TSL 552 Topic 5 Discussions GCU
TSL 552 Topic 5 DQ 1
The Common Core and state standards press for greater content area literacy. As a bilingual educator, how might you promote content area literacy in both languages? What effective content area strategies are you seeing in your practicum setting? How might you ensure students are successful in content area testing at the state level? Provide your response in 200 or more words. Cite any sources used in APA Style.
TSL 552 Topic 5 DQ 2
Cummins (1994) has noted that students must develop Cognitive/Academic Language Proficiency (CALP) to succeed in content area classrooms. Consider one grade level (P-12) and one content area (e.g., mathematics, science, social studies, English language arts, music, etc.) you teach or intend to teach. Explain three important terms students need to know in the content area. Explain how you might embed these terms into a lesson plan. Provide your response in 200 or more words in your response. Cite any sources used in APA Style.