ESL/LEP Module
SUNY Cortland

Content Areas

Activity #1 - Science

Ok, Science preservice teachers, you are here. Peruse the articles; select one of interest to you.  Outline this article and prepare a five to ten minute oral presentation on it for your class.  Develop discussion questions to accompany your presentation and then lead the discussion.

Air Has Pressure Because It Weighs Something
From Help! They Don't Speak English Starter Kit, pp. 64-65

Teaching Science Effectively To Limited English Proficient Students
Francis X. Sutman, Ana Cha Guzman, Wendy Schwartz

Preparing Secondary Education Teachers to Work with English Language Learners: SCIENCE
Kris Anstrom, with contributions from Sharon Lynch

Learning Science and English: How School Reform Advances Scientific Learning For Limited English Proficient Middle School Students
Catherine Minicucci

Teaching science to your ELL/ESL learners: Breaking the language barriers
Tobey Bassoff

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Jean W. LeLoup
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