Read Chapter 4 of your textbook, “Programs for English Learners.” One of the main reasons for assessing ELLs is to properly place them in a program that will best serve their cultural, linguistic, and academic needs. As an advocate for these students, you need to understand the various programs that are available to ELLs.
Last name beginning with R-Z: Discuss the pros and cons of English language development (ELD). Discuss the pros and cons of specifically designed academic instruction in English (SDAIE). Compare and contrast ELD and SDAIE programs. Which one do you think is more effective for the student you created a profile for in Weeks One and Two? Why?