About Me Welcome Contact Me ELL Program Language Proficiency Can Do Descriptors HELLO for Parents About Me Welcome Contact Me ELL Program Language Proficiency Can Do Descriptors HELLO for Parents Language Development Stages BICS vs CALP Acquistion vs Learning About Me About Me Welcome Welcome Contact Me Contact Me ELL Program ELL Program Language Proficiency Language Proficiency Can Do Descriptors Can Do Descriptors HELLO for Parents HELLO for Parents Mr. Diazís Online Classroom  English Language Learners
Modifications and Accommodations Modifications are required for all ELLs, if needed ELLs cannot fail because they lack English proficiency!
Entering (Level 1)/Beginning (Level 2)  Use lots of visuals and demonstrations  Reduce stress.  Allow wait time!  Use hands-on activities  Establish consistent classroom routines  Use yes/no questions  Use Language Experience Approach  Use cooperative learning  Simplify your vocabulary  Watch idioms  Reduce the # of spelling/vocabulary words  Reduce the # of objectives  Build background and teach American culture  Connect learning to student’s life  Check for understanding  Repeat and rephrase  Allow ELL to work on computer.  Provide opportunities to develop phonemic awareness.  Provide opportunities for ELL to learn everyday words.  Include ELL in content  Label important words
Assessment  Allow student to point to answer  Allow student to illustrate answers  Oral tests  Extended time
Developing (Level 3)/Expanding (Level 4)  Use lots of visuals and demonstrations  Allow wait time!  Use hands-on activities  Establish consistent classroom routines  Use Language Experience Approach  Use cooperative learning  Simplify your vocabulary  Watch idioms  Reduce the # of spelling/vocabulary words  Reduce the # of objectives: depth instead of breadth  Reduce reading burden by shortening assignments  Use graphic organizers  Go over key vocabulary before reading  Build background and teach American culture  Check for understanding  In math, ELL may be familiar with metric system,     not our English system.  Teach English skills in all content areas     (for ex., teach how to use the index of the     math book).
Assessment  Extended time on tests  Word banks on tests  Reduced writing requirements  Matching tests  Oral tests  Group projects  Labeling
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