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TOP 300

The following ESL & SEI MTEL (54 + 56)  Challenge #1 ~ The TOP 100 ~  is designed to help you review the TOP 100 ESL & SEI Terms in preparation for the 1-DAY ESL & SEI MTEL Workshops.   See video directions below for home-study usage.

ESL & SEI PRE-WORKSHOP HOMEWORK

Challenge #1

 "The TOP 300 "

DIRECTIONS

1)  Watch the video directions.

2)  Use the links below to help you review each term. 

3)  Write a brief 1-Sentence Summary of each Top 100+ ESL& SEI Terms.

 

EXAMPLE 1: Linguistics: the scientific study of language

EXAMPLE 2: Oracy: the ability to express oneself in & understand spoken language 

LINGUISTICS &

SOCIOLINGUISTICS

1-10

 

 

Linguistics

 

  • vowel sounds

  • tonal language

  • voiced consonants

  • unvoiced consonants

  • phoneme

  • allophone

  • suffixes 

  • prefixes

  • denotation

  • connotation

  • register

  • inflection

  • derivation

  • syntax

  • verb phrase

  • adverbial phrase

  • noun phrase

  • relative clause

  • the academic word list

 

Sociolinguistics

 

  • pragmatics

  • sociolinguistics

  • dialect diversity

  • connected speech

  • colloquialism

  • figures of speech

  • high frequency words

  • sight words

 

STAGES OF LANGUAGE ACQUISITION

11-20

Linguistics

 

  • latinate

  • cognates

  • allomorphs

  • homonyms

  • universal language principles

  • language acquisition

  • novel utterance

  • verbatim

  • theory of common underlying proficiency

  • metacognition

  • thesaurus

  • categorization 

  • memorization

  • translation

  • transfer

  • imagery 

  • representation

  • elaboration

  • inference

  • cognitive processes in language acquisition

  • extension

  • grammatical rule

  • code-switching between languages

 

ELL BEST PRACTICES

21-32

 

Lingiustics

 

  • prereading

  • postreading

  • oracy

  • sheltered english immersion

  • content instruction

  • intervention

  • content-area

  • visual support or approach

  • story mapping

  • cognitive mapping

  • vocabulary chart

  • cognate chart

  • discrete language forms

  • language ego

  • cultural identity in english

  • kinesthetic approach

  • semantic map

  • teacher modeling

  • content adaptation

  • schema building

  • the natural approach

  • total physical response

  • readers theatre

  • sheltered content teaching

  • cognitive academic language learning approach

  • vocabulary of science

  • academic language

 

 

SOCIO-EMOTIONAL & SOCIOCULTURAL FACTORS 

33-44

Linguistics

 

  • cultural and linguistic backgrounds

  • cooperative learning groups

  • oral tradition

  • writing systems

  • independent reading

  • literacy development

  • intercultural communication

  • linguistic understanding

  • multiculturalism

  • home language

  • linguistic modality

  • stage of acculturation

  • instructional technology

  • community involvement

  • intrinsic motivational factors

  • native-like pronunciation in english

  • proficiency levels

 

 

 

AURAL & ORAL LANGUAGE

44-54

Linguistics

 

  • natural speech

  • cohesive devices

  • oral language production

  • aural language assessment

  • listening comprehension

  • grammatical competence

  • phoneme discrimination

  • auditory processing

  • aural input

  • linguistic difficulty

  • assessment anxiety

  • oral retelling

  • aural receptive vocabulary

  • oral expressive vocabulary

  • english language proficiency

  • interlanguage development

  • conversational repair strategies

  • comprehensible pronunciation

  • complex grammatical structures

  • oral proposal

  • grammatical forms

 

 

READING DEVELOPMENT & ASSESSMENT

 

55-77

 

 

Linguistics

  • reading development

  • phonemic awareness

  • academic language structures

  • listening comprehension

  • content-area concepts and skills

  • reading fluency

  • reading accuracy

  • reading rate

  • word-learning

  • reading comprehension

  • reading level

  • phonics skills

  • silent reading

  • constructivist approach

  • letter knowledge

  • word consciousness

  • spelling instruction

  • phonics instruction

  • irregular words

  • letter sequence in words

  • regular elements in words

  • textual contents of words

  • visual appearance of words

  • greek roots

  • latin roots

  • affixes

  • vocabulary instruction

  • phonics generalizations

  • word analysis strategies

  • syntactic context clues

  • semantic context clues

  • contextual analysis

  • language experience approach

  • choral reading

  • tier two words

  • phonetically regular words

  • letter-sound correspondences

  • informal reading inventory

  • cloze assessment

 

