Homework 2.5 Creating Content and Language Objectives

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.

Preservice teachers will be able to create content and language objectives taking into account the language skill and development of their students. 

Students have learned about principles, practices and standards for teaching ELLs. They now learn how to develop content and language objectives to guide their curriculum making. 

1. Look at the standard you chose to teach in class today. 

2. Analyze it in terms of the content that will need to be taught and think about how you will display your knowledge and what kinds of language activities might accompany it.

3. Read the following article about writing language objectives*.

Add notes about writing language objectives to your WIP and submit a statement through LearningSuite that you did so. 

*colorincolorado has lots of resources for teaching EL's. So you may want to explore.