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Making It Meaningful:  5 Steps to Successful Language Lesson Planning Cherice Montgomery, Ph.D. Brigham Young University
 
Photo:  John Nyberg 5 Ts of Lesson Planning  ♦ 2011 ♦ Cherice Montgomery, Ph.D.  Topic Task Talk Techniques, Templates, & ...
5 Ts of Language Lesson Planning <ul><li>Topic:  What topic will focus the conversation? </li></ul><ul><li>Text:  Which cu...
TOPIC Photo:  John Nyberg Planning a Meaningful Language Lesson
Social Issues Photo:  Ambrozio
Cultural Contexts Photo:  Marie Gamache
Personal Connections Photo:  Davide Guglielmo
TEXTBOOK Grammar & Vocabulary Photo:  Sanja Gjenero Photos:  Cherice Montgomery
From Topic to Theme <ul><li>Topic:  Clothing </li></ul><ul><li>Social Issue:  Cultural Preservation </li></ul><ul><li>Cult...
<ul><li>La ropa tradicional es parte de su  cultura  y parte de su  identidad . La ropa puede decirnos de donde es una per...
¿Enseña tu ropa… … de dónde eres? … qué te gusta hacer? … su nivel social/ económico? <ul><li>Esta </li></ul><ul><li>Esa <...
TEXT Photo:  John Nyberg Planning a Meaningful Language Lesson
Texts
TASK Photo:  John Nyberg Planning a Meaningful Language Lesson
Tasks & Talk <ul><li>Describe & Draw </li></ul><ul><li>Four Corners </li></ul><ul><li>Grab a Word/Picture </li></ul><ul><l...
TALK Photo:  John Nyberg Planning a Meaningful Language Lesson
TECHNIQUES,TEMPLATES, & TECHNOLOGY Photo:  John Nyberg Planning a Meaningful Language Lesson
Photo:  Bo  de Visser <ul><li>1 step per line </li></ul><ul><li>5 steps </li></ul><ul><li>7 words/step </li></ul>Giving Su...
5 Ts of Lesson Planning  ♦ 2011 ♦ Cherice Montgomery, Ph.D.  Topic Text Task Talk Tools Image:  Oddball27
 
Links to Readings & Videos Embedded in the Presentation Conservación del traje típico -  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p7...
References Allbilingual.com.  (n.d.).  La ropa de los mayas.  Allbilingual.com.  Retrieved November 26, 2011, from  http:/...
References  (Continued) Gamache, Marie.  (2004, June 4).  Weaving 2.  Stock Xchng.  Retrieved November 25, 2011, from  htt...
References  (Continued) Montgomery, Cherice, & Spanish 378 Students.  (2011).  Thematic lesson plan template.  Think Thema...
References  (Continued) Weis, Ryan.  (2005, April 11).  Tocoyal.  Stock Xchng.  Retrieved November 25, 2011, from  http://...
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Making it Meaningful: 5 Steps to Successful Language Lesson Planning

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This presentation by Cherice Montgomery, Ph.D., is designed to help world language educators plan more meaningful language lessons that build students' communicative proficiency by integrating social issues, cultural contexts, and personal connections.

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Making it Meaningful: 5 Steps to Successful Language Lesson Planning

