Make sure that you visit our new virtual classroom by clicking on the resource link. Explore the learning environment and observe the lesson.
Based on what you have learned so far in this course and what you have observed during the lesson in our virtual classroom, write a reflective essay of 500-750 words in which you address instructional strategies for ELL classrooms.
How were the following five components integrated in the lesson that you observed?
1. Comprehensible input
2. Ongoing, specific, and immediate feedback
3. Grouping structures and techniques
4. Building background and vocabulary development
5. Student engagement
What methods and techniques should be utilized when teaching English language learners? What did you like about the lesson? Explain what could have been done differently.