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Sustaining the SIOP #3 Comprehensible Input
Sustaining the SIOP Content Objectives Identify techniques for presenting content information in ways that students comprehend Review various ways to model and provide directions for academic tasks for all proficiency levels Language Objectives Discuss and listen to ways to modify speech that can increase student comprehension Write ways to modify activities for students of all proficiency levels and read them to the group.
Sustaining the SIOP Component #3 Comprehensible Input
Mr. Cortez Video How did the teacher purposely approach comprehensible Input? How will Comprehensible Input help ELL students (English Language Learner)? Non-ELL’s? What did you like about this lesson? What did you not like about this lesson?
Comprehensible Input: 3 Features 1) Appropriate Speech 2) Clear Explanation of Academic Tasks 3) A Variety of ESL Techniques Used
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Things we can learn from Lucy What did Lucy do to try to get her guests to understand her? –Spoke Loudly The students can hear, they just can’t understand the language –Spoke Slower Speaking at a slower rate is okay as long as it does not compromise meaning or pronunciation
Things we can learn from Lucy What did Lucy do to try to get her guests to understand her? –Rephrasing Synonyms are helpful for ELL students, especially for Academic Vocabulary –Gestures Physical motion that aides comprehension is appropriate, TPR, etc.. (Her guest used a little of this)
Appropriate Speech Beginning Low Intermediate High Intermediate Proficient Advanced Proficient The Michigan English Language Proficiency Assessment (ELPA) is administered to LEP students and the students are scored based on their proficiency levels.
Student Proficiency Examples Basic: Rain Low Intermediate: The sky has clouds and there is rain. Intermediate: The day is very cloudy and heavy rain is falling. High Intermediate: It is a cloudy spring day and it is raining more than usual.
BEW’s Web of Words I was so scared that…. ThemeIdea
BEW’s Web of Words Fill one box with your phrase Find a person with the same hair color as you and share your phrase. Listen and copy their phrase into your web.
BEW’s Web of Words How can an activity like the Web of Words make Content more comprehensible to all the proficiency levels?
I was so scared that… Basic students may need a picture to identify the word scared.
Clear Explanation of Academic Tasks Spoken and Written Step by Step Modeled/ Demonstrated Finished Product as a sample Finished Product AssessApply Model Step by Step Check for Understanding Directions WrittenSpoken
Techniques for Achieving Comprehensible Input Use expression and body language Slower rate (thinking time) Pauses between phrases Shorter sentences with simpler syntax Stress high-frequency vocabulary Repeat/Review Vocabulary Repeat/Restate for understanding Be friendly and enthusiastic Supportive affect Different perspectives
Deb Painter’s Class Identify ways that Deb uses some of these techniques in her classroom to reinforce the content. Write down examples under the appropriate technique
Deb Painter’s Class Brainstorm with a partner how YOU incorporate some of these into your lessons and create a list.
Tickets Out Did we meet our objectives? One new thing that I learned or relearned was… Something I didn’t understand…. Something I would like to learn more about next time….