WRITING SUPPORT FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS

(8 Hours) Learn the importance of writing practice for English Language Learners (ELLs) and six specific strategies and methods you can incorporate into your lessons, regardless of content area, to improve the literacy and writing skills of your ELLs.

COURSE DETAILS:
  • Price: $25

  • Credit Type: Professional Development

  • Credits: 8 PD Hours

  • 20 High-Quality Resources Provided With The Course

CONTENT AREAS:

  • ELA, Reading/Writing
  • English Language Learners
  • Teaching Strategies
  • Lesson & Curriculum Planning
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Course Objectives:

What You Will Learn
  • About the struggle ELL students have in different content areas, and how writing plays a role in all content areas.

  • Six simple strategies that can support the writing skills of ELLs across all content areas.

  • How to best monitor the progress of your ELLs.

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What You Will Learn:

Course Sections

This course will explain the importance of writing practice for English Language Learners and provide strategies and methods you can incorporate throughout lessons and across content areas. You will learn 6 methods to supporting writing specific to improving literacy in English Language Learners and will plan for how to implement those strategies into your existing lesson plans. You will also learn how to monitor the progress of your ELLs to make sure they are improving their writing skills.

In This Course You Will Learn:

  • About the struggle ELL students have in different content areas, and how writing plays a role in all content areas.
  • Six simple strategies that can support the writing skills of ELLs across all content and subject areas.
  • How to best monitor the progress of your ELLs.
  • Strategies such as buddy writing, daily writing, and interactive writing as great ways to improve the writing fluency and confidence of ELLs.
  • How exposing students to quality mentor texts and providing them with sentence stems or frames are excellent ways to scaffold the process of writing.
  • Vocabulary development as a critical part of literacy development for ELLs.
  • The importance of monitoring the progress of your ELLs and three strategies for monitoring progress.

Course Guiding Question:

Course Guiding Questions

Regardless of my content area, what kind of writing support can I provide to my ELL students?

Great course for supporting ELLs!

I am currently working on renewing my teaching certification with plans to teach 2nd grade next year. This course gave me a good overview of strategies for incorporating writing instruction into all content areas within my classroom. I will definitely use what I learned in my classroom next year!

-Elementary Teacher

Professional Development Credits:

Credits

At the conclusion of the course, you will receive a certificate for 8 Professional Development Hours (Clock Hours, CPEs).

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This course is Pre-Approved in the following states for License Renewal and Continuing education:

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  • New York CTLE’s – NYSED-Approved
  • Pennsylvania DOE – ACT 48-Approved
  • Montana Office of Public Instruction (OPI) – Approved
  • Nevada Clock Hours
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Course Sections

Topics Covered and General Course Outline

Section 1 – ELL Proficiency Levels

  • About the struggle ELL students have in different content areas, and how writing plays a role in all content areas.
  • Six simple strategies that can support the writing skills of ELLs across all content areas.
  • How to best monitor the progress of your ELLs.

Section 2 – Support Strategies

  • That strategies such as buddy writing, daily writing, and interactive writing are great ways to improve the writing fluency and confidence of ELLs.
  • How exposing students to quality mentor texts and providing them with sentence stems or frames are excellent ways to scaffold the process of writing.
  • That vocabulary development is a critical part of literacy development for ELLs.

Section 3 – Monitoring Progress

  • The importance of monitoring the progress of your ELLs.
  • Three strategies for monitoring progress.
Professional Development Course Resources

Helpful Resources & Templates Included With the Course
The course comes with 20 templates, tools, and graphic organizers ready to be used in your classroom!
These Include:

  • Proficiency Levels of English Language Learners
  • Teacher Reflection on ELL Support
  • Teacher Reflection on ELL Support-SAMPLE
  • Important Tips for Pairing Students for Buddy Writing
  • Interactive Writing Reference Guide
  • Daily Writing Reference Guide
  • Mentor Text Reference Guide
  • Sentence Stem and Frame Reference Guide
  • Vocabulary Building Templates
  • Choosing a Support Strategy Matrix
  • Can Do Checklists
  • Student Reflection Templates
  • Progress Monitoring Strategies Reference Guide
  • ELL Progress Monitoring Tracker
  • ELL Progress Monitoring Tracker-SAMPLE
  • Adding ELL Support Lesson Plan Template
  • Adding ELL Support Lesson Plan Template-SAMPLE
  • Effectiveness Rubric
  • Implementation Observation Checklist
  • Implementation Observation Checklist-SAMPLE
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