Assignment due monday before 11:59 pm
Language Development Essay
English language learners have multiple factors that affect their English language acquisition and overall learning in a classroom, including their native language and culture.
Research two scholarly articles related to the role that language, culture, and diversity play in the learning process in the classroom.
In a 500-750 word essay:
- Summarize the articles.
- Explain the unique aspects of elementary students’ language development.
- Reflect upon the role that language, culture, and diversity will have in your future classroom.
- Reflect on how you would address diversity in your future classroom.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a rubric. Review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
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Connecting Teachers, Students, and Standards
Read “Connecting Teachers, Students, and Standards,” by Voltz, Sims, and Nelson, located on the ASCD website.
Teaching Diversity: A Place to Begin
Read, “Teaching Diversity: A Place to Begin,” by Gonzales-Mena and Pulido-Tobiassen, located on the Scholastic website.
Study of the Child: Theories of Development Series
View “Study of the Child: Theories of Development Series,” from Films on Demand.