Grand Canyon University: ESL 433N: Advanced Methodologies of Structured English Immersion
March 16, 2014
SIOP Lesson Plan
Date: 3/13/14 Grade/Class/Subject: 4th Grade/English/Language Arts/Writing
Unit/Theme: Research Strategies for ELL learners
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
a. Introduce a topic clearly and group related information in paragraphs and sections; include formatting (e.g., headings), illustrations, and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
b. Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, …show more content…
This book is filled with fun and interesting facts on animal’s different teeth. The book will be read in its entirety engaging students and creating interest.
Learning objectives will be introduced using chart paper.
1. I can gather important information related to my topic.
2. I can teach my partner how to find facts related to the chosen topic.
3. I can write my own informative book
Teacher will display a premade chart that describes what nonfiction is. Read the definition aloud as students track with their eyes. Create a new chart and list nonfiction characteristics that can be found in a book and discuss their purpose. Look through nonfiction books to see specific examples of the nonfiction characteristics. Inform students that we will now go back and review the book “What If You Had Animal Teeth” and we will consider what facts we are given. Go to the first page, read the sentence and ask students to do a think/pair/share. Think: What facts are given? Discuss with your group. Prompt students to share out with the whole class. Continue with each page. Tell students that they get to practice finding more facts by reading other nonfiction animal books. Give students a list of nonfiction books to …show more content…
This lesson encompasses instructional strategies used to accommodate ELLs throughout class instruction. The Arizona State Standards used to support the components of the SIOP model can also be recognized in this lesson. Addressed in the SIOP lesson is the students’ ability to show awareness and understanding of non-fictional works, their ability to recognize the relationship between fiction and non-fiction, and their ability to recognize differences in the structure and components of non-fiction work by clarifying what nonfiction works are, as well as them capably using specific actions, emotions, or conditions that are basic to specific content (Center for Applied Linguistics, 2013). This lesson includes different instructional practices used with the students including partnering up and whole group discussion. These strategies were utilized to gain a clear and confident understanding of non-fictional structures of