Adapted from the widely used Making Content Comprehensible for English Learners: The SIOP Model
, this new publication opens with an introductory chapter that provides an overview of issues in the education of English learners. Each chapter that follows discusses one research-based component of the SIOP Model of instruction and gives explicit guidance on how to implement the component in elementary classrooms. Each chapter also includes vignettes of 3 teachers implementing the SIOP Model to varying degrees.
Readers have the opportunity to analyze the instruction and rate the lessons. The authors provide their own analysis and discussion of each lesson as well. The text addresses struggling readers and students with learning disabilities and provides guidance for use of the observation protocol. The protocol forms are provided in an Appendix as are lesson plan templates. 2013. (368 pp)
This publication is the 2nd edition of the elementary version of the original Making Content Comprehensible.
Also available, the SIOP Starter Package - Elementary.