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Section (47) ESOL COMPETENCIES                                                   COURSES                   ASSESSMENT TOOL
1. Knowledge of heritage language and English language principles

1.   Apply principles of English phonology as they relate to language            EEX 4833                  ESOL Assessments
     acquisition and use.
                                                                                 TSL 4081                  Language Assignments

2.   Apply principles of English morphology as they relate to language           EEX 4833                  ESOL Tutoring Plans
     acquisition and use.
                                                                                 TSL 4081                  Language Assignments

3.   Apply principles of English semantics as they relate to language            TSL 4080                  Portfolio
     acquisition and use.
                                                                                 TSL 4081                  Language Assignments

4.   Apply principles of English pragmatics as they relate to language           LAE 3314                  Discussions, Reflections, Participation Assignments
     acquisition and use.
5.   Apply principles of English syntax as they relate to language acquisition   TSL 4081                  Language Assignments
     and use.
6.   Apply principles of English discourse as they relate to language            LAE 3314                  Discussions, Reflections, Participation Assignments
     acquisition and use.
7.   Analyze the grammatical structure of an English sentence.                   TSL 4080                  Portfolio

                                                                                 TSL 4081                  Language Assignments

8.  Identify concepts and influences associated with social and regional         TSL 4080                  Discussions and Weekly Assignments
    varieties of English in the United States.
9. Identify the language functions of spoken and written English.                LAE 3314                  Discussions, Reflections, Participation Assignments
10. Identify sociolinguistic principles that have influenced the development      LAE 3314                 Quiz
    of the English language.
11. Identify historical processes that have influenced the development of        TSL 4081                  Language Assignments
    the English language.
12. Analyze phonological, morphological, semantic, pragmatic, syntactic,         EEX 4833                  ESOL Assessments, ESOL Tutoring Plans




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     and discourse differences between English and other languages.            TSL 4080    Portfolio

                                                                               TSL 4081    Language Assignments

2. Knowledge of first and second language acquisition theories and classroom application


1.   Identify the principles of first language acquisition theories.           RED 4542c   Differentiated Instruction Project, Exams

                                                                               TSL 4081    Language Assignments, Weekly Assignments

2.   Identify the principles of second language acquisition theories.          TSL 4081    Language Assignments, Weekly Assignments
3.   Identify first and second language acquisition processes.                 TSL 4081    Language Assignments, Weekly Assignments
4.   Distinguish language characteristics of basic interpersonal               TSL 4080    Weekly Assignments
     communication skills (BICS) and cognitive academic language
     proficiency (CALP).                                                       TSL 4081    Final Project, Lesson Plan, Language Assignments, Weekly
                                                                                           Assignments

5.   Identify the impact of second language acquisition research on            TSL 4080    Discussions and Weekly Assignments
     classroom instruction.
6.   Identify characteristics of interlanguage that affect English language    TSL 4080    Semester Essay Exam
     learners' (ELLs') learning outcomes.
7.   Identify factors influencing, and characteristics of, bilingualism.       TSL 4080    Discussions and Weekly Assignments
8.   Identify the influence of cognitive factors on second language            TSL 4081    Weekly Assignments
     acquisition.
                                                                               TSL 4080    Cooperative Learning Activities
9.   Identify the influence of affective factors on second language            TSL 4081    Weekly Assignments
     acquisition.
                                                                               TSL 4080    Discussions and Weekly Assignments, Cooperative Learning
                                                                                           Activities
10. Identify the influence of social and educational (e.g., prior schooling,   TSL 4081    Weekly Assignments
    teacher expectations) factors on second language acquisition.              TSL 4080    Discussions and Weekly Assignments
11. Analyze the interaction between second language acquisition and            TSL 4080    Semester Essay Exam
    acculturation.
12. Identify sources of second language learner errors (e.g., language         TSL 4081    Language Assignments
    transfer, generalization, other communication strategies).
13. Identify the impact of heritage language phonology, morphology,            TSL 4081    Language Assignments
    semantics, and syntax on English language acquisition.




