ELL and LEP. LEP growth in our nation. Terms and Definitions. ELL (English Language Learner): A student who is the process of acquiring the English language and whose first language is not English. LEP (Limited English Proficient): Another term for an English Language Learner student.
The Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP) Model is a research-based and validated instructional model that has proven effective in addressing the academic needs of English learners throughout the United States.
The SIOP Model consists of eight interrelated components:
Using instructional strategies connected to each of these components, teachers are able to design and deliver lessons that address the academic and linguistic needs of English learners.
The sites below have free templates for note taking, making connections between content, etc, that you can modify, download, and print.
Templates include: Compare/Contrast, K/W/L Charts, Concept Maps, and others.