In response to frequent inquiries about how to implement the SIOP® Model, acclaimed authors, Dr. MaryEllen Vogt and Dr. Jana Echevarría offer these research-based, classroom-tested techniques for lessons that implement the eight SIOP® components.

This book is an indispensable resource for teachers of English language learners, and it is the ideal companion to Making Content Comprehensible for English Learners: The SIOP® Model.

The first chapter includes a brief overview of the SIOP® Model. The following eight chapters provide use-tomorrow activities for each of the SIOP® components: Lesson Preparation, Building Background, Comprehensible Input, Strategies, Interaction, Practice & Application, Lesson Delivery, and Review & Assessment. The 99 ideas and activities in this book include a some familiar techniques that have been shown to be especially effective for ELs, as well as many new ideas for SIOP teachers. All promote student-to-student and teacher-to-student interaction and involvement, so necessary for English language acquisition and content development. Step-by-step directions and examples of content and language objectives are included for all ideas and activities. Twelve sample SIOP® lesson plans, six each for the elementary and secondary levels, depict how an activity for each of the SIOP® components can be implemented effectively.

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