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Inquiry wheel with language focus
In order to get students thinking about language and to make it relevant to their unit of inquiry, I decided to add a dimension to the inquiry wheel. At each point of the inquiry cycle, we added notes about what kind of language structures and vocabulary we...
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Learning journey- EAL in the PYP
I've decided to change the focus of this blog a little. As I am an EAL teacher in the PYP, I am always wondering about how to use inquiry as a way for students to develop their English. Learning language, learning through language and learning about languag...
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The Rabbit Problem- great book for EAL students
What I love about teaching grade 2 and 3 is how you can engage students at story time. Today I read a brilliant book with my students called The Rabbit Problem .  The book has few words and so the children are able to make lots of their own (unit -related) ...
The Rabbit Problem- great book for EAL students
The Rabbit Problem- great book for EAL students
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Developing a metalanguage
As Kindergarten EAL teacher, I notice
that in a Unit of Inquiry children may know and retain vocabulary, but need
explicit teaching in the language structures that go with the vocabulary. So
for example they might know the word ‘evaporation’ but they will u...
Developing a metalanguage
Developing a metalanguage
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Two way information gap activity for Humanities
Information gap activities are perfect for EAL students, as they allow students to use long stretches of language and
can be centered around subject or topic specific vocabulary and language
structures. They give students an opportunity to practise and stre...
Two way information gap activity for Humanities
Two way information gap activity for Humanities
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