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PoDule by Pati Curiel and Denise Kilpatrick
            August 17, 2011
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Professional Development Modules
           Background


S Campbell Union School District Professional Development
      Modules (PoDules) were created by district teachers, coaches,
      and administrators in 2010-11 school year

S Content was intended for internal district use only

S Content was taken from multiple sources

S Any questions re: PoDules should be directed to Denise
      Kilpatrick, dkilpatrick@cusd.org in Campbell Union School
      District


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                                         Today’s Objective



S Participants will be able to define and create language
       objectives.




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                                         Today’s Agenda



S    Define Language Objectives

S    Language Functions

S    Language Tools: Vocabulary “Bricks” and Functional Language “Mortar” (Forms)

S    Sample Language Objectives

S    ELD Grammatical Matrix

S    Language Objectives in Content Areas

S    Interactive Activities

S    Sharing


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                          Systematic ELD
                        Language Objectives

S Identify what makes an effective
    language objective




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  Definition of a Language Objective



  S Language Objectives…

            are the HOW of the lesson

            should include interaction in the form of discussion
             (paired and/or cooperative learning activities)

   should be specific language skills you want
          students to develop

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              Language is in the foreground




 Language objectives focus on language
 Students will be able to use taught vocabulary and
 patterns to describe, compare, explain, etc.




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            Language Objective Frame 1


Students will use _________________ to_______________________.
               (language tools)      (function)

        Language Tools                                                                  Function
        S precise topic-specific                                                        S describe differences
               adjectives                                                                 between…
        S conjunctions                                                                  S give directions to…
        S past tense verbs                                                              S suggest…
        S modal verbs                                                                   S negotiate solutions…
        S sequencing words
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          Language Objective Frame 2


Students will ______________ using ___________________.
                           (function)                                                (language tools)
                                                                                        Language Tools
                Function
                                                                                        S precise topic-specific
                S describe differences                                                     adjectives
                        between…
                                                                                        S conjunctions
                S give directions to…
                                                                                        S past tense verbs
                S suggest…
                                                                                        S modal verbs
                S negotiate solutions…
                                                                                        S sequencing words
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                         An Effective ELD Language
                                 Objective…


S Stems from the linguistic demands of a functional
   task at the appropriate language level
S Focuses on high-leverage language that will serve
   students in many academic and social contexts
S Uses active verbs to explain tasks
S Names the specific language students will use


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               Non-Examples: Language
                     Objectives

Students will…

  S discuss a story using complete sentences

  S correctly use present, and future tense verbs

  S define vocabulary words and use them in
         complete sentences
  S write a paragraph in the past tense

  S follow directions
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 Purposeful Language Objectives



Language objectives link:
  S Purpose for language use (function)
  S Vocabulary (bricks) and/or
  S Grammatical forms and patterns (mortar)




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        Definition of Language Functions



     Language functions are specific uses of
       language to accomplish particular purposes.



       In the classroom setting, the language function defines
         what the reason is for communicating in the lesson.



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                                                                  A Focused Approach
                        Features of Explicit Language
                                 Instruction
                                                                       Language Functions


           What are language uses E.L.s must be able to navigate? What language
           functions do cognitive tasks require? What text structures must students
           comprehend?
         • Participate in                 • Express action and                       • Classify and          • Sequence
           discussions                      time relationships                         compare/contrast
                                                                                                             • Express
         • Express social                 • Express need, likes                      • Describe, explain       cause/effect
           courtesies                       and feelings                               and elaborate
                                                                                                             • Summarize
         • Give/follow                    • Draw conclusions                         • Generalize, predict
           directions


                                                                        Language Tools
                        Goal:
             Accurate and fluent
              use of language                                 Instruction and Application

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                                 Language Functions



  Functions are the purposes for communicating
               orally and in writing.


       SCorrelation of Language Functions Across
                                                                       Levels
                                                SBlooms Taxonomy

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                                       Function Activity



   Using the Correlation of Language Functions
                    Across Levels


1. Put a plus by some of the functions that you
          use regularly in your classroom.


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                                  Defining a Function



Remember that a function is the task or purpose in
  a lesson. Think about your classroom.


1. Identify a function that you use in your job.

2. Write it down.

3. Share with a friend.
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                  Topic Specific Vocabulary:
                         “Bricks”

S           In order to generate language about what they are
            studying, students need topic specific vocabulary.




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                                      Topic: An art project
                                      Function: Explain Needs
    Early Intermediate
           We need paper and scissors.
           We need _____ and _____.
    Intermediate
           We don’t have enough construction paper.
           We don’t have enough _____________.
    Early Advanced
           We aren’t going to be able to finish our mosaic project unless we get
            more colored pieces of paper.
           We aren’t going to be able to ___________unless we _______.