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3. Knowledge of sociolinguistic, cultural, ethnic, and sociopolitical issues

1.   Identify factors of sociolinguistic diversity that affect ELLs' learning   EDF 3234   Learner Development Project
     outcomes.
                                                                                EDF 2085   Discussion 1a (Project Implicit)
                                                                                           Discussions 4 to 10 and Case Analysis Assignment
                                                                                           Writing Assignment 1 (Little Rock 9)
                                                                                           Writing Assignment 2 (It’s Elementary)
                                                                                           Writing Assignment 3 (My Students)
                                                                                           Discussion 1b (My Family)
                                                                                           Discussion 1c (Expectations) Writing Assignment 4
                                                                                           (Curriculum Planning), Writing Assignment 5 (Reflection)
                                                                                           Quiz , Ethnography Paper

                                                                                EEX 4261   Instructional Management Project


                                                                                TSL 4080   Semester Essay Exam, Cooperative Learning Activities,
                                                                                           Weekly Assignments

                                                                                TSL 4081   Language Assignments

2.   Identify government policies that affect ELLs' participation and           TSL 4080   Semester Essay Exam
     achievement in U.S. schools.
3.   Identify political trends that have affected the education of ELLs.        TSL 4080   Semester Essay Exam
4.   Identify social trends that have affected the education of ELLs.           TSL 4081   Language Assignments
5.   Analyze elements of culture and their impact on instruction.               EDF 3234   Learner Development Project

                                                                                EDF 2085   Discussion 1a (Project Implicit)
                                                                                           Discussions 4 to 10 and Case Analysis Assignment
                                                                                           Writing Assignment 1 (Little Rock 9)
                                                                                           Writing Assignment 2 (It’s Elementary)
                                                                                           Writing Assignment 3 (My Students)
                                                                                           Discussion 2 (Lesson of a Lifetime)
                                                                                           Writing Assignment 4 (Curriculum Planning), Writing
                                                                                           Assignment 5 (Reflection)
                                                                                           Quiz , Ethnography Paper
                                                                                EEX 4833   ESOL Journal




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                                                                                   TSL 4080   Multicultural Lesson, Cooperative Learning Activities,
                                                                                              Weekly Assignments

                                                                                   TSL 4081   Language Assignments, Weekly Assignments

6.   Identify characteristics of different stages of the acculturation process.    TSL 4080   Weekly Assignments
7.   Identify levels of cultural adaptation (e.g., assimilation, acculturation).   TSL 4080   Semester Essay Exam
8.   Identify ways student participation, learning, and behavior can be            EDF 3234   Learner Development Project
     affected by cultural differences (e.g., religious, economic, social,
     family).                                                                      EDF 2085   Discussion 1a (Project Implicit)
                                                                                              Discussions 4 to 10 and Case Analysis Assignment
                                                                                              Writing Assignment 1 (Little Rock 9)
                                                                                              Writing Assignment 2 (It’s Elementary)
                                                                                              Writing Assignment 3 (My Students)
                                                                                              Writing Assignment 4 (Curriculum Planning), Writing
                                                                                              Assignment 5 (Reflection)
                                                                                              Quiz , Ethnography Paper
                                                                                   EEX 4261   Instructional Management Project

                                                                                   TSL 4081   Weekly Assignments

9.   Identify methods of increasing multicultural sensitivity.                     EEX 4261   Instructional Management Project

                                                                                   EDF 2085   Discussion 1c (Expectations), Discussion 2 (Lesson of a
                                                                                              Lifetime), Writing Assignment 4 (Curriculum Planning),
                                                                                              Writing Assignment 5 (Reflection)
                                                                                              Quiz , Ethnography Paper
                                                                                   TSL 4080   Portfolio, Multicultural Lesson, Semester Essay Exam,
                                                                                              Cooperative Learning Activities, Weekly Assignments

