LAE 4464

The activity descriptions provided in this summary of ESOL infused activities or assignments is intended to provide you with information about what pieces of evidence you may include in your TESOL-in-Progress notebook. It thus concentrates on the ESOL component of the activity or assignment, and may not reflect all portions of each class assignment or activity. Carefully read through the entire assignment description in your syllabus to ensure that you fulfill all assignment requirements for this course.

LAE4464_1.0

ESOL Performance Standard(s) and Indicator(s)4.2
Activity ObjectiveTo research and reflect on young adult literature that describes a character learning English or adjusting to a new culture.
Activity DescriptionList and describe in detail 10 good books that discuss learning English as a second-language. The books may be fiction or non-fiction. They may be for children, teenagers, or adults. Describe why these books can help teachers work with English language learners.
ESOL-specific Reading(s)Samway, K. (2006). Reflective writing. In When English Language Learners Write: Connecting Research to Practice. Portsmouth, NH: Heinneman. Retrieved from http://pd.heinemann.com/shared/onlineresources/E00633/chapter6.pdf Wu, Y. (2008). Teaching young adult literature in advances ESL classes. The Internet TESL Journal, 14(5). Retrieved from http://iteslj.org/Articles/Wu-YoungAdultLiterature.html
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Electronic Portfolio AssessmentNO

LAE4464_2.0

ESOL Performance Standard(s) and Indicator(s)4.2
Activity ObjectiveTo form a list of young adult multiethnic literature to use in the classroom with ELLs.
Activity DescriptionList and describe in detail 10 good books that can be classified as multi-ethnic literature. The books may be fiction or non-fiction. They may be for children, teenagers, or adults. Describe why these books can help teachers work with English language learners.
ESOL-specific Reading(s)Samway, K. (2006). Reflective writing. In When English Language Learners Write: Connecting Research to Practice. Portsmouth, NH: Heinneman. Retrieved from http://pd.heinemann.com/shared/onlineresources/E00633/chapter6.pdf Wu, Y. (2008). Teaching young adult literature in advances ESL classes. The Internet TESL Journal, 14(5). Retrieved from http://iteslj.org/Articles/Wu-YoungAdultLiterature.html
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Electronic Portfolio AssessmentNO

LAE4464_3.0

ESOL Performance Standard(s) and Indicator(s)4.1, 4.2
Activity ObjectiveTo plan for a 5-10 day language arts unit plan to use in the classroom.
Activity DescriptionCandidates create a 5 or 10-day unit plan that is centered on a particular theme/and or subject matter. The unit plan must differentiate instruction for exceptional education students and English language learners at beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels of proficiency. Instructional strategies for ESE and ELLs must be bolded or highlighted to indicate the strategies included.
ESOL-specific Reading(s)Samway, K. (2006). Reflective writing. In When English Language Learners Write: Connecting Research to Practice. Portsmouth, NH: Heinneman. Retrieved from http://pd.heinemann.com/shared/onlineresources/E00633/chapter6.pdf Wu, Y. (2008). Teaching young adult literature in advances ESL classes. The Internet TESL Journal, 14(5). Retrieved from http://iteslj.org/Articles/Wu-YoungAdultLiterature.html
Generic Syllabus URLN/A
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Electronic Portfolio AssessmentNO

LAE4464_4.0

ESOL Performance Standard(s) and Indicator(s)4.1, 4.2
Activity ObjectiveTo design a thematic unit
Activity DescriptionCreate a 5 or 10 day unit plan which is centered on a particular theme/and or subject matter. The lesson plans must include the required elements in the rubric and detail accommodations and modifications for English language learners.
ESOL-specific Reading(s)Samway, K. (2006). Reflective writing. In When English Language Learners Write: Connecting Research to Practice. Portsmouth, NH: Heinneman. Retrieved from http://pd.heinemann.com/shared/onlineresources/E00633/chapter6.pdf Wu, Y. (2008). Teaching young adult literature in advances ESL classes. The Internet TESL Journal, 14(5). Retrieved from http://iteslj.org/Articles/Wu-YoungAdultLiterature.html
Generic Syllabus URLN/A
Detailed Assignment Description URLN/A
Electronic Portfolio AssessmentNO