Objectives day 1:
Participants will be able to:
üIdentify some key factors affecting second language acquisition.
üUnderstand a graphic display that represents the process of second language acquisition.


Agenda, Day 1
Second Language Acquisition and Cultural Differences



  1. Introductions
  2. Background Information: Why are we here?
  3. Assignment, p.25
  4. Icebreaker- BINGO

  1. Module 1: p.8-12
    1. Key Factors Affecting Second Language Acquisition



Objectives for Day 3:

Participants will be able to:

Understand WiDA’s Can-Dos and proficiency descriptors.
Use English proficiency levels to analyze classroom tasks.
Agenda, Day 3;
Language, Culture, Teaching and Learning

Review 3-2-1
Assignment #3- Shadowing an ELL
Review of Assignment, p.25
Module 3: p.35 (supplemental materials)
Social and Academic language
WiDA Can Do Descriptors
Ticket to Leave