Integrated Assessments for ELL: Students-and Teachers-Benefit From Incorporating Writing and Drawing in Scienceby: Joan Armon and Linda J. Morris

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Despite the challenges posed by increased time, specialized vocabularies, and balance, integrating writing and drawing with science investigations are beneficial for teachers and students. This chapter explains why this integrated approach is beneficial, and illustrates how teachers can use it to meet the needs of students learning English and guide teaching. It concludes by noting some of the difficulties posed by integration and offers some recommendations.

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  • on Thu Dec 01, 2011 10:45 PM

I guess that intuition said that drawing pictures would help the ELL student that I have in my classroom. I chose to read this chapter looking for ideas to help the student. I am taking it as support for my decisions in how I currently teach the student, but I was hoping for new ideas.

Susan German  (Hallsville, MO)
Susan German (Hallsville, MO)

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