EEX 4242

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.


ESOL Performance Standard(s) and Indicator(s)4.1, 4.2, 5.1
Activity ObjectiveTo adapt and modify a lesson plan that addresses Universal Design for Learning.
Activity DescriptionCandidates will adapt one lesson plan addressing Universal Design for Learning, accommodations and/or modifications. The lesson plan must also include adaptations and modifications for English learners at various levels of English proficiency. EL modifications must be clearly labeled and distinguished from the accommodations and modifications for ESE students. The lessons may be modified from lessons found online, but must include a citation of the original source. The lessons will be uploaded to the Webcourses discussion thread labeled, ¡°Peer Review of UDL Lessons¡±. Each of the candidates will review and suggest changes to two fellow candidates based on what they have learned about UDL. Assignments will then be uploaded to the assignment drop box by the specified dates.
ESOL-specific Reading(s)Brown, C.L. (2004). Reducing the over-referral of culturally and linguistically diverse students (CLD) for language disabilities. NABE Journal of Research and Practice, 2(1), 225-243. Retrieved from Ortiz, A. (2001). English language learners with special needs: Effective instructional strategies. ERIC Digest. Washington, DC: ERIC Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics. Retrieved from Peregoy, Suzanne F. & Boyle, Owen F. (2001) Reading, Writing and Learning in ESL: A Resource Book for K-12 Teachers. NY. Addison Wesley Longman
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Electronic Portfolio AssessmentNO