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Bilingual Strategy Instruction for     the School Community                Presented by:    Community Consolidated School ...
CCSD 146 Demographics
CCSD 146 Characteristics   District Student Demographics & Characteristics - Educational Environment (2000-12)            ...
CCSD 146 Predominant Language Groups          Native Language      Total          English              1662          Arabi...
District ELL Team Book Study    Establishing a unified philosophical base• Literacy Instruction for English Language Learn...
Philosophical Base• “…early literacy experiences support  subsequent literacy development,  regardless of language, and ti...
Latino Family Literacy Project      www.latinoliteracy.com
Latino Family Literacy Project
Arabic Family Literacy ProjectBooks chosen based on the following criteria:•   Dual language•   Culturally relevant•   Aut...
Sample AFLP Book Sequence Birth - 3Week 6     Week 5       Week 4   Week 3       Week 2     Week 1Opposite   Fruits/      ...
Grade 1-5          Book TitlesHow Much Do You Love Me?Kisses for DaddyTime to PrayMama’s JobWhat is My Color?What is My Sh...
Resource for books in Arabic:       http://www.noorart.com
Literacy Studio Resources• Mosaic of Thought (Keene & Zimmerman)• 7 Keys to Comprehension (Zimmerman & Hutchins)• Talk Abo...
MetacognitionIn her essay on the essence of understandingin reading, Ellin Oliver Keene (2007, 37)describes metacognition ...
The 7 Keys to Comprehension•   Monitoring for Meaning— knowing when you know, and knowing    when you don’t• Using and Cre...
Metacognitive Posters
Metacognitive Posters
Research Supporting Strategy VideosIn Learning from Latino Families by Susan Auerbach…–Informal learning activities at hom...
Homework Strategy Videos“When educators offer smaller-scale parent activities andinfuse personal touches and authentic int...
Parent Testimony“[Estos vídeos] me sirven a mí, a mi esposa y a misniños. [También] estoy yendo a la escuela y [losvídeos]...
Registration Videos     Parents empowering     parents with videos to     facilitate the school     registration process.
Implementing RTI withENGLISH LEARNERS      1. Clearly defined purposeFisher, Frey and          2.   ModelsRothenberg (2011...
CCSD 146 Link for Presentationwww.district146.orgClick: Special Services OfficeClick: English Language Learning
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ELL Conference Presentation 2012

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ELL Conference Presentation 2012

  1. 1. Bilingual Strategy Instruction for the School Community Presented by: Community Consolidated School District 146 ELL Team
  2. 2. CCSD 146 Demographics
  3. 3. CCSD 146 Characteristics District Student Demographics & Characteristics - Educational Environment (2000-12) Low Parental Attendance Mobility Chronic TruantsYear LEP (%) IEP (%) Income (%) Involvement (%) (%) (%) (%)2012 10.6 14.9 31.6 100.0 95.3 5.4 0.32011 9.7 16.9 30.5 100.0 95.0 7.9 0.12010 9.0 17.4 27.0 100.0 95.1 6.7 0.1
  4. 4. CCSD 146 Predominant Language Groups Native Language Total English 1662 Arabic 293 Spanish 213 Polish 46 Pilipino (Tagalog) 28 Urdu 13 Lithuanian 12 Gujarati 12
  5. 5. District ELL Team Book Study Establishing a unified philosophical base• Literacy Instruction for English Language Learners by Nancy Cloud, Fred Genesee & Else Hamayan
  6. 6. Philosophical Base• “…early literacy experiences support subsequent literacy development, regardless of language, and time spent on literacy activities in the native language whether it takes place at home or in school is not time lost with respect to English reading acquisition…” (Reese et al. 2000, 633)
  7. 7. Latino Family Literacy Project www.latinoliteracy.com
  8. 8. Latino Family Literacy Project
  9. 9. Arabic Family Literacy ProjectBooks chosen based on the following criteria:• Dual language• Culturally relevant• Authentic literature• Fortify the family bond• Foster vocabulary development
  10. 10. Sample AFLP Book Sequence Birth - 3Week 6 Week 5 Week 4 Week 3 Week 2 Week 1Opposite Fruits/ Colors Body Parts Animals/ My First Vegetables Farm Words Animals
  11. 11. Grade 1-5 Book TitlesHow Much Do You Love Me?Kisses for DaddyTime to PrayMama’s JobWhat is My Color?What is My Shape?Did You See My Letters?You Are Really A Good Friend of Mine
  12. 12. Resource for books in Arabic: http://www.noorart.com
  13. 13. Literacy Studio Resources• Mosaic of Thought (Keene & Zimmerman)• 7 Keys to Comprehension (Zimmerman & Hutchins)• Talk About Understanding (Keene)• To Understand (Keene)• Conferring (Patrick Allen)
  14. 14. MetacognitionIn her essay on the essence of understandingin reading, Ellin Oliver Keene (2007, 37)describes metacognition as…“Listening to the voice in your mind that speaks while you read.”
  15. 15. The 7 Keys to Comprehension• Monitoring for Meaning— knowing when you know, and knowing when you don’t• Using and Creating Schemata — making connections between the new and the known, creating schemata when necessary• Asking Questions— generating questions to prompt interpretation and to probe the text more deeply• Determining Importance— deciding what matters most and is most worth remembering• Inferring— combining background knowledge with information from the text to predict, conclude, make judgments, and interpret• Using Sensory and Emotional Images— using images to deepen and stretch meaning• Synthesis— integrating understanding with knowledge from other texts and sources.
  16. 16. Metacognitive Posters
  17. 17. Metacognitive Posters
  18. 18. Research Supporting Strategy VideosIn Learning from Latino Families by Susan Auerbach…–Informal learning activities at home–Validate families’ cultures–Nurture parent voice–Keep it small
  19. 19. Homework Strategy Videos“When educators offer smaller-scale parent activities andinfuse personal touches and authentic interaction intooutreach immigrant parents feel less intimidated, andthey respond with more open participation.” (Delgado-Gaitan, 2004)
  20. 20. Parent Testimony“[Estos vídeos] me sirven a mí, a mi esposa y a misniños. [También] estoy yendo a la escuela y [losvídeos] me están ayudando. Entre nosotros nosayudamos—yo y los niños.”“[These videos] serve me, my wife and my children. Iam [also] going to school and [the videos] arehelping me. Amongst ourselves we help eachother—the children and I.” ~ Pablo Merino
  21. 21. Registration Videos Parents empowering parents with videos to facilitate the school registration process.
  22. 22. Implementing RTI withENGLISH LEARNERS 1. Clearly defined purposeFisher, Frey and 2. ModelsRothenberg (2011) 3. Interactiondescribe nine keyelements of effective 4. Guided instructioninstruction for English 5. Focus on languagelearners: 6. Culturally responsive curriculum 7. Meaningful & challenging tasks 8. Metacognition 9. Student Choice
  23. 23. CCSD 146 Link for Presentationwww.district146.orgClick: Special Services OfficeClick: English Language Learning

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