CoverWelcome to the TELL Practicum GuideDescription and Brief Explanation of the Five TELL Practicum AssignmentsPreservice Teacher Information SheetsGuidelines for your Mentor for Providing Support Assignment 1: Teacher Observation Assignment 2: Teacher InterviewAssignment 3: Individual Language Development PlanAssignment 4: The Multiple Simultaneous Diverse Learning Activity (MSDLA) AssignmentMSDLA Resources Assignment 5: Final Reflection of the TELL PracticumRubric for Final ReflectionEnd of Term Information SheetAppendicesAppendix A: Guidlines for Relections Appendix B: PAES Form--AnnotatedAppendix C: Utah State Board of Education Standards for the ESL Endorsement Appendix D: Text Modification Article Appendix MSDLA Examples for Reference

MSDLA Resources

Linked documents to support the construction of your MSDLA

List of Support Materials:

1. The Works in Progress Document (this is optional but allows you to record your explanations and things you might want to remember as you put together your final MSDLA documents). The WIP is found here

2. Selecting and Teaching Vocabulary: Facts about Vocabulary, Teachings from the TELL courses about Vocabulary Learning, Video from the Literacy Course (TELL 430), linked here. Remember you will scroll down to the video segment for session 7).

2. TELL Tools: This link will take you to an open access, online text that contains the TOOLs and explantions of them which you have used several times in the course.

3. Desigining Activities: These links will take you to descriptions of teaching strategies and assessment strategies you might use for your activities

4. Directions for constructing rubrics: For the informal assessments you use in the various activities you will want to construct checklists or rubrics the teachers can use to evaluate the work. Directions for constructing a rubric can be found at this link or this YouTube Video (

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