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Report
Shining Star
Intro
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B
C
From Beginning to Advanced Level
BICS
CALP
Shining Authors
Anna Uhl Chamot
Developer of the Cognitive Academic Language Learning
Approach (CALLA)
Jann Huizenga
Teacher-Trainer
Pam Hartmann
Reading Specialist
Academic Needs of English
Language Learners
• Develop academic vocabulary
• Read to acquire new information
• Understand information presented
orally
• Participate in classroom discussions
• Write to communicate their knowledge
and ideas
Significant Features
• Accelerate Students to Grade Level
– Solid Background in BICs
– Develops CALP quickly
– Integrates Listening/Reading and Speaking/Writing
into ALL lessons
– Emphasizes academic achievement in the scope
and sequence of instruction
– Balances Literature and Content
• Ease-of-Use
– Thematic Organization
– Consistent Teaching Format
– Teacher Support
Newcomers
BICS
SCHOOL
HOME
COMMUNITY
From Beginning to Advanced Level
BICS
CALP
INTRODUCTION
UNIT
BIC
S
Journeys
UNIT
Hidden Forces
UNIT
Play Ball!
UNIT
Family Ties
UNIT
THEMATIC
ORGANIZATION
2 READINGS
PER UNIT
The Power of Words
UNIT
Exploring the Senses
UNIT
The World of Plants
UNIT
CALP
Getting Started
Wings
SIX UNITS
THEMATIC
ORGANIZATION
4 READINGS PER UNIT
CALLA MODEL
Cognitive Academic Language Learning Approach
Ease of Use
The clean, simple layout of the Teacher’s Edition
makes it easy to work within the SIOP model
S.I.O.P. Model
Shining Star Lesson Plan
Preparation
Unit Objectives
Building Background
How About You?
Comprehensible Input
Model the Strategy
Strategies
Scaffolding
Interaction
Reading Summaries
Practice/Application
Putting It All Together
Lesson Delivery
Reaching All Students
Review/Assessment
Check Your Knowledge
Level B
CONTENT – SCIENCE – ECOSYSTEMS: The
Systems of Nature
POETRY – THE BAT by Theodore Roethke
POETRY – THE SNAKE by Emily Dickenson
NOVEL – (EXERPT FROM) MY SIDE OF THE
MOUNTAIN by Jean Craighead George
Level B
26 PAGES OF
SUPPORT
• Vocabulary
• Word Analysis
• Reading Skills
• Reader’s Companion
• Grammar, Mechanics
and Usage
• Writing Skills
• Spelling
• Diagnostic Test
• Comprehensive Exams
• Selection Assessment
• Skills Assessment
• Portfolio Suggestions
• Test Preparation
• Rubrics for Evaluation
…AND THE
TESTS ARE
PROSCRIPTIVE
Components
Student Book
Teacher’s Edition
Workbook
Literature Library
Resources for Teachers
Resources for Students
Transparencies
Audio Cassettes and CDs
Focus and Connect Video
CD-ROM
Assessment Program
ExamView ® Pro Test Generator
Shining Star

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