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The SIOP Model for Teaching History-Social Studies to English Learners
     

The SIOP Model for Teaching History-Social Studies to English Learners

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

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ISBN-10: 0205627617

ISBN-13: 9780205627615

Pub. Date: 08/13/2010

Publisher: Pearson

Enhance your History-Social Studies content instruction with the SIOP Model and transform the academic English and content area skills of your English learners.

Based on the best-selling resource, Making Content Comprehensible for English Learners: The SIOP Model by acclaimed authors Jana Echevarria, MaryEllen Vogt, and Deborah Short;

Overview

Enhance your History-Social Studies content instruction with the SIOP Model and transform the academic English and content area skills of your English learners.

Based on the best-selling resource, Making Content Comprehensible for English Learners: The SIOP Model by acclaimed authors Jana Echevarria, MaryEllen Vogt, and Deborah Short; teachers, coaches, and intervention teachers have access to research-based, SIOP-tested techniques for lessons specifically for the History-Social Studies classrooms. This highly anticipated book, The SIOP Model for Teaching History-Social Studies to English Learners addresses the issues faced in teaching history-social studies to English learners (ELs) at each grade-level. SIOP techniques and activities organized around the eight SIOP components guide educators in promoting academic language development along with comprehensible content.

Written for SIOP teachers and those who have learned the SIOP Model, this book includes proven, effective lessons and comprehensive units. In addition, this book provides ideas to adapt the techniques for students at different levels of English proficiency. This book is sure to become an indispensable resource for history-social studies educators of English learners.

  • Presents a systematic process for teaching both the academic content of history-social studies and its associated academic language to English learners.
  • Offers ideas and activities about teaching history-social studies and organizes activities by grade-bands–K-2, 3-5 (or 6), 6-8, and 9-12 and SIOP components.
  • Provides use-tomorrow ideas and activities for implementing the eight components of the SIOP Model in a history-social studies classroom.
  • Includes lesson plans and comprehensive units that illustrate how a particular activity can be effective for ALL students, not just English learners.
  • Create the ideal SIOP classroom with other resourcesfrom the SIOP Model Series: 99 Ideas and Activities for Teaching English Learners with the SIOP Model; Implementing the SIOP Model through Effective Coaching and Professional Development; The SIOP Model for Administrators; Making Content Comprehensible for Elementary English Learners; and Making Content Comprehensible for Secondary English Learners ; The SIOP Model for Teaching Math to English Learners; The SIOP Model for Teaching English - Language Arts to English Learners; and The SIOP Model for Teaching Science to English Learners (all published by Pearson)
  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780205627615
    Publisher:
    Pearson
    Publication date:
    08/13/2010
    Series:
    SIOP Series
    Pages:
    240
    Sales rank:
    714,863
    Product dimensions:
    8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.60(d)

    Table of Contents

    PREFACE AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

    CHAPTER 1: THE ACADEMIC LANGUAGE OF HISTORY AND SOCIAL STUDIES

    What is Academic Language?

    How Is Academic Language Manifested in Classroom Discourse?

    What is the Academic Language of Social Studies and History ?

    Why Do English Learners Have Difficulty with Academic Language?

    How Can We Effectively Teach Academic Language With the SIOP Model?

    Academic Vocabulary

    Oral Discourse

    Concluding Thoughts

    CHAPTER 2: ACTIVITIES AND TECHNIQUES FOR PLANNING SIOP HISTORY-SOCIAL STUDIES LESSONS: LESSON PREPARATION, BUILDING BACKGROUND, COMPREHENSIBLE INPUT, & STRATEGIES (BY JOHN SEIDLITZ, ROBIN LITEN-TEJADA, AND DEBORAH SHORT)

    John Michael’s Teaching Situation

    Introduction

    History and Social Studies Techniques and Activities

    Lesson Preparation

    Building Language Objectives from Content Objectives

    Differentiating Sentence Starters

    Building Background

    Concrete Personal Experiences

    Post a Connection

    Oh Yesterday! + Year

    Predict Definitions

    Vocabulary Scan

    Comprehensible Input

    Prop Box Improv

    Listen for Information

    Move It!

    Strategies

    Highlight Key Information in the Text

    Cut and Match Answers

    Expert/Novice

    Concluding Thoughts

    CHAPTER 3: ACTIVITIES AND TECHNIQUES FOR PLANNING SIOP HISTORY-SOCIAL STUDIES LESSONS: INTERACTION, PRACTICE & APPLICATION, LESSON DELIVERY, REVIEW & ASSESSMENT (BY ROBIN LITEN-TEJADA, JOHN SEIDLITZ, AND DEBORAH SHORT)

    Introduction

    Interaction

    Structured Conversations

    Learning Styles Debate

    You Are There

    Practice & Application

    Readers Theater

    Living Diorama

    Partner Listening Dictation

    Go Graphic — One Step Further

    Lesson Delivery

    Group Response with a White Board

    Chunk and Chew Review

    Stand Up/Sit Down

    Review & Assessment

    Oral Number 1-3 for Self-Assessment

    Writing Self-Assessment Rubrics

    Number Wheels

    Whip Around, Pass Option

    Numbered Heads Together with Movement

    Differentiated Tickets Out

    Concluding Thoughts

    Revisiting Mr. Michaels

    CHAPTER 4: SIOP HISTORY AND SOCIAL STUDIES UNIT DESIGN AND LESSON PLANNING

    Ms. Parry’s Vignette

    Introduction

    SIOP Unit Design

    SIOP Unit Planner 1

    SIOP Unit Planner 2

    SIOP Lesson Planning

    Technology in SIOP Lessons

    SIOP History — Social Studies Lesson Formats

    Concluding Thoughts

    CHAPTER 5: SIOP SOCIAL STUDIES UNIT, GRADES K-2 (BY ROBIN LITEN-TEJADA AND DEBORAH SHORT)

    Introduction

    Past and Present

    Lesson 1

    Lesson 2

    Lesson 3

    Lesson 4

    Lesson 5

    Lesson 6

    Concluding Thoughts

    CHAPTER 6: SIOP SOCIAL STUDIES UNIT, GRADES 3-5 (BY ROBIN LITEN-TEJADA AND DEBORAH SHORT)

    Introduction

    Where in the World Are You?

    Lesson 1

    Lesson 2

    Lesson 3

    Lesson 4

    Lesson 5

    Lesson 6

    Concluding Thoughts

    CHAPTER 7: SIOP U.S. HISTORY UNIT, GRADES 6-8 (BY JOHN SEIDLITZ AND DEBORAH SHORT)

    Introduction

    Causes of the American Revolution

    Lesson 1

    Lesson 2

    Lesson 3

    Lesson 4

    Concluding Thoughts

    CHAPTER 8: SIOP GLOBAL HISTORY UNIT, GRADES 9-12 (BY JOHN SEIDLITZ AND DEBORAH SHORT)

    Introduction

    Containing Communism After World War II

    Lesson 1

    Lesson 2

    Lesson 3

    Lesson 4

    Lesson 5

    Concluding Thoughts

    CHAPTER 9: PULLING IT ALL TOGETHER

    What We Have Learned

    What Our SIOP History and Social Studies Contributors Have Learned

    Final Thoughts

    APPENDIX A: COMPONENTS AND FEATURES OF THE SIOP MODEL

    APPENDIX B: EXAMPLES OF ACADEMIC LANGUAGE IN HISTORY AND SOCIAL STUDIES STANDARDS (K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12)

    APPENDIX C: BLACKLINE MASTERS FOR K-2, 3-5, 6-8, & 9-12 UNITS

    REFERENCES

    INDEX

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