The assignment components:
a) Write an essay on instructional strategies for ELL classrooms.
b) Research a minimum of five sources beyond the course textbooks. The Krashen resource above is an index of the book where you might consider using a few chapters as a source.
c) In your essay, demonstrate your knowledge of methods and techniques of second language teaching for various age and language groups. Develop the essay using the following components:
i) Comprehensible input.
ii) On-going, specific, and immediate feedback.
iii) Grouping structures and techniques.
iv) Building background and vocabulary development.
v) Student engagement.
d) Use standard essay format in APA style, including an introduction, conclusion, and title page. An abstract is required. Cite in-text and in the References section.
5 Internet resources are cited in-text and on a references page in an APA formatted model essay which discusses instructional strategies in the ELL classroom: comprehensible input, feedback, grouping, vocabulary and engagement.