Check Your Understanding

This is a quick check of your understanding of the content of Unit 3. If you’re not sure about how to respond the question, please go back to the appropriate section in this unit to review.



Scenario: You are a member of the instructional materials adoption team for your district. The team meets before the start of the school year to determine which materials to order. Based on what you’ve learned in this unit, what types of materials would you now look for to help English learner students learn about how English works to make meaning? 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)?

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