The SIOP Model for Teaching History-Social Studies to English Learners

Paperback | July 18, 2010

byDeborah J. Short, MaryEllen J. Vogt, Jana J. Echevarria

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Enhance your History-Social Studies content instruction with the SIOP Model and transform the academic English and content area skills of your English learners.

 

Based on the best-selling resource, Making Content Comprehensible for English Learners: The SIOP Model by acclaimed authors Jana Echevarria, MaryEllen Vogt, and Deborah Short; teachers, coaches, and intervention teachers have access to research-based, SIOP-tested techniques for lessons specifically for the History-Social Studies classrooms. This highly anticipated book, The SIOP Model for Teaching History-Social Studies to English Learners addresses the issues faced in teaching history-social studies to English learners (ELs) at each grade-level. SIOP techniques and activities organized around the eight SIOP components guide educators in promoting academic language development along with comprehensible content.

 

Written for SIOP teachers and those who have learned the SIOP Model, this book includes proven, effective lessons and comprehensive units. In addition, this book provides ideas to adapt the techniques for students at different levels of English proficiency. This book is sure to become an indispensable resource for history-social studies educators of English learners.

 

  • Presents a systematic process for teaching both the academic content of history-social studies and its associated academic language to English learners.
  • Offers ideas and activities about teaching history-social studies and organizes activities by grade-bands–K-2, 3-5 (or 6), 6-8, and 9-12 and SIOP components.
  • Provides use-tomorrow ideas and activities for implementing the eight components of the SIOP Model in a history-social studies classroom.
  • Includes lesson plans and comprehensive units that illustrate how a particular activity can be effective for ALL students, not just English learners.
  • Create the ideal SIOP classroom with other resourcesfrom the SIOP Model Series: 99 Ideas and Activities for Teaching English Learners with the SIOP ModelImplementing the SIOP Model through Effective Coaching and Professional Development; The SIOP Model for Administrators; Making Content Comprehensible for Elementary English Learners; and Making Content Comprehensible for Secondary English Learners ; The SIOP Model for Teaching Math to English Learners; The SIOP Model for Teaching English - Language Arts to English Learners; and The SIOP Model for Teaching Science to English Learners (all published by Pearson)
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    Enhance your History-Social Studies content instruction with the SIOP Model and transform the academic English and content area skills of your English learners.   Based on the best-selling resource, Making Content Comprehensible for English Learners: The SIOP Model by acclaimed authors Jana Echevarria, MaryEllen Vogt, and Deborah S...

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    Deborah Short, MaryEllen Vogt, and Jana Echevarría The SIOP Model for Teaching History-Social Studies to English Learners     Based on the best-selling resource Making Content Comprehensible for English Learners: The SIOP® Model by acclaimed authors Jana Echevarría, MaryEllen Vogt, and Deborah Short, K-12 history-s...

    Deborah J. Short is a professional development consultant and a senior research associate at the Center for Applied Linguistics in Washington, DC. She co-developed the SIOP® Model for sheltered instruction and has directed national research studies on English language learn-ers funded by the Carnegie Corporation, the Rockefeller Found...

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    Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 10.7 × 8.4 × 0.8 inPublished:July 18, 2010Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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    Table of Contents

    PREFACE AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

     

    CHAPTER 1: THE ACADEMIC LANGUAGE OF HISTORY AND SOCIAL STUDIES

                What is Academic Language?

    How Is Academic Language Manifested in Classroom Discourse?

    What is the Academic Language of Social Studies and History ?

    Why Do English Learners Have Difficulty with Academic Language?

    How Can We Effectively Teach Academic Language With the SIOP Model?

