SENIOR ORAL - SPEAKING ELEMENT
Use language strategically to communicate for a variety of purposes.
SPEAKING DESCRIPTOR – STEP 3
Ask follow-up questions to seek additional information.
STRUCTURES THAT SUPPORT THIS PRACTICE
  • Teacher make connections between first and second language where possible
  • Gradual release of responsibility
  • Accountable talk
  • Think alouds
  • 3 part lessons
  • Highly visual classroom environment (posters, pictures, L1)
  • Flexible groupings
  • Multiple opportunities with texts
  • Learning goals/success criteria have visual components
  • Descriptive and timely feedback structures to support for and as learning
  • Sensory support for every lesson
TOOLS

VIDEO CLIPS
POLICY DOCUMENT CONNECTIONS
Ontario Curriculum Grades 9-12 English as a Second Language English Literacy Development Revised 2007

Many Roots, Many Voices: Supporting English Language Learners in all classrooms (2005)

Growing Success pp.76-78