Making Content Comprehensible for English Language Learners: The SIOP Model / Edition 1by Jana Echevarria, MaryEllen Vogt, Deborah J. Short, MaryEllen Vogt
Pub. Date: 12/27/1999
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
A unique resource for teachers facing the increasing number of English language learners in today's classrooms, Sheltered Instruction for English Language Learners is a guide to the successful implementation and evaluation of sheltered instruction. It presents the first field-tested model of sheltered instruction, the Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP), which provides teachers with an easy-to-use tool for planning effective sheltered lessons and reflecting on their own teaching experience. In each chapter of Sheltered Instruction for English Language Learners, real-life teaching scenarios are used to present the key components of the SIOP model. Underlying strategies, as well as specific indicators of instruction, are identified in a clear and understandable style. At the same time, each vignette is full of useful, practical suggestions for teaching English language learners. Readers can gain ideas for lessons in a variety of content areas and grade levels, and learn techniques for adapting materials and instruction to best meet students' needs. Additionally, each chapter contains a scoring guide to provide feedback on a teacher's own experiences with the sheltered approach -- helping to identify strengths and weaknesses, and point the way toward effective teaching solutions. For pre-service and in-service teachers of English language learners.
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Table of Contents
Each chapter includes "Background" , "Summary" and "Discussion Questions."
1.Introducing Sheltered Instruction.
Teacher Preparation and School Reform.
Changes in Instructional Practice.
The Sheltered Instruction Approach.
A Model for Sheltered Instruction.
Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol.
Overview of Chapters.
Using the SIOP: Getting Started.
2.Indicators of Lesson Preparation.
Adaptation of Content.
3.Indicators of Instruction: Building Background.
Concepts Linked to Students' Background.
Links Made between Past Learning and New Concepts.
Key Vocabulary Emphasized.
4.Indicators of Instruction: Comprehensible Input.
Appropriate Speech for ELLs.
Explanation of Academic Tasks.
Use of Techniques.
5.Indicators of Instruction: Strategies.
6.Indicators of Instruction: Interaction.
Opportunities for Interaction.
Clarifying Key Concepts in L1.
7.Indicators of Instruction: Practice/Application.
Hands-On Materials and/or Manipulatives for Practice.
Application of Content and Language Knowledge.
Integration of Language Skills.
8.Indicators of Instruction: Lesson Delivery.
9.Indicators of Review/Assessment.
Review of Key Vocabulary.
Review of Key Content Concepts.
Assessment of Lesson Objectives.
10.Scoring and Interpretation of the SIOP.
How to Score the SIOP.
Using SIOP Scores.
Reliability and Validity of the SIOP.
Appendix A: Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP) and Abbreviated SIOP.
Appendix B: SIOP Lesson Planning Guide.
Appendix C: Reliability and Validity Study of the SIOP.
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