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This free sample of a sheltered instructional strategy card is great for both ELLs and native English speakers. Sometimes people also refer to these types of strategies as SIOP strategies.
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These sheltered strategies can be used in any content area and, with minimal prep (10 minutes or less), can be implemented immediately in your classroom. All of them target academic vocabulary and content acquisition and also incorporate student interaction. They also incorporate sheltered language acquisition strategies to focus on student language development using reading, writing, speaking, and listening.
The strategy included in this free sample resource is:
Give-One-Get-One: An interactive activity that gets students up and moving to collect ideas from their peers.
These strategies are printed 2 to a page, with simple directions so you can read them and implement them right away. You can print them and use them as they are, or you might prefer to cut them into ½ pages and organize them using a ring to make a flip book, staple them together, or place them in a container to store them. You could print the pages double sided to cut down on printing.
Each strategy card has the following information:
•Estimated Prep Time
•Estimated Activity Time
•Why use this strategy?
•How it works
•Or you could...
Bonus Resource Included
One ready-to-print template to use with Give-One-Get-One
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