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Making Content Comprehensible for Elementary English Learners: The SIOP Model
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Making Content Comprehensible for Elementary English Learners: The SIOP Model, with Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card Package
A comprehensive discussion of the current educational context and the pressing educational needs of English learners ensure teachers are up to date on the needs of students in today’s classrooms. (Ch. 1)
Each of the SIOP’s 8 components are thoroughly presented in Chapters 2-9. Details include a section on theoretical background and current research, targeted teaching techniques and suggestions for differentiation, teaching vignettes set in elementary classrooms illustrating each component an making SIOP come to life for readers, and opportunities for readers to rate lessons using the SIOP protocol and compare their ratings with those of the authors.
NEW! Specific examples show how SIOP applies to the Common Core and other state standards, as well as new educational forms such as ESSA.
Revised Teaching Scenarios lessons reflect Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and Common Core standards for elementary students, demonstrating the compatibility of SIOP with current academic state standards.
Included in the new edition are:
A discussion of issues around English learners with reading problems and/or learning disabilities. (Ch. 10)
Suggestions for scoring and interpreting the SIOP protocol. (Ch. 11)
Ideas and recommendations for how to implement SIOP effectively in elementary schools. (Ch. 12)
NEW! Teaching with Technology vignettes describe how to infuse technology into many different SIOP lessons. (Ch. 2-9)
NEW! A SIOP lesson plan template and sample lesson plan help students take the concepts into their own classrooms.
NEW! A user-friendly approach to writing language objectives gives teachers clear guidance and sentence frames for identifying and writing language objectives in their lesson plans. (Ch. 2)
NEW! Expanded discussion on issues related to the formal and informal assessment of English learners provides an understanding of effective assessment, a critical issue for English learners. (Ch. 9)
NEW! A revised, comprehensive section on English learners and special education provides information on this critical issue. (Ch. 10)
NEW! Information on using non-numeric scores for rating SIOP lessons provides an alternative to giving quantitative feedback for teachers using the SIOP protocol. (Ch. 11)
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