documentary
The Speaking in Tongues documentary highlighted the importance of bilingual education programs in U.S. public schools. The documentary showcased Immersion programs using Mandarin, Spanish and Cantonese. In eac
Leah D. Robinson
SIOP Critical Essay
Angela Bennett, Lesson for Comprehensible Input; Magnets
Evidence of SIOP Features Ms. Bennett used a plethora of evidence of SIOP features in her Magnets lesson plan. She has her lesson plan beginning with a preparati
Leah Robinson 18 November 2012 Virginia David Reflections of a Language Class A. Margita Haberlen, teaches German in the state model program in Georgia, which is an elementary foreign language program that goes from K- 5th grade. In the video, Ms. Haberle
1) The title of the textbook: English The American Way: A Fun ESL Guide to
ANXIETY IN THE L2
Mini-lesson groups will be chosen on Thursday
Find a group that you share future teaching
There will be groups of 4. All students will be