                                                                                   TSL 4081   Final Project, Weekly Assignments

                                                                                   EEX 4832   3 Lesson Plans/Reflections

                                                                                   EEX 4833   3 Lesson Plans/Reflections

4. Knowledge of curriculum, curriculum materials, and resources




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1.   Identify appropriate adaptations of curriculum materials according to    EDE 4200   Direct Instruction Lesson Plan
     level of language proficiency and prior knowledge.
                                                                              EEX 4261   Instructional Management Project
                                                                              RED 3310   Mini Lessons
                                                                              TSL 4080   Multicultural Lesson, Semester Essay Exam, Cooperative
                                                                                         Learning Activities

                                                                              TSL 4081   Lesson Plan, Weekly Assignments

                                                                              EEX 4833   ESOL Tutoring Plans

2.   Identify linguistic demands and language objectives associated with      RED 3310   Exams Quizzes
     content curricula in order to provide appropriate instruction for
     students at varying levels of language proficiency.                      TSL 4080   Semester Essay Exam, Cooperative Learning Activities

                                                                              TSL 4081   Final Project, Lesson Plan, Weekly Assignments

3.   Identify methods of scaffolding text and providing context for ELLs.     EEX 4833   ESOL Tutoring Plans

                                                                              TSL 4081   Weekly Assignments

4.   Identify resources that address cultural, ethnic, and linguistic         TSL 4080   Portfolio
     differences.
                                                                              TSL 4081   Weekly Assignments

5.   Identify major professional organizations, publications, and resources   TSL 4080   Portfolio
     that support ELLs' learning.
                                                                              TSL 4081   Weekly Assignments

6.  Identify resources that increase comprehension of text for ELLs.          TSL 4080   Weekly Assignment – Language of textbook
7.  Identify procedures for developing lesson plans for ELLs at various       TSL 4081   Weekly Assignments
    proficiency levels using state and national standards for teachers of
    English to speakers of other languages (i.e., TESOL).
5. Knowledge of instructional models

1.   Identify research-based models of bilingual education.                   TSL 4081   Weekly Assignments
2.   Identify research-based models of ESOL education.                        TSL 4081   Language Assignments, Weekly Assignments
                                                                              EDF 2085   Discussion 3 (Diversity Project)



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3.   Identify the criteria considered in selecting and developing an             MAE 4310    Problem Centered Lesson Plan/Manipulative Papers
     instructional model.
4.   Identify major research findings (e.g., L1 maintenance, L2 acquisition)     TSL 4081    Weekly Assignments
     on the effectiveness of second language acquisition instructional
     models.
6.   Knowledge of instructional methods and strategies

1.   Identify communication and instructional strategies that promote BICS       EEX 4833    ESOL Tutoring Plans
     and CALP.
                                                                                 TSL 4080    Portfolio

                                                                                 TSL 4081    Lesson Plan, Language Assignments, Weekly Assignments

2.   Identify metacognitive, cognitive, and socioaffective strategies that       TSL 4081    Essay Test, Lesson Plan, Weekly Assignments
     promote second language acquisition.
                                                                                 EEX 4833    3 Lesson Plans/Reflections

                                                                                 EEX 4832    3 Lesson Plans/Reflections

3.   Identify features of the natural approach and activities for various        RED 4542c   Online Discussions
     proficiency levels.
                                                                                 TSL 4081    Lesson Plan, Language Assignments, Weekly Assignments

4.   Identify appropriate total physical response (TPR) activities for various   RED 4542c   Online Discussions
     proficiency levels.
                                                                                 TSL 4081    Lesson Plan, Language Assignments, Weekly Assignments

5.   Identify features of communicative approaches and activities for            RED 4542c   Online Discussions
     teaching ESOL for various proficiency levels.
                                                                                 TSL 4081    Lesson Plan, Language Assignments, Weekly Assignments

6.   Identify appropriate ESOL strategies and instructional modifications for    TSL 4080    Portfolio, Semester Essay Exam, Weekly Assignments
     content-based instruction for various proficiency levels (e.g., Cognitive
     Academic Language Learning Approach [CALLA], Sheltered Instruction          TSL 4081    Lesson Plan, Language Assignments, Weekly Assignments
     Observation Protocol [SIOP]).
                                                                                 RED 4542c   Online Discussions

7.   Identify major researchers (e.g., Jim Cummins, Stephen Krashen,             TSL 4081    Weekly Assignments
     Virginia Collier and Wayne Thomas, Diane August) and their
     contributions to the field of second language teaching and learning.


