The Role Of State Standards On The Classroom

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The role of state standards is to guides all teachers, all schools, and all publishers to the right content material for each core subject that state deems important. The purpose of standards tells educators what a student should know and what students should be able to do. 2. Discuss the statement at the beginning of the chapter about Sheltered Instruction strategies “…these strategies are not ‘remedial’ in nature and do not dilute’ or ‘water down’ instruction. What is the importance of this statement for all teachers? What is the importance of this statement for English Language Learners? The statement at the beginning of the chapter about Sheltered Instruction strategies implies the importance that teacher teach ELL learners the same grade level academic content of their peers. The modifications a teacher may use to ensure ELL students understanding does not take away from the value of the standards being met by using academic content. Beyond the teacher’s instruction, the ELL student’s benefits from instruction that is not remedial, diluted, or watered down in any way. Research has proven that ELL students learn more vocabulary and become proficient in English faster when exposed to grade level academic content. 3. What is meant by the term “contextualize,” and what is the significance of this for English Language Learners? The term contextualizes in chapter seven refers to other forms of communication beside oral, such as a group of words or a video. Contextualize
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