RE 5040 Fall 2011
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Nakita Carson
Re: Background Knowledge
Tue Dec 6, 2011 19:32

My question is with your ESL/ELL/LEP students does it make it more challenging to get to their background knowledge? Not that they don't have the experience to pull from but I imagine the language barrier would make it hard for them to express.

  • Background Knowledge - atkinssh, Thu Dec 1 20:44
    Great job on your research! I like that you gave the opportunity for your students to activate their prior knowledge before reading each story. With children who are from so many different... more
    • Re: Background Knowledge - Nakita Carson, Tue Dec 6 19:32
      • Re: Background Knowledge - Ruth Ann Timmons, Sun Dec 11 10:30
        Nakita, you bring up a great point. These ESL/ELL/LEP, like all children, I'm sure have prior knowledge and wonderful personal experiences, much different from there American classmates, they could... more
    • RE: - Rachel Hicks, Sun Dec 4 12:56
      5 of my students received ESL services. 1 student was pulled everyday for 45 minutes during our math block to help him master the math curriculum. Another student is pulled everyday for 45 minutes... more
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RE 5040 Fall 2011