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8.   Identify appropriate methods and strategies to teach language arts to      TSL 4080    Portfolio
     ELLs.
                                                                                TSL 4081    Language Assignments, Weekly Assignments

                                                                                EEX 4833    ESOL Tutoring Plans

9.   Identify appropriate methods and strategies to teach language skills       EEX 4833    ESOL Journal, ESOL Tutoring Plans
     (i.e., listening, speaking, reading, writing).
                                                                                TSL 4080    Portfolio, Semester Essay Exam
                                                                                TSL 4081    Final Project, Lesson Plan, Language Assignments, Weekly
                                                                                            Assignments
                                                                                            Differentiated Instruction Project, Exams
                                                                                RED 4542c

10. Identify appropriate instructional interventions to address fossilization   TSL 4081    Weekly Assignments
    of language development.
11. Identify methods and strategies of differentiating instruction (e.g.,       EEX 4261    Instructional Management Project
    providing context) for ELLs at various proficiency levels.
                                                                                EEX 4833    3 Lesson Plans/Reflections, ESOL Journal, ESOL Tutoring Plans

                                                                                EEX 4832    3 Lesson Plans/Reflections

                                                                                RED 4542c   Differentiated Instruction Project, Exams

                                                                                TSL 4080    Cooperative Learning Activities, Weekly Assignments

                                                                                TSL 4081    Lesson Plan, Weekly Assignments

12. Identify methods of incorporating students' heritage languages and          TSL 4081    Weekly Assignments
    cultures into the existing curriculum.                                      TSL 4080    Discussions and Weekly Assignments
7.   Knowledge of instructional technology

1.   Identify appropriate instructional technology (e.g., CDs, DVDs, video,     EEX 4833    ESOL Tutoring Plans
     audio cassettes) and its use in instructing ELLs.
                                                                                TSL 4081    Weekly Assignments

2.   Identify the classroom implications of language learning technology        TSL 4080    Portfolio
     and computer-mediated communication in instructing ELLs.
3.   Identify the instructional implications of using synchronous and           TSL 4080    Portfolio


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     asynchronous software to promote ELLs' language acquisition.
4.   Identify major research findings on the effective use of language        TSL 4080    Portfolio
     learning technology and computer-mediated communication with ELLs.
5.   Identify criteria for evaluating and adapting the use of instructional   TSL 4081    Weekly Assignments
     technology(e.g., software, Internet resources) to meet the needs of
     ELLs.
8.   Knowledge of literacy development and classroom application

1.   Identify characteristics of reading stages for ELLs.                     TSL 4081    Language Assignments, Weekly Assignments
2.   Identify characteristics of writing stages for ELLs.                     TSL 4081    Lesson Plan, Language Assignments

                                                                              EEX 4833    ESOL Assessments

3.  Identify characteristics of emergent literacy.                            TSL 4080    Semester Essay Exam
4.  Identify strategies to promote emergent literacy (e.g., nonlinguistic     TSL 4080    Semester Essay Exam
    representations, language experience approach).
5. Identify methods of incorporating the student's heritage language          TSL 4080    Weekly Assignment
    literacy into second language literacy development (e.g.,
    transferability).
6. Identify characteristics of critical literacy.                             RED 3310    Discussion/Participation Assignments
7. Identify strategies to promote critical literacy.                          RED 3310    Discussion/Participation Assignments
8. Identify appropriate methods of instructing ELLs in the areas of           TSL 4081    Weekly Assignments
    phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and reading
                                                                              RED 3310    Discussion/Participation Assignments
    comprehension.
9. Identify appropriate methods for developing literacy for ELLs with         LAE 3314    Discussions, Reflections, Participation Assignments
    limited literacy in their heritage language.
10. Identify appropriate methods for instructing ELLs in the writing          LAE 3314    Discussions, Reflections, Participation Assignments
    process.
9. Knowledge of assessment

