SIOP Training

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  1. multilingual

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    Has any second teachers here had any SIOP (sheltered instruction observation protocol) training? If so, I am wondering if anyone would please share examples of their content and language objectives, specifically in the area of science, social studies and math.
     
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    I've had SIOP training, but I can't help with the objectives in the other areas because I teach English.

    SIOP is about strategies, though. What kind of content and language objectives are you wanting?
     
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    I'm specifically wanting content and language objectives that have to do with math, social studies and science.

    For example,
    Content objective: Learn about the social structure, government, etc of Ancient Egypt

    Language Objective: Write a paragraph with topic sentence and details about Ancient Egypt.
     
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    They don't give objectives like that in their training. The training focuses on how to provide ESOL students with strategies to use in all content areas.
     
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    Here's one for math:

    Content Objective: Convert decimals to fractions.

    Language Objective: Write a word problem that requires you to convert decimals to fractions.

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    Discuss ways to remember how to convert from a decimal to a fraction.

    OR

    Make a poster listing the steps for converting from a decimal to a fraction.

    I hope that helps!
     
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    Content Objective: Whatever the "state standard" is that the students are learning.

    Language Objective: What task do you want the students to do, and what tool will you use for it.

    Example:

    CO: SWBAT expand fluency in the base ten numeration system.
    LO: SWBAT locate prime and composite numbers using a 100 chart, divisibility rules, and colored pencils.

    Hope this helps.
     

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