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Teaching English Language Learners in the Content Areas—Science and Mathematics

How to become more effective teachers of ELL. Strategies to increase student chances of academic success.
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Lourdes Rios de Geyer

on 21 January 2013

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Transcript of Teaching English Language Learners in the Content Areas—Science and Mathematics

Teaching English Language Learners in the Content Areas—Science and Mathematics
academic success SCIENCE Welcome!



It is a pleasure to present a set of strategies to improve our teaching practice in two areas: Science and Mathematics. Introduction Create atmosphere for risk taking and making mistakes



Search for cognates: validating students' language and cultures Mathematics Strategies to increase student chances of academics success How to become more
effective teachers of ELL Describe procedures explicitly via the use of language functions Describe relationships of taxonomy, comparison, cause and effect, hypothesis, and interpretation Connect abstract ideas illustrated by various media Use generalized verbs in the present tense to describe phenomena, how something occurs, and why Appear to be highly objective Use many new and big words with new meanings, many of which are nominalizations Examples:

Observe, measure, calculate

Photo, diagram, symbols

use facts not your opinion How ELLs achieve 2. Adapt the lesson to develop vocabulary, modify texts, check background and what students already know. Identify and highlight key words with multiple meanings Use a variety of instructional formats and support Introduce new vocabulary in a thoughtful and integrated manner Use cooperative learning and promote opportunities for interaction Use preview and review Resources Egbert, J. & Ernst-Slavit. G. (2010). Access to academics: Planning instruction for K-12 classrooms with ELLs. Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon 1. Science teachers need to examine
the language of science. Examples Creating a graph Motivation Cooperative learning Mathematic words and definitions Cognates Wait time to response Graphic Organizers Using these strategies you
will achieve the success of your ELL students.
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