Developing Second Language Literacy
HW 1.3 Revisiting WIDA Performance Definitions
|Learning Outcome||Pedagogical Intent||Student Position|
Employ theories of acquisition of a primary and a new language in instruction.Employ theories of first and second language acquisitionIn teaching literacy.
Assessment: 25 pts.
Due: Session 2
Teachers can apply their knowledge of proficiency levels in the instruction they prepare for English language learners.
Students have learned about communication, pattern, and variability in the acquisition of a second language. Now they will read about WIDA proficiency definitions to prepare for Session 2.
- Read the charts in WIDA Performance Definitions of English Proficiency and be prepared to explore proficiency scales further in Session 2.
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