There’s also a pretty good discussion in the comments section if you follow this link…
From Hollie Link’s ESL blog! Click the link below!
Culture and Content-based Training Slides.
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Great resources from the Virginia DOE on the WIDA ELP Standards. From http://www.doe.virginia.gov/instruction/esl/standards_resources/#. I tried to embed the videos as in the post, but the links are posted through a different player software. They’re definitely worth it though.
WIDA ELP Standards Instructional Videos
Virginia educators demonstrate activities for teaching the WIDA ELP standards. The Model Performance Indicators (MPIs) selected for these videos, though not comprehensive, represent key language functions repeated throughout the WIDA ELP Standards. These videos link to Flash files which require the Adobe Flash Player plug-in. Download the free player.
- Video: Introduction to the WIDA ELP standards
VDOE education specialist Megan Moore introduces the five WIDA ELP standards. Before viewing the video, it is recommended that the WIDA ELP standards be downloaded.
- Video: WIDA ELP Standard Number 1 – Social and Instructional Language
Natalie Fullerton, a middle school ESOL teacher in Fairfax County, demonstrates teaching the “classify” language function through social and instructional language. Social and Instructional Language Handout: Vocabulary (PDF)
- Video: WIDA ELP Standard Number 2 – The Language of Language Arts
Eric Blomquist, a middle school ESOL teacher in Fairfax County, demonstrates teaching the “sequencing” function through the language of language arts.
- Video: WIDA ELP Standard Number 3 – The Language of Mathematics
Sharon Hoffert, a high school mathematics teacher in Chesterfield County, demonstrates teaching the “create and change” function through the language of mathematics. Mathematics Handout: Graph Translation (PDF)
- Video: WIDA ELP Standard Number 4 – The Language of Science
Donna O’Neill, a middle school ESOL teacher in Fairfax County, demonstrates teaching the “record” function through the language of science. Science Handout: Compare Powders (PDF)
- Video: WIDA ELP Standard Number 5 – The Language of Social Studies
Robin Liten-Tejada, ESOL/HILT secondary specialist in Arlington County, demonstrates teaching the “compare and contrast” function through the language of social studies.