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A Curriculum Design For Emergent English Language Learners In Middle School Science, Allison Simpson Apr 2019

A Curriculum Design For Emergent English Language Learners In Middle School Science, Allison Simpson

Masters Theses/Capstone Projects

The purpose of this Capstone project is to design a curriculum for emergent English Language Learners (ELLs). This subgroup of students typically comes from a different educational background and speaks a different native language than native English-speaking students. This presents a challenge for educators to include modifications to their current curriculum. While most curricula include modifications for educators to use, they are usually not at the level Emergent ELLs need to be successful in the classroom. This curriculum focuses on emergent level students in the middle school science classroom. The research question is How do we meet emergent ELL students ...


Supporting Refugee And Emergent English Learner's Reading Ability Through A Story Dictation-Based Curriculum, Heather Sunday Apr 2019

Supporting Refugee And Emergent English Learner's Reading Ability Through A Story Dictation-Based Curriculum, Heather Sunday

Masters Theses/Capstone Projects

The purpose of this project is to present a literacy curriculum designed specifically for emergent English Learners (ELs) and refugee students. The curriculum utilizes the Language Experience Approach (LEA) to support ELs in their literacy learning as well as capitalize on student strengths in oral language. In order to design this curriculum, literature research was conducted with two questions in mind: 1. How can the strengths of refugee students’ be utilized in a literacy curriculum? 2. In what ways could a Language Experience Approach­based curriculum support emergent ELs in their literacy development? Once these questions were answered through thorough ...


The Howl - Spring 2018, Gwendolyn Derosa, Hide Iwata, Ayat Al Jbour, Rongrong Yan, Vivian Chen, Miki Kimura, Kristyna Karbanova, Yujin Kim, Yunan Huang Apr 2018

The Howl - Spring 2018, Gwendolyn Derosa, Hide Iwata, Ayat Al Jbour, Rongrong Yan, Vivian Chen, Miki Kimura, Kristyna Karbanova, Yujin Kim, Yunan Huang

The Howl

The Howl is a magazine that is planned, researched, written, photographed and designed by Otterbein University’s ESL and international students. The magazine serves to give them a safe space in which to use their voice to share their cultures, experiences and lives. If you are interested in submitting to the Howl, please e-mail your writing or photography to gderosa@otterbein.edu. Enjoy Otterbein ESL’s contribution to the Otterbein community’s literary scene.