Check Your Understanding

This is a quick check of your understanding of the content of Unit 2. If you’re not sure about how to respond the question, please go back to the appropriate section in this unit to review.

Scenario: In a staff meeting, one of your colleagues mentions that her English learner students are reluctant to participate in class discussions about complex texts. Using the CA ELD Standards and what you’ve learned so far in this module, as well as your background knowledge, what advice would you provide to your colleague for supporting her or his students to participate in text-based discussions? Type your reflection into your Reflection Journal




  1. Share your reflection with your colleagues, either face-to-face or in an online community of practice.
  2. Listen to or read someone else’s reflection.
  3. What’s one new thing you learned from your interaction with your colleague(s)?