EAL Teach Meet 14.7.14 - Harris Academy Morden

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EAL Teach Meet
14.7.14
Inclusive planning for new to English EAL
Learners in mainstream classes
= young people who are learning your subject and
developing fluency in English
Powerpoint, linked resources and additional resources available via Dropbox
Diane Leedham : English, Literacy and EAL Consultant
@dileed
[email protected] or [email protected]
Key principles for supporting English
language development
Repetition
Interaction
Visuals
Fun
Language
focus
Inclusive post it planning
Post it 1 : Pre Teach key words and concepts
What are similar words?
Picture / icon to show
word
First sound
(similar meaning or sound)
Include collocations and
idioms
End sounds
Where do you
hear it? (subject
lesson, book, newspaper,
TV etc):
Word:
Break into syllables (how
many beats)
What type of
word is it? (noun,
Put the word in a
sentence:
What does the word mean? Describe:
verb, adjective):
Word map
Include collocations and idioms
Eg on cloud nine
Main lesson: Make the learning challenging by making it concrete
eg sorting and
categorising
information with
visual support
eg Matching
words to
pictures
eg Analysing
a poem by
Shakespeare
Post it 2 : use key visuals and graphic organisers
alongside
key words/phrases
•to convey information and ideas
•to support pupils to demonstrate thinking and ideas
Post it 3. Encourage collaboration and interaction
http://www.collaborativelearning.org
Sequence and sort key visuals and information cards
Information gap and zone of relevance
Irrelevant info
For further
research and
discussion
Information identified
which is not relevant
4
3
Potentially relevant points
Info which relates to the question
but isn’t crucial
2
Zone of
Relevance
This material will
be used in the
answer.
1
Post it 4. Provide very structured support for writing
Guided copying precedes independent writing. Use of L1 often useful
Vocabulary builders
Wordsearch
Top and Tail
Word cross
Picture match
Sentence builders
Top and Tail
Gap Fill
Substitution table
Jigsaw sequence
Text builders
Gap Fill
Writing frame
Sentence starters
Word bank
Jigsaw sequence
Post it 5. Support dialogue about learning with key visuals
Develop a consistent language but be alert for cultural differences!
Traffic Lights
Thumbs up/Thumbs down
Emoticons
Light bulbs and barriers
Brilliant resources
Alice Washbourne
Norah McWilliam
http://www.collaborativelearning.org
Michael Swan
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Diane Leedham : English, Literacy and EAL Consultant
@dileed
[email protected] or [email protected]

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