• Content-Based Instruction for Emergent Bilinguals
  • Welcome to TELL
  • Syllabus: Content-Based Instruction for Emergent Bilinguals
  • Session 1: Positioning Myself to Integrate Content and Promote Academic Language
  • Session 2: Deepening Understanding of TELL Conceptual Tools
  • Session 3: Beginning to Develop an MSDLA
  • Session 4: Strengthening Curriculum by Adjusting For ELs
  • Session 5: Learning to Develop Text Modifications
  • Session 6: Practicing Developing MSDLAs
  • Session 7: Reviewing Making Text Comprehensible
  • Session 8: Feedback for the MSDLA
  • Session 9: Presenting Our MSDLAs
  • Session 10: Evaluating the Final Project
  • Appendix: MSDLA examples
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  • Session 3: Beginning to Develop an MSDLA

    Identifying Funds of Knowledge
    Learning Outcome Pedagogical Intent Student Position

    Demonstrate knowledge and use of the Utah English Language Proficiency Standards in selection of programs,practices and strategies related to planning, implementing, and managing ESL and content instruction, including classroom, organization,teaching strategies for development and integrating language skills, and choosing and adapting classroom resources

    Class Session

    Assessment: 100 pts.

    Preservice teachers will be able to develop initial designs for their MSDLAs and draw on student funds of knowledge and strategies and techniques to begin to create MSDLAs. 

    Students have learned about MSDLAs and funds of knowledge, selected content standards, developed content and language objectives. They are ready to consider strategies and techniques for developing comprehension and guiding assessment .

    In-class activities  

    All together:

    1. (10 minutes) Share your favorite thing or something interesting/new you learned from the homework.

    2. (30-40 minutes) Group SEP Presentation. Group assigned to Language & Learning Development (LLD) will present.

    3. (80 minutes)Break out Room Activities: 

    4. (30 minutes) Closing: have students share definitions and graphics of fund of knowledge.

    Homework 3.1: SIOP Charateristics: Strategies and InteractionHomework 3.2: Observing Standards for Effective Pedagogy Teaching (Challenging Activities)Homework 3.3 Looking for Resources For Activity CentersHomework 3.4 Developing Understanding for Vocabulary Teaching

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