Why Is The Siop Model Effective

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Effective teachers who used the SIOP Model in their lesson plan become an expert in linking language and content in their instruction and expand their quality to accommodate different levels of proficiency in their classrooms. To provide support to ELLs and mainstream students teachers must use all of the components of scaffold content and language instruction in their lesson plans. The difference between teaching ELLs and mainstream students is the level of proficiency and approach of students, to help narrow the achievement gap between ELLs and mainstream students ESL teachers must write clearly define language objectives and share it with the students at the beginning of every lesson, model academic language in the target language…show more content…
For example, for early pre-production of the language: I can ask questions of my students that they can answer by pointing at pictures in the book, speak slowly and use shorter words using the correct English phrasing, I can model language by saying and showing the meaning. Early Production: Ask questions that my students can answer with one or two words, add more opportunities for students to produce simple language, avoid the use of excessive correction and model phrases to the students and have them repeats it add modifications. Speech Emergence: Ask questions using "why" and "how" that students can answer with short sentences, introduce new vocabulary and model it in a sentence to student, good teachers provide visuals that connect to students background knowledge as many is possible and graphs and charts should be use and introduce because it help for easily understood of information. Intermediate Fluency: Ask questions such as What would happen if … and Why do you think …, when adding new academic key vocabulary for identification model it to students then, later ask students to produce the language during the class activities, teachers must create assessments that give students the opportunity to present in English after…show more content…
All these strategies gives all students an equal opportunity to practice English, participation and involvement. ELLs students when it’s time to read or participate in class they may be reluctant to speak because of their lack of proficiency in English or feel uncomfortable in an environment where they have to share their ideas. ESL teachers must provide a positive and supportive environment that offers significant influence on student comfort level, success and participation that requiring ELLs to use the language in front of class without force them
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