ESL 533 GCU Graphic Organizer Assignment

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Graphic Organizer

Create a graphic organizer or use the "Instructional Strategies for ELLs" to identify and describe oral, reading, and writing strategies appropriate for each ELL proficiency label. Include a justification as to why each strategy is applicable to the specific ELL proficiency label, citing references.

While APA format is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected and in-text citations and references should be presented using the documentation guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

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School: University of Virginia


Instructional Strategies for ELLs
Pre-Emergent Instructional Strategies
Content Area
Strategy and Description
Speaking and
Model language through read
The Teacher shall model language
through saying aloud vocabularies
and writing down what they are
teaching. The teacher will
encourage the students to repeat
what she/he says. The teacher will
also use visuals such as cards with
new vocabulary. The teacher will
vary the tone and speed of
presentation. Speak slowly and use
shorter words (Robertson & Ford,



At this point the student takes in
the new language but does not
speak. The strategy is effective as
at this stage the learners listen
attentively and can repeat few
words said by the teacher. Physical
response methods are effective to
teach speaking and listening at this
stage. ELLs understand more when
information is presented in visual
format. Visual teaching connects
the students with the content. It is
effective to focus on building their
attention on listening
comprehension activities and
receptive vocabulary. Varying the
tone and speed during read aloud
will give the ELLs more time to
process information (Tissington &
LaCour, 2010).
Explicitly teach vocabulary in
A pre-emergent ELL is learning
the text or passage.
about new words of a specific
The teacher shall identify the
language thus immediate reading
vocabulary in the book and give
may be challenging (Tissington &
the students to practice. The
LaCour, 2010). Teaching the
teacher shall ensure the students
students the vocabulary they will
can define the word, know when to find when reading the text will
use it, decode and spell it. The
make it easy for them to read and
teacher shall teach the students to
understand information in the text.
underline any vocabulary they
meet while reading (Robertson &
Ford, 2009).
Picture description activity.
The writing activity supports the
The teacher takes a picture from
ELL in developing writing skills
an Educational newspaper or
and other areas of importance such

magazine and have students stick
it on a page in their books. The
students will write three to six
sentences or questions about the
picture and share it with the peers
and teacher.

Emergent Instructional Strategies
Content Area

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Tutor went the extra mile to help me with this essay. Citations were a bit shaky but I appreciated how well he handled APA styles and how ok he was to change them even though I didnt specify. Got a B+ which is believable and acceptable.

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