This kindergarten teacher demonstrates the use of sentence frames in all aspects in her classroom. She provides the actual sentence frames she uses to help students converse with one another, engage in class discussion, and complete written assignments and graphic organizers. The frames are used as a support for students but are especially helpful for her ELLs.
Researched-backed ELL strategies are thoroughly explained in this book. The book primarily focuses on how to best support communication—verbal and written—in ELLs. Sentence frames should be used in conjunction with other strategies in this book in order to fully support ELLs.
Sentence frames can be used to help students with the proper use and understanding of academic language. The author explains that students must have a solid grasp on academic language in order to be career and college ready. He provides examples on how to implement sentence frames to foster this kind of learning in students.
The teacher in this video demonstrates the use of sentence frames in her classroom. She explains that the purpose of sentence frames is for students to possess the confidence to ask for help and build on one another’s ideas. This concept is particularly crucial to ELL students who may otherwise lack some of the tools to communicate confidently.
This teacher explains exactly what a sentence frame is, provides examples, and even demonstrates its use in a brief video. She explains that the sentence frame acts as a support for students’ writing and can be helpful for all students, especially ELLs and reluctant writers. This teacher also provides step by step instruction on how to properly implement sentence frames.