English Language Learners

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English Language Learners

  1. 1. English Language Learners: Teaching Strategies That Work(Linworth Publishing 2010)<br />Larry Ferlazzo<br />
  2. 2. ELL’s Are Often Seen Through a “Lens” Of Deficits<br />
  3. 3. Lower-Level Thinking<br />
  4. 4. Instead, ELL’s Can Be Seen Through A “Lens” Of Assets<br />
  5. 5. Higher Level Thinking<br />
  6. 6. Building Relationships<br />
  7. 7. Sister Classes<br />
  8. 8. Learning By Doing<br />
  9. 9. Picture Word Inductive Model (PWIM)<br />
  10. 10. PWIM SEQUENCE<br />Introduce Picture & 20+ Words<br />Put Words Into Categories & Students Find New Ones That Fit Patterns<br />Complete “Cloze” Sentences Using Picture Words. Next, Categorize Them & Add New Sentences About Picture That Fit Categories<br />Convert Sentences Into Paragraphs. Next, Turn Paragraphs Into Essay With Title<br />
  11. 11. Free Voluntary Reading<br />
  12. 12. Problem-Based Learning<br />
  13. 13. Accessing Prior Knowledge Through Student Stories<br />
  14. 14. Freirean Lesson Sequence<br />1) What do you see?<br />2) What problem do you think is represented in the picture or video?<br />3) What do you think caused the problem?<br />4) Have you or your families ever experienced a similar problem?<br />5) How did you or your family respond to the problem?<br /> 6)What do think are other possible ways to respond to the problem? <br />
  15. 15. Mentor Student Leadership Potential<br />
  16. 16. Qualities Of A Good Language Learner<br />Intrinsically Motivated<br />Self-Confident<br />Willing To Take Risks<br />Learns From Mistakes<br />Wants To Teach Others<br />
  17. 17. Reflection<br />
  18. 18. No Cockroaches<br />
  19. 19. Larry Ferlazzo<br />“English Language Learners: Teaching Strategies That Work” Linworth Publishing, 2010<br />“Building Parent Engagement In Schools” Linworth Publishing, 2009<br />Blog: http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/<br />Student Website: http://larryferlazzo.com/<br />Student Blog: http://sacschoolblogs.org/burbankeld/<br />

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