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

by Jana Echevarria, MaryEllen Vogt, Deborah J. Short

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

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 theacademic 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 Model; Implementing 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)

Book Information

ISBN: 9780205627615
Publication date: 18th July 2010
Author: Jana Echevarria, MaryEllen Vogt, Deborah J. Short
Publisher: Pearson an imprint of Pearson Education (US)
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 240 pages
Categories: Primary & middle schools, ELT: teaching theory & methods, Education, Industrial or vocational training,

About Jana Echevarria, MaryEllen Vogt, Deborah J. Short

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 (R) Model for sheltered instruction and has directed national research studies on English language learn-ers funded by the Carnegie Corporation, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the U.S. Dept. of Education. She recently chaired an expert panel on adolescent ELL literacy. As the director of Academic Language Research & Training, Dr. Short provides professional development on sheltered instruction and academic literacy around the U.S. and abroad. She has numerous publications, including the SIOP (R) book ...

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