Video: Language Function Wall—1st Grade
This resource illustrates:
4C) Repeat and expand children’s talk; 4G) Reinforce target words; 5I) Write in each language; 5J) Language-based supports; 5K) Content-based writing assignments; 8B) Instructional tools; 8G) Reduce supports as proficiency grows
This video shows a first grade class engaged in the creation of a "Language Function Wall." This strategy helps students develop powerful academic language over the course of a thematic unit.