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         Functional Language: Mortar

Functional mortar is built from grammatical forms:


S We need pronouns and adverbs of frequency to
     say:
     Every other (day of the week)_, we __ at (time).

S We need questions with ‘will’ and prepositions
     of location to say:
     Will you bring me the ___? It is next to ____.


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   Samples of Language Objectives



S I Do – 2 examples

S We Do – 2 examples

S Partners – 2 examples

S You Do – 2 examples




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            Intent of Language Objectives


   S Across content areas

   S All grade levels

   S Stem from the linguistic demands of a functional task at the
          appropriate language level

   S Focus on high-leverage language that will serve students in
          many academic and social contexts

   S Use active verbs to explain tasks

   S Name the specific language students will use

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                                ELD Matrix
                           of Grammatical Forms

         Scope and sequence of grammatical
         knowledge across proficiency levels




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         ELD Matrix of Grammatical Forms

                                                                                     Layout of Tool:
                                                                                     S Note proficiency levels
                                                                                        across the top.
                                                                                     S Note parts of speech
                                                                                        along the left side.

                                                                                     Getting to know this tool:
                                                                                     S Skim entire ELD Matrix.

                                                                                     S Read one level “vertically”.

                                                                                     S Read one part of speech
                                                                                        “horizontally”.


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   Weaving Academic Language into
        Instructional Planning


   Content Objectives: Focus of the lesson (What
   student should know and be able to do)

   Language Objectives: Focus on language
   development, language needs, and language
   use for the lesson (How Listening, Speaking,
   Reading and Writing will be incorporated into the
   lesson)

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                                                          Quick Quiz


Which are content objectives? Which are language objectives? Working with a
  partner decide which are content and which are language objectives.

S    Students will be able to (SWBAT) differentiate between living and non-living
     things.

S    SWBAT tell how often they eat something using adverbs of frequency.

S    SWBAT analyze features of theme conveyed through a character’s action.

S    SWBAT construct a picture graph.

S    SWBAT use prepositions of time and natural disasters vocabulary to explain
     storms.
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Samples of Language Objectives in
         Content Areas
S Social Science - Students will be able (SWBAT) to orally discuss their
    analysis of their California Mission using more precise past tense vebs,
    such as believed, represented, and symbolized, and using complex
    sentences with subordinating conjunctions such as because and since.
    (I)

S Science - SWBAT write in complete sentences using simple present
    tense (is/are) and conjunctions (and) to describe the actions of frogs.
    (EI)

S Reading – SWBAT describe a character using concrete descriptive
    adjectives. (EI)

S Writing - SWBAT write a present tense sentence about a friend
    using subject pronouns. (B)




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                    More Samples of Language
                    Objectives in Content Areas

P.E. – SWBAT identify the sequence of how to play baseball using
ordinal numbers. (EI)
Art – SWBAT visualize movement in portraits using present
progressive verbs. (I)
Math – SWBAT classify even and odd numbers using
demonstrative pronouns. (I)
Technology – SWBAT create a PPT on how to open and save a
word document using phrasal verbs. (EA)
ELD - SWBAT use the auxiliary verbs could and should in order to
convince a friend to change his/her behavior. (I)
Music – SWBAT share preferences of how to sing a song using
adverbs with –ly. (EI)
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                                                     Poster Activity


     1.         In pairs or triads, find a poster.

     2.         Identify a function (task or purpose) for the poster.

     3.         Identify the functional language at the appropriate
                proficiency level (use the ELD Matrix of
                Grammatical Forms).

     4.         Create a possible language objective (using the
                function and language pattern).

     5.         Find another poster and repeat the process.
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                                     Application
                                 Part 1: Instructions


1.        Get into a job-alike groups.

2.        Think about a standard that you teach.

3.        Identify a function for that standard and a possible
          lesson for its instruction (use Blooms Taxonomy
          and the Correlation of Language Functions Across
          Levels).


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                                                  Application
                                                  Part 2: Task


1.        Think about the linguistic demands of the lesson.
2.        Identify the language pattern at the appropriate
          proficiency level (use the ELD Matrix of
          Grammatical Forms).
3.        Using the Kate Kinsella Linguistic Scaffolds for
          Writing Language Objectives and the Planning
          Scaffold for Writing Language Objectives, write a
          language objective for your lesson.

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                                                     Share Out



S Please share out the language objective your group
    wrote.




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                                                       Evaluation


  Please fill out the evaluation.




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                                       Resources Used



S Systematic ELD

S Edwin Javius – EdEquity

S Kate Kinsella – Targeted Oral Language
     Development for Academic Success

S A.L.L. – A Look at Learning

S Carol Delville’s Podule on Language Objectives

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