Learn, cont.

For students at all English language proficiency levels, teachers need to establish positive and encouraging learning environments. Watch this short video to see how a teacher creates an environment where children can take risks and feel that their ideas are valued.

  1. Download the vignettes for your grade level.

    Third Grade ELA/Literacy
    Third Grade Designated ELD

    Fourth Grade ELA/Literacy
    Fourth Grade Designated ELD

    Fifth Grade ELA/Literacy
    Fifth Grade Designated ELD
  2. Download the ELA Vignette Note-Taking Guide and the ELD Vignette Note-Taking Guide, and take notes as you read the entire excerpt.

Optional: Once you’ve read the vignettes and completed the note-taking guides, reflect on your learning. What are you excited to try out and why? What are you not so sure about and why? What do you want to learn more about and why?

Record your thoughts in the Reflection Journal or discuss them with your colleagues, either face-to-face or in an online community of practice.