PRIMARY ORAL - SPEAKING ELEMENT

Use language strategically to communicate for a variety of purposes

SPEAKING DESCRIPTOR – STEP 4
Begin to self-correct simple grammatical errors
STRUCTURES THAT SUPPORT THIS PRACTICE
  • Modelling appropriate behaviours and speech for self-correction
  • Scaffold grammatical structures with visual supports
  • Provide multiple opportunities for oral discussion
  • Focus on correctly using simple grammar structures in oral discussions
  • Strategic pairing/grouping
  • Gradual release of responsibility
  • 100 minute Literacy block
  • 3 part lessons
  • Highly visual classroom environment
  • 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
  • Accountable talk
  • Begin to focus on increasingly correct and precise language
TOOLS
VIDEO CLIPS
POLICY DOCUMENT CONNECTIONS
Supporting English Language Learners Practical Guide Grades 1-8 (2008) p.57

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

Growing Success pp.76-78