Kindergarten Mixed SEI Classroom

Class Demographics The unit on the seasons was taught to a Kindergarten Mixed SEI classroom. The class has 10 designated ELL students that are all Pre-Emergent in proficiency. The other 10 students in the class are native English speakers. The class is designated through the state of Arizona as Mixed SEI to aid the ELL students in developing their English proficiency.
Lesson One
Lesson one was an introduction to the season of the year. The TESOL goal for this lesson was Goal 2, Standard 2; to use English to achieve academically in all content areas: Students will use English to obtain, process, construct, and provide subject matter information in spoken and written form. Lesson one was taught through the use of class discussion and video.
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The TESOL goal for this lesson was Goal 2, Standard 2; to use English to achieve academically in all content areas: Students will use English to obtain, process, construct, and provide subject matter information in spoken and written form. This lesson began with a class discussion. The class talked about what they knew about spring. The teacher filled out the “what we know” and “what we want to know” portions of the class KWL chart. The class then moved on to listening to a story about spring. To reinforce what the class had just read students then watched another Brain Pop Jr. video; this time on spring. The lesson concluded with the class completing the “what we learned” portion of the whole group KWL chart. The lesson modifications for this lesson could have consisted of more writing practice for the students. The students could have filled out their own KWL chart using pictures and …show more content…
The TESOL goal for this lesson was Goal 2, Standard 2; to use English to achieve academically in all content areas: Students will use English to obtain, process, construct, and provide subject matter information in spoken and written form. This lesson was conducted in much the same manner as lesson three. The students reviewed the class KWL chart and watched the Brain Pop Jr. video on summer. The students then complete the eight summer vocabulary words in their student dictionaries one word at a time; to focus on their drawing and the meaning of the word. After the lesson was completed the students played a game based on Kagan strategies. The teacher designated two corners to use as answers. The teacher then asked questions with two options for answers. The students went to the corner that represented the answer they selected for the question. When students answered incorrectly the teacher talked over the question with them. This helped check for student understanding of terms. This game was the modification used for this lesson. This modification was added after observing students understanding in previous

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