  1. 1. Making It Meaningful: 5 Steps to Successful Language Lesson Planning Cherice Montgomery, Ph.D. Brigham Young University
  2. 3. Photo: John Nyberg 5 Ts of Lesson Planning ♦ 2011 ♦ Cherice Montgomery, Ph.D. Topic Task Talk Techniques, Templates, & Technology Text Planning a Meaningful Language Lesson
  3. 4. 5 Ts of Language Lesson Planning <ul><li>Topic: What topic will focus the conversation? </li></ul><ul><li>Text: Which culturally authentic materials will students discuss? </li></ul><ul><li>Task: How will you interactively engage students with the meaning/form of the text(s)? </li></ul><ul><li>Talk: How will you involve students in discussing the significance of the text(s) for their personal lives? </li></ul><ul><li>Techniques, Templates, & Tech: What support will you provide to help students with the activities? </li></ul>
  4. 5. TOPIC Photo: John Nyberg Planning a Meaningful Language Lesson
  5. 6. Social Issues Photo: Ambrozio
  6. 7. Cultural Contexts Photo: Marie Gamache
  7. 8. Personal Connections Photo: Davide Guglielmo
  8. 9. TEXTBOOK Grammar & Vocabulary Photo: Sanja Gjenero Photos: Cherice Montgomery
  9. 10. From Topic to Theme <ul><li>Topic: Clothing </li></ul><ul><li>Social Issue: Cultural Preservation </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural Context: Traditional Clothing of Guatemala </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Connection: Fashion as an Expression of Personal & Cultural Identity </li></ul>Photos: Ambrozio , Marie Gamache , Davide Guglielmo
  10. 11. <ul><li>La ropa tradicional es parte de su cultura y parte de su identidad . La ropa puede decirnos de donde es una persona. </li></ul>¿Qué es lo que tu ropa enseña de ti? Photo: Luna Calquin
  11. 12. ¿Enseña tu ropa… … de dónde eres? … qué te gusta hacer? … su nivel social/ económico? <ul><li>Esta </li></ul><ul><li>Esa </li></ul><ul><li>Aquella ropa enseña que… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>… es de Guatemala . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>… le gustan los caballos . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>… tiene mucho dinero. </li></ul></ul>Photos: N.C . & Ryan Weis
  12. 13. TEXT Photo: John Nyberg Planning a Meaningful Language Lesson
  13. 14. Texts
  14. 15. TASK Photo: John Nyberg Planning a Meaningful Language Lesson
  15. 16. Tasks & Talk <ul><li>Describe & Draw </li></ul><ul><li>Four Corners </li></ul><ul><li>Grab a Word/Picture </li></ul><ul><li>Information Gap </li></ul><ul><li>Jigsaw </li></ul><ul><li>Last Word </li></ul><ul><li>Musical Chairs </li></ul><ul><li>Say Something </li></ul><ul><li>Story Switches </li></ul><ul><li>Table Tents </li></ul>Quote
  16. 17. TALK Photo: John Nyberg Planning a Meaningful Language Lesson
  17. 18. TECHNIQUES,TEMPLATES, & TECHNOLOGY Photo: John Nyberg Planning a Meaningful Language Lesson
  18. 19. Photo: Bo de Visser <ul><li>1 step per line </li></ul><ul><li>5 steps </li></ul><ul><li>7 words/step </li></ul>Giving Successful Instructions
  19. 20. 5 Ts of Lesson Planning ♦ 2011 ♦ Cherice Montgomery, Ph.D. Topic Text Task Talk Tools Image: Oddball27
  20. 22. Links to Readings & Videos Embedded in the Presentation Conservación del traje típico - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p7fmSE6QlxQ Fine Mayan Clothing - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eMgArn6NFTs&feature=related Lección 19: La ropa - http://www.allbilingual.com/pdf/textbook_lesson19.pdf Part 1 of Hecho a Mano (The Traditional Clothing of San Juan Atitan) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wR2_uY82e54&feature=related Presentación trajes típicos de Guatemala - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5vAil-kJes4&feature=related Textiles Tradicionales - http://abren.org/kids/guate/sgtmcom2.html Traditional Mayan Clothing Cortes - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ljj2kx3Ldtw Trajes de Guatemala - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p7QyjVomEPE
  21. 23. References Allbilingual.com. (n.d.). La ropa de los mayas. Allbilingual.com. Retrieved November 26, 2011, from http://www.allbilingual.com/pdf/textbook_lesson19.pdf Ambrozio. (2011, September 22). XXI century civilization 1. Stock Xchng. Retrieved November 17, 2011, from http://www.sxc.hu/photo/1365277 Used under a Standard, royalty-free Stock Xchng License. C., N. (2007, December 6). Old men. Stock Xchng. Retrieved November 25, 2011, from http://www.sxc.hu/photo/916883 Used under a standard, royalty-free Stock Xchng license. Calquin, Luna. (2008, April 12). Antigua, Guatemala. Stock Xchng. Retrieved November 19, 2011, from http://www.sxc.hu/photo/985913 Used under a standard, royalty-free Stock Xchng license. de Visser, Bo. (2003, Sept. 21). Scaffolding. Stock Xchng. Retrieved November 19, 2009, from http://www.sxc.hu/photo/55527 . (Photographer notified and credited) Used under a standard, royalty free, Stock Xchng Image License Agreement.
  22. 24. References (Continued) Gamache, Marie. (2004, June 4). Weaving 2. Stock Xchng. Retrieved November 25, 2011, from http://www.sxc.hu/photo/144168 Used under a standard, royalty-free Stock Xchng license. Photographer notified and credited. Gjenero, Sanja. (2009, May 7). Gesture 2. Stock Xchng. Retrieved September 22, 2011, from http://www.sxc.hu/photo/1182571 Used under a standard, royalty free, Stock.xchng Image License Agreement. Guglielmo, Davide. (2004, December 15). Fingerprint. Stock Xchng. Retrieved November 25, 2011, from http://www.sxc.hu/photo/227873 Used under a standard, royalty-free Stock Xchng license. Mackin, Lesley. (2010, Jan. 7). Hand print. Stock Xchng. Retrieved September 22, 2011, from http://www.sxc.hu/photo/1253005 Used under a standard, royalty free, Stock.xchng Image License Agreement. Montgomery, Cherice. (2011). Así se dice textbook. Montgomery, Cherice. (2011). Realidades textbook.
  23. 25. References (Continued) Montgomery, Cherice, & Spanish 378 Students. (2011). Thematic lesson plan template. Think Thematic: Designing Meaningful Language Lessons for 21 st Century Learners. Montgomery, Cherice. (2011). Social circles of consideration. Think Thematic: Designing Meaningful Language Lessons for 21 st Century Learners. Montgomery, Cherice. (2011). ¡Ven conmigo! textbook. Montgomery, Cherice, & Spanish 378 Students. (2011). Thematic lesson plan template. Think Thematic: Designing Meaningful Language Lessons for 21 st Century Learners. Nyberg, John. (2010, March 23). Giving a hand. Stock Xchng. Retrieved November 16, 2010, from http://www.sxc.hu/photo/1269793 Oddball27. (2009, Feb. 26). Left hand silhouette--woman. Stock Xchng. Retrieved September 22, 2011, from http://www.sxc.hu/photo/1152762 Used under a standard, royalty free, Stock.xchng Image License Agreement.
  24. 26. References (Continued) Weis, Ryan. (2005, April 11). Tocoyal. Stock Xchng. Retrieved November 25, 2011, from http://www.sxc.hu/photo/277021 Used under a standard, royalty-free Stock Xchng license.

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