English Language Development Standards

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English Language Development Standards by Mind Map: English Language Development Standards

1. Social and Instructional

1.1. Teaching group instructional phrases to the ELL speaker, making extra time practice listening and responding to common phrases that the teacher uses with the class

1.2. Teaching common phrases that other native English speakers in the class use to promote social interaction and acceptance in the group

2. Science

2.1. Have a student keep an online vocabulary journal of all the new words that they learn

2.2. Drawing and labeling diagrams of the their science lessons, for example have the student draw, label, and discuss parts of a cell.  They will do this with an extra ELL teacher to practice pronunciation.

3. Some key ideas:  Practice the language in a meaningful and contextual way when having TESOL immersion

3.1. with lots of extra practice on the side

3.2. use visual classroom prompts such as note cards, labels, and journals

4. Language/Arts

4.1. Teaching tools to use for creating art and music, having a learner profile journal for all the instruments that the ELL student will use

4.2. Having labels on objects that are in the classroom that the student will utilize and practice saying them in a natural context

5. Mathematics

5.1. Teaching how to use numbers and the signs for equations (+,=,-, etc.). Have the student make flashcards with the numbers and the signs for practice

5.1.1. Have the student practice in a game setting answering math facts in English in a variety of ways, for example "give me two numbers that multiply to fifteen" and then ask "what's 3 times 5?"  Reinforcing and repeat problem areas for the student

6. Practices of meeting the English Language Development Standards

7. Two-Way Immersion ELL Program

7.1. Teaching the subjects with first introduction emphasizing the instruction in the native language of the student

7.2. Gradually build up to splitting the instruction between native language and English language

7.3. Students become bilingual within the Language Development Standards

7.3.1. Language proficiency is both languages is stressed to meet these five standards

7.4. Students are able to practice their own language and English as they become young adults

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