 

WRITING DEVELOPMENT & LITERAY ASSESSMENT

77-88

 

 

Linguistics

 

  • freewriting

  • written discourse

  • prewriting

  • grammar conventions

  • descriptive sentences

  • bridging-level english

  • developing-level english

  • grammatical categories

  • mechanics

  • peer-editing

  • letter formation

  • word boundaries

  • aural discrimination

  • spoken sounds

  • informational text structures

  • entering-level english

SEI & SHELTERED CONTENT

 

89-100

 

 

Linguistics

 

  • ​cognitive learning strategy

  • journal reflection

  • cognitive-academic language proficiency

  •  marker (linguistics)

  • coherence

  • cohesion

  • expanding-level english

  • linguistic modifications

  • language neutrality

  • expanding-level english

  • instructional conversation

  • affective filters

  • scaffolding learning

  • content-specific 

  • academic instructions

  • writing conventions

 

 

(Terms or phrases from mtel.nesinc.com)

 

  • SEI Endorsement

  • Rethinking equity and teaching for English Language Learners (RETELL)

  • Title III of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001

  • Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 71A as amended by Chapter 386 of the Acts of 2002 [Question 2]

  •  Regulations for Educator Licensure and Preparation Program Approval [603 CMR 7.00]

  • Education of English Learners Regulations [603 CMR 14.00]

  •  Individuals with Disabilities Education Act [IDEA])

  • students with interrupted formal education [SIFE] 

  • cultural differences in educational practices

  • major concepts related to culture

  • cultural adaptation

  •  influence of cultural differences on the teaching and learning of English language learners

  • understanding of English language learners' families

  •  school-home-community partnerships

  • discourse

  • units of language

  • rhetorical registers

  •  2011 Massachusetts Curriculum Framework for English Language Arts and Literacy

  • World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment English Language Development Standards (WIDA ELD Standards)

  • linguistic features of English

  • language forms

  • language functions

  • second-language acquisition

  • contextual factors

  • physical, cognitive, and educational factors that can influence English language learners' acquisition of English

  •  metalinguistic / metacognitive awareness

  • sociocultural, political, and ideological factors

  • vocabulary development

  • evidence-based principles of effective vocabulary instruction

  •  three tiers of vocabulary

  • preteaching content vocabulary

  • semantic maps

  •  teaching concepts versus labels

  • SEI programming models

  • SEI protocols

  • model performance indicators

  • rhetorical structure of a text

  • deconstructing sentences

  • unpacking a text clause by clause to investigate language patterns used in the text

  • cultural bias and linguistic bias

  • formative and summative classroom assessments

  • performance-based content assessment

  • WIDA Assessing Comprehension and Communication in English State-to-State for English Language Learners (ACCESS for ELLs®)

  • Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)

  • bilingual dictionaries

  •  linguistic modifications

  •  role of oral language in literacy development

  • evidence-based principles of effective reading instruction

  • reading strategies

  •  interrelationships between reading and writing 

  • writing-reading connection

  • Language Progressive Skills chart

  • use of writing templates, graphic organizers

  • writing methods and practices

  •  Massachusetts curriculum frameworks

  • inclusive classroom culture

  • culturally sensitive approaches

  • modals

  • conditional modes

  • comparatives and superlatives

  • polysemous words 

  • sheltering content for english language learners

  • levels and features of academic texts

  • word/phrase level

  • sentence level

  • discourse level

  • sociocultural level

  • conducting think-alouds

  • sheltering content

  • standards-based content teaching

 

 

ESL & SEI TOP 100 TERMS
3

Key ESL Terms

 

 

ESL & SEI Theories & Best Practices

 

 

Linguistics

 

Morphology

 

Syntax

 

Semantics

 

 

Pragmatics

 

 

Sociolinguistics  

 

 

Word Identification & Content Vocabulary 

 

 

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