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Literacy Numeracy Secretariat/ Self Identification Project Oral Language Project. Larry Hope Jack McMaster Jeannie McMaster. The Project. a research project to develop and evaluate strategies and approaches to oral language assessment and instruction

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literacy numeracy secretariat self identification project oral language project

Literacy Numeracy Secretariat/ Self Identification ProjectOral Language Project

Larry Hope

Jack McMasterJeannie McMaster

the project
The Project
  • a research project to develop and evaluate strategies and approaches to oral language assessment and instruction
  • aim to assist the language development of all students and help close the achievement gap between Aboriginal and non Aboriginal JK, SK(2007 -2008) and Grade 1 students (2009)
why oral language
Why Oral Language?
  • Many students commence school with low levels of oral language
  • Because it provides the foundation of reading and writing, it is vital that teachers give close attention to oral language and adjust their instructional language and teaching approaches to get all students to high levels
measuring oral language
Measuring Oral Language
  • Oral Language Assessment – short screening test, consisting of 15 sentences, comprising three sets of five sentence types. A student receives a score of ‘1’ for every sentence repeated correctly. The possible range of total scores is thus from 0-15.

Distribution of OLA Total Scores by Grade: SIP, September 2008

key findings 2007 2008
Key Findings 2007 - 2008
  • Aboriginal students generally progressed at the same rate as their Non-Aboriginal peers, although from a much lower starting point.
  • At the end of the year, the profile of SK Aboriginal students was virtually indistinguishable from that for JK Non-Aboriginal students.
where to next
Where to next?
  • To go deeper in bringing about change in our Oral Language instruction – to take the strategies into grade 2 and then grade 3
  • To build internal capacity within the participating NOEL boards so that the improvements become self-sustaining
  • To build lateral capacity that would enable the understandings and practices developed to be implemented across the province.