Welcome to TELLSyllabus: Content-Based Instruction for Emergent Bilinguals Session 1: Positioning Myself to Integrate Content and Promote Academic Language Homework 1.1: Beginning with SIOP--Sheltered Instruction & Lesson Preparation Homework 1.2: Observing Standards for Effective Pedagogy Teaching (Contextualization)Homework 1.3: Understanding Activity Centers Homework 1.4 Review Developmental Benchmarks Homework 1.5: Guidelines for Presentation on Standards for Effective Pedagogy Homework 1.6 MSDLA Documents Session 2: Deepening Understanding of TELL Conceptual ToolsHomework 2.1: SIOP Charateristics: Building Background and Comprehensible InputHomework 2.2: Observing Standards for Effective Pedagogy Teaching (Language & Literacy Development)Homework 2.3 Learning about Funds of KnowledgeHomework 2.4 Inclusive Pedagogy as a Tool VideoHomework 2.5 Creating Content and Language Objectives Session 3: Beginning to Develop an MSDLAHomework 3.1: SIOP Charateristics: Strategies and InteractionHomework 3.2: Observing Standards for Effective Pedagogy Teaching (Challenging Activities)Homework 3.3 Looking for Resources For Activity CentersHomework 3.4 Developing Understanding for Vocabulary TeachingSession 4: Strengthening Curriculum by Adjusting For ELsHomework 4.1: SIOP Charateristics: Practice/Application and Lesson DeliveryHomework 4.2: Observing Standards for Effective Pedagogy Teaching (Joint Productive Activitiy)Homework 4.3 Learning to Differentiate Accomodations and Modifications Homework 4.4 Attending to VocabularyHomework 4.5 Strategies for Making Text ComprehensibleSession 5: Learning to Develop Text ModificationsHomework 5.1: SIOP Characteristics: Review and Assessment Homework 5.2: Observing Standards for Effective Pedagogy Teaching (Instructional Conversation)Homework 5.3 Engaging in Self-Assessment Homework 5.4 Creating Rubrics Session 6: Practicing Developing MSDLAsHomework 6.1: Review Making Text Comprehensible Chapter Notes Homework 6.2: Responding to FeedbackHomework 6.3: Learning the Nomenclature for ELsSession 7: Reviewing Making Text ComprehensibleHomework 7.1 Refine and Complete you MSDLASession 8: Feedback for the MSDLAHomework 8.1: Polishing the Final MSDLASession 9: Presenting Our MSDLAsHomework 9.1: Submit MSDLAHomework 9.2: Reflecting on My LearningHomework 9.3: Schedule a Final InterviewSession 10: Evaluating the Final ProjectAppendix: MSDLA examples

Homework 1.4 Review Developmental Benchmarks

Learning Outcome Pedagogical Intent Student Position

Demonstrate knowledge and use of the Utah English Language Proficiency Standards  in selection of programs,practices and strategies related to planning, implementing, and managing ESL and content instruction, including classroom, organization,teaching strategies for development and integrating language skills, and choosing and adapting classroom resources

Assessment: 50 pts.

Learning about developmental benchmarks of elementary and secondary aged students will enable teacher candidates to design centers that are responsive to children's levels of development. 

Students have learned about child and adolescent development as part of teacher preparation. They will review developmental benchmarks to guide them in designing the activity centers. 

Directions:

  1. Remember when you are building your MSDLA it is for youth of a particular age. As they grow they will develop new cognitive, social, and linguistic skills and as you build your MSDLAs you should be aware of their developmental levels.
  2. To Learn about developmental benchmarks for preschool and elementary children or for secondary students based on the MSDLA age group we are working with we have identified websites that will give you information about the developmental bencmarks.
  3. Take notes about what you read that is relevant to the centers you are creating and the age group of the students you are building your MSDLA for. Add your notes to your WIP document. 
  4. Link to this website for preschool through first grade:  https://edtechbooks.org/-CMaX 
  5. Use this site for information about 6-8 year olds: https://edtechbooks.org/-SVvv 
  6. Use this site for 9-11 year olds: https://edtechbooks.org/-nDFR
  7. These two links provide information about 12 to 17 year olds: https://edtechbooks.org/-RdL  https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/childdevelopment/positiveparenting/adolescence2.html
  8. On Learning Suite: Submit 1-2 sentences about what you learned from these resources. 

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