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Colette Monod

ELL
SIOP
http://www.everythingesl.net/inservices/using_siop_model_08621.php.php
SIOP: Making Content Comprehensible for ELLs
The Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol( SIOP) was developed to make
content material comprehensible to English Language Learners.
Teachers clearly define:
- Content objectives
- Language objectives
- Concepts must be developmentally appropriate
- Supplementary materials must be used, “ manipulatives
- Content adapted to ELL’s needs; pictures, charts, study guides, phighlighted
text
- Meaningful activities integrate lesson concepts w/ language practicing
opportunities for listening speaking reading and writing.
Building Background
- appropriate speech
- step-by-step explination
- variety of techniques
Strategies
-provide ample opportunities for interaction about lesson concepts which
encourage higher level thinking ZPD
- grouping which supports language and content objectives ,, cooperating groups,
buddies, pairs
-ample wait time for response
- opportunities for clarification in native language if possible
Application
- hands-on materials or manipulatives for student practice
- activities for students to apply content and language knowledge in classroom
- activities that intergrate all language skills : listening , speaking reading, and
writing
Lesson delivery
- content objectives supported by lesson delivery
- language objective supported by lesson delivery
- students engaged 90% to 100% if the period
- Pacing of the lesson appropriate to students’ ability level

http://www.cal.org/siop/about/
The sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol(SIOP) model is a research0based and
validated instructional model that has proven effective in addressing the academic needs
of English learners throughout the United States
SIOP model consists of 8 interrelated components:
- Lesson Preparation
- Building Background
- Comprehensible Input
- Strategies
- Interaction
- Practice/ Application
- Lesson Delivery
- Review & Assessment
http://ellandsiopresources.weebly.com/siop-lesson-planning-and-preparationresources.html

Switzerland
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Switzerland is a mountainous Central European country, home
to numerous lakes, villages and the high peaks of the Alps.
Old Towns within its cities contain medieval landmarks like
capital Bern’s Zytglogge clock tower and Cathedral of Bern.
The country is also a destination for its ski resorts and hiking
trails. Banking and finance are key industries, and Swiss
watches and chocolate are renowned.
Small but well known country
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