    Academic Vocabulary

    Oral Discourse

    Concluding Thoughts

    CHAPTER 2:  ACTIVITIES AND TECHNIQUES FOR PLANNING SIOP HISTORY-SOCIAL STUDIES LESSONS: LESSON PREPARATION, BUILDING BACKGROUND, COMPREHENSIBLE INPUT, & STRATEGIES (BY JOHN SEIDLITZ, ROBIN LITEN-TEJADA, AND DEBORAH SHORT)

    John Michael’s Teaching Situation

    Introduction

                History and Social Studies Techniques and Activities

    Lesson Preparation                  

                Building Language Objectives from Content Objectives

                Differentiating Sentence Starters

    Building Background

                Concrete Personal Experiences

                Post a Connection

                Oh Yesterday! + Year

                Predict Definitions

                Vocabulary Scan

    Comprehensible Input

                Prop Box Improv

                Listen for Information

                Move It!

    Strategies

                Highlight Key Information in the Text

                Cut and Match Answers

                Expert/Novice

                Concluding Thoughts

    CHAPTER 3:  ACTIVITIES AND TECHNIQUES FOR PLANNING SIOP HISTORY-SOCIAL STUDIES LESSONS: INTERACTION, PRACTICE & APPLICATION, LESSON DELIVERY, REVIEW & ASSESSMENT (BY ROBIN LITEN-TEJADA, JOHN SEIDLITZ, AND DEBORAH SHORT)

    Introduction

    Interaction

                Structured Conversations

                Learning Styles Debate

                You Are There

    Practice & Application

                Readers Theater

                Living Diorama

                Partner Listening Dictation

                Go Graphic — One Step Further

    Lesson Delivery

                Group Response with a White Board

                Chunk and Chew Review

                Stand Up/Sit Down

    Review & Assessment

                Oral Number 1-3 for Self-Assessment

                Writing Self-Assessment Rubrics

                Number Wheels

                Whip Around, Pass Option

                Numbered Heads Together with Movement

                Differentiated Tickets Out

    Concluding Thoughts

                Revisiting Mr. Michaels

    CHAPTER 4: SIOP HISTORY AND SOCIAL STUDIES UNIT DESIGN AND LESSON PLANNING

                Ms. Parry’s Vignette

    Introduction

    SIOP Unit Design

                SIOP Unit Planner 1

                SIOP Unit Planner 2

    SIOP Lesson Planning

    Technology in SIOP Lessons

    SIOP History — Social Studies Lesson Formats

    Concluding Thoughts

    CHAPTER 5: SIOP SOCIAL STUDIES UNIT, GRADES K-2 (BY ROBIN LITEN-TEJADA AND DEBORAH SHORT)

    Introduction

    Past and Present

                Lesson 1

                Lesson 2

                Lesson 3

                Lesson 4

                Lesson 5

                Lesson 6

    Concluding Thoughts

    CHAPTER 6: SIOP SOCIAL STUDIES UNIT, GRADES 3-5 (BY ROBIN LITEN-TEJADA AND DEBORAH SHORT)

    Introduction

    Where in the World Are You?

                Lesson 1

                Lesson 2

                Lesson 3

                Lesson 4

                Lesson 5

                Lesson 6

    Concluding Thoughts

    CHAPTER 7: SIOP U.S. HISTORY UNIT, GRADES 6-8 (BY JOHN SEIDLITZ AND DEBORAH SHORT)

    Introduction

    Causes of the American Revolution

                Lesson 1

                Lesson 2

                Lesson 3

                Lesson 4

    Concluding Thoughts

    CHAPTER 8: SIOP GLOBAL HISTORY UNIT, GRADES 9-12 (BY JOHN SEIDLITZ AND DEBORAH SHORT)

    Introduction

    Containing Communism After World War II

                Lesson 1

                Lesson 2

                Lesson 3

                Lesson 4

                Lesson 5

    Concluding Thoughts   

    CHAPTER 9: PULLING IT ALL TOGETHER

    What We Have Learned

    What Our SIOP History and Social Studies Contributors Have Learned

    Final Thoughts

    APPENDIX A:  COMPONENTS AND FEATURES OF THE SIOP MODEL

    APPENDIX B: EXAMPLES OF ACADEMIC LANGUAGE IN HISTORY AND SOCIAL STUDIES STANDARDS (K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12)

    APPENDIX C: BLACKLINE MASTERS FOR K-2, 3-5, 6-8, & 9-12 UNITS

    REFERENCES

    INDEX