EL Strategies Overview

What EL Strategies Are We Talking About?

In the activities included in this module, you will get a chance to peer in on a handful of exceptional teachers and aides and observe their use of the following 4 skills:

  1. Choral Response:The students, as a group, respond to the teacher in unison.
  2. Academic Language: Content vocabulary required in order for students to access grade level standards.
  3. Realia: Objects from real life used in instruction that help students connect to the subject in which they are learning.
  4. Multi-Level Response: Requiring different responses from different students based on their language level (i.e. CELDT level).

Additionally, we will explore why they work and what the experts say about their use in supporting students. So let's begin...