Strategy Overview: Teacher as Language Model
This resource illustrates:
4A) High-quality and extended talk; 4B) Open- and closed-ended questions; 8G) Reduce supports as proficiency grows
PreK-TK, Grades K-1, Grades 2-3
This resource outlines strategies teachers can use to model and extend Multilingual Learners' oral language skills. Strategies include narration (describing what the teacher is seeing and thinking) and amplification (paraphrasing a child's statement in more complex and extended language and asking a follow-up question).