Making Content Comprehensible for English Learners: The SIOP Model / Edition 3

Making Content Comprehensible for English Learners: The SIOP Model / Edition 3

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by Jana J. Echevarria, MaryEllen Vogt, Deborah J. Short, Maryellen Vogt
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0205518869

ISBN-13: 9780205518869

Pub. Date: 05/09/2007

Publisher: Pearson

One of the most influential books in the field in years!

Making Content Comprehensible for English Learners: The SIOP® Model presents a coherent, specific, field-tested model of sheltered instruction that specifies the features of a high quality sheltered lesson that teaches content material to English language

Overview

One of the most influential books in the field in years!

Making Content Comprehensible for English Learners: The SIOP® Model presents a coherent, specific, field-tested model of sheltered instruction that specifies the features of a high quality sheltered lesson that teaches content material to English language learners.

For twelve years, educators have turned to Jana Echevarría, MaryEllen Vogt, and Deborah Short for an empirically validated model of sheltered instruction. In the Third Edition of this best-seller, the authors include new research findings and studies on the Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP®) Model, which offers school administrators, teachers, teacher candidates, coaches, university faculty, and field experience supervisors a tool for observing and quantifying a teacher's implementation of quality sheltered instruction.

Ringing Endorsements

“A framework that will engage, support, and increase the academic achievement of our culturally and linguistically diverse students. The [SIOP Model went] from good to great!”

–Socorro Herrera, Kansas State University

“Readability, organization, and practicality! The SIOP addresses precisely the needs that my beginning teachers face…the CD for SIOP…makes it all understandable. I love the book!”

–Danny Brassell, California State University, Dominguez Hills

Take a Glimpse Inside the Third Edition:

  • New, user-friendly format of the SIOP® protocol.
  • Background Sections include descriptions of the eight components and thirty features of the SIOP® Model, and are updated to reflect recent research and best practices to help readers plan and prepare effective sheltered lessons.
  • Practical Guidelines to help readers develop effective language and content objectives.
  • Discussion Questions have been rewritten and are appropriate for portfolio development in pre-service and graduate classes, for professional development workshops, or for teacher reflection and application.
  • A groundbreaking CD-ROM with video clips, interviews of the authors, and reproducible resources (e.g., lesson plan formats), make this the perfect professional development asset for any grade level or content area teacher!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205518869
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
05/09/2007
Series:
SIOP Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Most chapters begins with "Objectives" and “Background.” Most chapters conclude with “Teaching Scenarios,” “Summary” and “Discussion Questions.”

Preface and Acknowledgments.

Overview of the Book.

Overview of the Chapters.

Acknowledgments.

1. Introducing Sheltered Instruction.

Demographic Changes.

English Learner Diversity.

School Reform and Accountability in the 21st Century.

Academic Literacy.

Changes in Instructional Practice for English Learners.

The Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol.

The SIOP Model.

Implementing the SIOP Model: Getting Started.

2. Lesson Preparation.

Content Objectives Clearly Defined for Students.

Language Objectives Clearly Defined for Students.

Writing Language and Content Objectives.

Content Concepts Appropriate for Age and Eductaional Background.

Supplementary Materials Used to a High Degree.

Adaptation of Content to All Levels of Student Proficiency.

Meaningful Activities That Integrate Lesson Concepts with Language Practice.

Using the SIOP Protocol.

The Lesson.

3. Building Background.

Concepts Linked to Students' Background.

Links Made Between Past Learning and New Concepts.

Key Vocabulary Emphasized.

Developing Content Language.

Developing School Language.

The Lesson.

4. Comprehensible Input.

Appropriate Speech for ELLs.

Explanation of Academic Tasks.

Use of Techniques.

The Lesson.

5. Strategies.

Strategies.

Scaffolding Techniques.

Questioning.

The Lesson.

6. Interaction.

Opportunities for Interaction.

-Oral Language Development

-Other Opportunities for Interaction

Grouping Configurations.

Wait Time.

Clarify Key Concepts in L1.

The Lesson.

7. Practice/Application.

Hands-On Materials and/or Manipulatives Provided for Students to Practice Using New Content.

Activities Provided for Students to Apply Content and Language Knowledge.

Activities that Integrate all Language Skills.

The Lesson.

8. Lesson Delivery.

Content Objectives Clearly Supported by Lesson Delivery.

Language Objectives Clearly Supported by Lesson Delivery.

Meeting Content and Language Objectives

Students Engaged 90% - 100% of the Period.

Pacing of Lesson Appopriate to Students' Ability Levels

The Lesson.

9. Review/Assessment.

Review of Key Vocabulary.

Review of Key Content Concepts.

Providing Feedback on Student Output.

Assessment of Lesson Objectives.

The Lesson.

10. Issues of Reading Development and Special Education for English Learners.

Issues of Reading Development and Assessment.

Issues Related to Special Education.

Special Education Services: When are They Appropriate?

Assisting Struggling Learners.

Students with Special Needs.

11. Effective Use of the SIOP Protocol.

Scoring and Interpretation of the SIOP Protocol.

Assigning Scores

Not Applicable (NA) Category

Calculating Scores

Sample Lesson

Using SIOP Scores and comments.

Reliability and Validity of the SIOP.

Appendix A: The Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol.

Appendix B: Lesson Plans.

Appendix C: Research on the SIOP Model.

Glossary.

References.

Index.

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Making Content Comprehensible for English Learners: The SIOP Model 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The SIOP model provides a comprehensive framework that clearly delineates the essential components of an effective lesson specifically targeted to meet the needs of English Learners. It's much more than just 'good teaching', it is about incorporating both language and content objectives in every lesson while making the lesson comprehensible.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
useful for all students, especially marginal because of culture.