Social skills, Kindergarten communication skills, able to work in groups, pre-taught concept of NASA
1. Students will communicate observations orally and with drawings. 2. Students will describe common events and objects in written and/or spoken words. 3. Students will ask and answer simple questions with simple methods.
LCD PROJECTOR, LIVE INTERNET, SHOCKWAVE OR JAVA ENABLED
Text of Learning Exercise:
Title: ELL Literacy with NASA: Amelia the Pigeon
Grade Level: Kindergarten
Objectives: 1. Students will communicate observations orally and with drawings. 2. Students will describe common events and objects in written and/or spoken words. 3. Students will ask and answer simple questions with simple methods.
CDE Language Arts: Vocabulary and Concept Development?1.18 Describe common objects and events in both general and specific language.
CDE Science: Scientific progress is made by asking meaningful questions and conducting careful investigations. Students will: 4e: Communicate observations orally and through drawings.
CDE-ELL Literacy Component: Listening and Speaking (Beginner) Answer simple questions with one to two word responses. Respond to simple directions and questions using physical actions and other means of non-verbal communication (e.g., matching objects, pointing to an answer, drawing pictures). Begin to speak with a few words or sentences,
using a few standard English grammatical forms and sounds (e.g., single words or phrases). Ask and answer questions using phrases or simple sentences. Retell stories by using appropriate gestures, expressions and illustrative objects.
Critical Tasks: (in any order) 1. Teacher needs to play the audio component of website. 2. Allow for one-on-one instruction. 3. Model good English and habits. 4. Teacher guided through website. 5. Possible parent involvement exercise. 6. Students can draw animals. 7. Teacher must model fluent reading of the text. 8. Use props to act out. 9. Pre-teach any vocabulary building possibility. 10. Practice own and student ORAL delivery of content.
Assessment: Informally through observation and formally through the rubric building website located at http://rubistar.4teachers.org/index.php .