1.   Identify factors that affect the assessment of ELLs.                     EEX 4221c   Culminating Final Project

                                                                              TSL 4081    Assessment Paper

2.   Identify appropriate formal and informal assessment tools and            EEX 4833    ESOL Assessments
     techniques to measure ELLs' development of oral language and literacy
     and academic achievement.                                                TSL 4081    Assessment Paper

3.   Evaluate the appropriateness (e.g., curriculum alignment, cultural and   TSL 4081    Assessment Paper



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     linguistic bias) of assessment instruments and practices.
4.   Identify appropriate adaptations of tests, test items, and test tasks      EEX 4833   ESOL Assessments
     according to the student's level of English proficiency.
                                                                                TSL 4080   Semester Essay Exam

                                                                                TSL 4081   Assessment Paper

5.   Identify statewide assessment policies and accommodations for ELLs.        TSL 4081   Assessment Paper
6.   Interpret assessment data (e.g., linguistic, academic, interlanguage       EEX 4833   ESOL Assessments
     data) to guide instructional decisions for ELLs.
                                                                                TSL 4081   Assessment Paper, Weekly Assignments

7.  Identify measurement concepts, characteristics, and uses of norm-       TSL 4081       Weekly Assignments
    referenced, criterion-referenced, and performance-based assessments
    of ELLs.
10. Knowledge of exceptional student education (ESE) issues related to ELLs

1.   Differentiate the characteristics of ELLs in the process of second         EDF 3234   Learner Development Project
     language acquisition and acculturation from the characteristics of ELLs
     with disabilities.                                                         TSL 4081   Weekly Assignments
2.   Differentiate the characteristics of ELLs in the process of second         TSL 4081   Weekly Assignments
     language acquisition from the characteristics of ELLs with speech and
                                                                                TSL 4080   Semester Essay Exam
     language disabilities.
3.   Identify appropriate strategies and interventions to be implemented        EDF 3234   Learner Development Project
     prior to any formal referral of ELLs to ESE, including gifted education.
                                                                                TSL 4081   Weekly Assignments
4.   Identify the policies and procedures that may impact ELLs in the           TSL 4080   Semester Essay Exam
     referral process to ESE.
                                                                                TSL 4081   Weekly Assignments

5.   Identify appropriate formal and informal assessments for use with ELLs     TSL 4081   Weekly Assignments
     referred to ESE.                                                           TSL 4080   Semester Essay Exam

6. Identify appropriate instructional strategies for ELLs in ESE.               TSL 4081   Weekly Assignments
11. Knowledge of federal and state mandates

1.   Identify regulations of the most recent reauthorization of the             TSL 4081   Weekly Assignments
     Elementary and Secondary Education Act as they apply to ELLs.




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2.   Identify major U.S. Supreme Court decisions (e.g., Brown v. Board of       TSL 4081   Weekly Assignments
     Education, 1954; Lau v. Nichols, 1974; Plyler v. Doe, 1982) that have
     affected the education of ELLs.                                            TSL 4080   Weekly Discussions and Assignments

3.   Identify major court decisions, legal agreements, legislation, and state   TSL 4081   Weekly Assignments
     administrative rules that have affected the education of ELLs.
                                                                                EDF 2085   Discussion 2 (Lesson of a Lifetime)

4.   Apply the major components and modifications of the League of              TSL 4080   Portfolio
     United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) et al. v. State Board of
     Education Consent Decree, 1990, to specific situations.                    TSL 4081   Weekly Assignments




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