With generous support provided by the National Education Association. Science Instruction for ELLs.
A former ESL and EFL teacher in Puerto Rico and Brazil, her areas of research interest have focused on the intersections of language, culture, and achievement among diverse youth. Show next xx. This helps English language learners correlate written and spoken English, and helps them see spelling and sentence construction. Fathman and David T. Identify such terms 2.
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Were there any clouds when it was sunny? In this lesson, students identified different cloud names and prefixes which helped students categorize different cloud types according to their position in the sky low, middle, high. I used a Smart Board to teach the lesson because it is interactive and is an easy way for large groups of students to have access to DVD and video clips.
This experience helped us as teachers understand what kind of knowledge and skills students would need to do this same activity when they went to the Museum. Back in my school, I collaborated with the Social Studies teacher to review the topic of latitude and longitude so that students would be prepared to locate and mark the geographical location of each diorama and the distribution of the diorama's animals throughout North America on the Expedition Map.
Can a student s cultural background support learning in science? Or is concentrating on the specialized vocabulary of science the best way to help English. Books in the Teaching English Language Learners (ELLs) across the Curriculum Series are written specifically for pre- and in- service teachers who may not.
In their visit to the Museum, my students had an opportunity to apply the English language skills and knowledge they had gained to read, write, listen and speak both formally during an assembly and informally in the exhibit halls with the scientists at AMNH. The students met scientists Dr. Jay Holmes and Dr. Adriana Aquino, with whom they observed the clouds in the dioramas and made real-life connections to their learning and personal lives.