Assignment 1: Reflective Practitioner Journal Response Assessing Oral Language and Vocabulary
In this assignment, you will write the third reflective journal response of this course. You will write six such journal responses in the entire course.
Using the module readings, Argosy University online library resources, and the Internet, research the importance of assessing oral language and literacy development when instructing the ELL. Then, write a paper reflecting on the following:
Describe the nature of listening, speaking, reading, and writing.
Discuss how the ELL teacher can bridge the gap between social and academic language proficiency.
How best can the ELL teacher document progress in listening, speaking, reading, and writing? How does the teacher promote development in these areas?
Your answers should address the specified topic by making connections between the recent readings and earlier class material and your professional experiences.
Write a 4-page paper in Word format. Apply APA standards to citation of sources. Use the following file naming convention: Last name First Initial_M4_A1.doc.
By the due date assigned, deliver your assignment to the Submissions Area.
This assignment is worth 30 points and will be graded using a rubric. Download and read the rubric to understand the expectations.
Assignment 1 Grading Criteria Maximum Points Quality of reflective response.20Writing, mechanics, spelling, grammar, and flow.10Total:30