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Instructional Resources

  • Academic Language
  • Shelter Instruction Resources
    • SIOP Activities by Feature Adobe PDF Icon - Compiled by Allyson Newton - NC DPI ELL Support Team January 2013
    • SIOP Activities (Instructions) by Feature Adobe PDF Icon -  by SIOP feature - Compiled by Allyson Newton – January 2013
    • Recommended Reading
      • Echevarria, J., Vogt, M., & Short, D. J. (2017). Making content comprehensible for English learners: the SIOP model. Boston: Pearson.
      • Vogt, M., & Echevarría, J. (2011). 99 ideas and activities for teaching English learners with the SIOP model. Boston: Pearson Allyn and Bacon.
      • Vogt, M., Echevarría, J., & Washam, M. A. (2015). 99 more ideas and activities for teaching English learners with the SIOP® model. Boston: Pearson.
  • Strategy Websites
    • The Teacher Toolkit - Various techniques and strategies demonstrated with short video clips (less than 5 minutes). Also included are instructions and templates for most strategies.
    • The Teaching Channel - "Teaching Channel is a thriving online community where teachers can watchshare, and learn diverse techniques to help every student grow."
    • ReadWriteThink: Strategy Guides - "Strategy guides define and provide examples of effective literacy teaching and learning strategies and offer a wealth of related resources to help sharpen your instruction."

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