Access to the H-SS Curriculum for English Learners: It’s Not Really That Complicated!. Angela Dorough History-Social Science Coordinator San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools. Outcomes:. Engage in key strategies designed to help English Learners succeed.
History-Social Science Coordinator
San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools
What is happening at your site/district in terms of providing English Learners the opportunity to develop their skills in the four language domains?
Vocabulary instruction research from Kinsella,
Marzano, and Scarcella has lead me to the
We need to be strategic about vocabulary
instruction for our English Learners. What do I
mean by this?
Be selective in the words that are the focus of
your instruction. Go back to the standard to
“test” your selections.
Teachers to model correct use of new vocabulary.
Based on the book:
Making Content Comprehensible for
by Echevarria, Vogt, and Short
What is SIOP?
The 8 Components:
11.7.4 Analyze Roosevelt’s foreign policy during World War II (e.g., Four Freedoms speech).
Locate packet behind third tab in binder: “Freedom by the Fireside”
Date: January 6, 1941
11 months before Japanese attack on
Pearl Harbor. WWII had begun in 1939.
The radio was a main source of news,
entertainment, and other communication
at this time
Freedom of Speech
Why did Roosevelt pick the specific freedoms to speak about in his speech based on your knowledge of what was happening during WWII at this time?
Roosevelt was addressing human rights all over the world because . . .
His four freedoms relate to human needs because . . .
What would you do if you had to
teach the following to EL students?
8.10.4-Discuss Abraham Lincoln's presidency and his significant writings and speeches and their relationship to the Declaration of Independence, such as his "House Divided" speech (1858), Gettysburg Address (1863, Emancipation Proclamation (1863), and inaugural addresses (1861 and 1865).
How would you develop vocabulary, build
background knowledge, give opportunities in the
four language domains and provide support?