Focus and Motivation

Purpose

·        Activate, focus, build background knowledge

·        Provides students with new information

·        Sparks interest

·        Builds excitement

·        Students set purpose

·        Diagnose students

Strategies

·        Super Scientist Awards

·        Cognitive Content Dictionary

·        Observation Charts

·        Inquiry Charts

·        Big Books

 
 
 

Input

Purpose

·        Direct Teaching of Skills

·        Active Participation

·        Graphic Organizer

·        Patterning

·        Visuals

·        Real Items

Strategies

·        Comparative Input Charts

·        Narrative Input

·        Graphic Organizers

·        Pictorial Input

 
 
 

Guided Oral Practice

Purpose

·        Academic Discourse

·        Negotiate for Meaning

·        Interact With Text

·        Processing & Metacognition

·        Builds Self Esteem

·        Primary Language Support

·        Phonemic Awareness

Strategies

·        Extended Name Tag

·        Exploration Report

·        Picture File Cards / Word Bank

·        T-Graph for Social Skills

·        Team Points

·        Poetry / Chants

·        Sentence Patterning Chart
 
 

Reading & Writing

Purpose

·        Print Rich, Language Functional Environment

·        Uses a Variety of Texts and Media

·        Model and Teach Text Patterns

·        Use Interactively With Oral Activities

·        Balance Cooperative and Individual Tasks

·        Whole to Part

·        Stresses the Joy & Purpose

·        Scaffolds: Whole Class, Small Group Practice, to Individual Use

Strategies

·        Poetry Frames

·        Found Poetry

·        ELD Group Frame

·        Expert Groups

·        Team Tasks

·        Process Grid

·        Mind Map

·        Co-op Strip Paragraph

·        Story Map

·        Portfolios

·        Interactive Journals

·        Writer’s Workshop
 
 

Closure & Evaluation

Purpose

·        Metacognition

·        Personal Exploration

·        Alternative Means of Assessment

Strategies

·        Student Made Big Books

·        Sample Tests

·        Graffiti Wall

·        Jeopardy

·        Academic Parties

 

 
 
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