HW 6.3 What does it Mean to Know a Language

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Learning Outcome Pedagogical Intent Student Position

Acquire and employ knowledge of language as a system and the ways in which languages are different and similar.

Assessment: 50 pts.

Due: Session 7

Teachers use case studies of their students to understand individual needs using WIDA proficiency levels

Acquire and employ knowledge of language as a system and the ways in which languages are different and similar.

Instructions

  1. Read Wright, chapter 2, only the section entitled ‘What Does It Mean to Know a Language?’
  2. As you read, take notes on the empty outline to be submitted in session 7.
  3. Select several ideas presented in this chapter that you would like to incorporate into your instruction of English learners and include why you think it will work and why.
  4. Also, be prepared to discuss this readingin session 7.