In this paper, you will be considering the backgrounds of your students, how to include comprehensible input, and ideas for integrating technology into your lesson to increase language learning and acquisition for your students. After reading and watching the material in Week 1, respond to these ideas using the Word chartPreview the document that you can download from your online classroom. Submit this chart, along with a title and reference page, to Waypoint.
My Action for
[insert grade level context]
Brief connection to research or course content
Summarize the ideas you have for comprehensible input based on the proficiency of your students.
Explain which aspects of language are the greatest priority to support ELLs in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in your classroom.
Describe how you will use technology to support your ELLs’ language during lessons.
List three pieces of technology (outside of what was introduced this Week) that can be used to support ELLs in your classroom.
The Beginning to Plan Paper
Must be two to three double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center’s APA Style (Links to an external site.)
Must include a separate title page with the following:
Title of paper
Course name and number
For further assistance with the formatting and the title page, refer to APA Formatting for Word 2013 (Links to an external site.).
Must utilize academic voice. See the Academic Voice (Links to an external site.) resource for additional guidance.
Must include an introduction and conclusion paragraph. Your introduction paragraph needs to end with a clear thesis statement that indicates the purpose of your paper.
For assistance on writing Introductions & Conclusions (Links to an external site.) as well as Writing a Thesis Statement (Links to an external site.), refer to the Ashford Writing Center resources.
Must use at least one scholarly and/or credible source in addition to the course text.
The Scholarly, Peer Reviewed, and Other Credible Sources (Links to an external site.) table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. If you have questions about whether a specific source is appropriate for this assignment, please contact your instructor. Your instructor has the final say about the appropriateness of a specific source for a particular assignment.
Must document any information used from sources in APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center’s Citing Within Your Paper (Links to an external site.)
Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. See the Formatting Your References List (Links to an external site.) resource in the Ashford Writing Center for specifications.